Self-Care Vital for Effective Ministry

Self-Care Vital for Effective Ministry

The job of a ministry is heavy and complex. Caring for the grieving, offering marital advice, praying for the worried and anxious is challenging. Toss a global pandemic in the mix and things get even more stressful and overwhelming. The pandemic has caused widespread...
Give Pastors a Break to Show Your Appreciation

Give Pastors a Break to Show Your Appreciation

I can’t preach to the choir due to COVID-19. But if I could, I would turn around and say to these musically inclined members, “Show some appreciation for clergy and for pastors specifically.” “It is hard to believe, to have faith right now,” I’d tell them. “So, save...
Olympics Superstar Champions Mental Health

Olympics Superstar Champions Mental Health

Gymnast Kerri Strug completed her vault routine with a painful injury – two torn ligaments in her ankle – at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. Despite the United States’ guaranteed gold medal chances, her coach Béla Károlyi pushed her to vault again at risk of...