In our modern era, particularly in America (and perhaps the West as a whole), leaders are burning out at an increasing and alarming rate. There are many factors leading to this trend, but at the forefront are certain cultural issues that have affected the way we do church and church leadership. There are four issues, in particular, that have invaded our thinking in toxic ways.
4 American Cultural Issues Contributing to Church Leader Burnout
Are You Walking Through BURNOUT in Your Leadership?
I’ve read back through journals I kept during one of the hardest seasons of my life and I feel two things.
- Gratitude! I’m grateful to have emerged from the dark valley of leadership burnout.
- Burdened! I’m passionate about offering other leaders a word of encouragement.
I put together, out of my own experience, a list of factors that indicate you’re either headed for burnout or you’re right in the middle of it. Click the graphic or the button to download a free copy of The Burnout Checklist.