Resources


PIR Ministries is proud to offer a variety of resources that compliment our proven process to help ministry leaders in transition.

Podcast

Drawing from the experience and wisdom of those who deeply care for the lives of pastors, their families and the local church, the PIR podcast speaks to many of the core issues facing today’s ministry leaders. Join the PIR Staff and others as they offer a message of Gospel hope as well as insights on how pastors can protect their future and guard their present.

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PIR Podcast
PIR Podcast

Video Archive

Drawing from the experience and wisdom of those who deeply care for the lives of pastors, their families and the local church, PIR’s videos speak to many of the core issues facing today’s ministry leaders.

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Helpful Articles

Research and reflections relevant to ministers in transition.

A Day Away With God
A Day Away With God
The Fear Factor in Fruit Bearing
Bring Clarity to Your Call – The PRO-D Assessment
The Fear Factor in Fruit Bearing
The Fear Factor in Fruit Bearing
Dealing With Discouragement
Dealing with Discouragement
Dealing With Discouragement
Every Pastor Needs A Coach
Forced Pastoral Exits
Forced Pastoral Exits
Statistics on Pastors
Statistics on Pastors
How to Create a Culture of Ministry Health
How to Create a Culture of Ministry Health
Why Your Church Should Be A Refuge Church
Why Your Church Should Be A Refuge Church
Statistics on Pastors
Sabbath Planning Guide
Ministry Related Stress and Trauma
Ministry Related Stress and Trauma

Recommended Book


Pastors at Risk

Pastors at Risk

Pastors at Risk discusses issues many pastors face in the ministry. Many times if these issues are not addressed the pastor is at risk of being asked to resign. Written from years of experience of Dr Wickman, each chapter has a testimony of victory and a study guide is included in the appendix for further understanding of each chapter’s topic. Copies are $12.


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“[Pastors at Risk] is insightful and practical. It is just what weary and discouraged pastors need. I highly recommend it.”
– Dr. Ridge Burns, CEO, AMF

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If you are an exited pastor we would like to ask you to fill out our confidential survey. This information will be used for the sole purpose of collecting data which in turn will help us in effective ministry.

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Links

Other Ministries We Recommend



Broom Tree Ministries – A gracious environment to which Christian leaders and their spouses can retreat from frantic schedules and become intimate with God so that He can refresh, refocus and restore.

CareGivers Forum – A network of like-minded people committed to “ministering to ministers.” An avenue of referral for services and a source of encouragement.

Fairhaven Ministries – A retreat center for Christian leaders to experience rest, renewal and healing.  Counseling is available.

Faithful & True – A Christian counseling center specializing in the treatment of individuals and couples struggling with sexual purity/infidelity and relational betrayal.

Full Strength NetworkFull Strength Network (FSN) is a non-denominational Christian clergy family serving ministry. FSN is dedicated to serving anyone in Christian ministry with shepherding responsibilities, including ordained or licensed pastors, ministry leaders, and their spouses.

PastorServe – exists to Strengthen the Church by Serving Pastors. They serve pastors through Coaching, Crisis Support and Consulting.

Pastors Hope NetworkThrough partnerships with churches, nonprofits, businesses and counseling services, Pastors’ Hope Network provides hope and help for pastors and their families who are in transition. Our services provide loving, comprehensive support for ministry families as they seek God’s healing and direction. (Serving the East Texas region, primarily)

Practical Shepherding – A Gospel-driven resource center for pastors and church leaders to equip them in the practical matters of pastoral ministry.

Psalm One Ministries – Soul care and encouragement for those in ministry families through Christ-centered, Biblically-based teaching, consulting, coaching, spiritual formation and spiritual direction in various settings.

Quiet Waters Ministries – Counseling in a retreat setting, as well as family and couples retreats to renew Christian leaders and their families.

ServingLeaders Ministry – Exists to strengthen, encourage and help pastors and their families fulfill God’s call by providing pastoral care, professional coaching, counseling, mediation and a variety of other services.

Soul CareSoul Care helps you live from a healthy soul and wisely lead others towards authentic transformation. We provide resources, gatherings, and consulting with an aim to deepen your own spiritual reality, and inspire the same in others.