EP 226 BURNOUT IS NOT AN OPTION
Well buckle up Bootcampers, this EP is tackling an important but also somewhat controversial issue—burnout in ministry.
The topic came up via a social media post where a quote was shared; “I have never met a burned-out pastor ready to quit that was deeply abiding in Christ.” – R. Blackaby
There were some hot sports opinions shared by many, the sum of which indicated that this is a touchy subject. The guys break down some nuances about ministry difficulty, discouragement, and burnout. In short, the ministry is challenging. Let’s get a working definition of burnout:
Burnout is a state of emotional, mental, and often physical exhaustion brought on by prolonged or repeated stress. Sounds like ministry doesn’t it?
Here’s some good news, burnout is not a given, it is not inevitable.
We’re not going to load up the notes here, we do encourage you to listen and be open to seeing your challenges from a different vantage point.
We’re praying for you!