Relentless Aspects of Pastoral Ministry

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Pace of ministry, ministry burnout, bi-vocational pastor, ministry stress, pastor's schedulefixed schedule – make each week, month, and year as predictable as possible.

  • Plan ahead – Get as much work done ahead of time as possible.
  • Plan for crises and interruptions – Leave margin or open space in your schedule.
  • Schedule times for rest – Plan for times of rest, including spiritual retreats and vacation.
  • Take a regular sabbath – Every week, take 24 hours to cease from work and rest in God.
  • Be generous toward your pastor – Give to your pastor in response to God’s generosity with you.
  • Establish boundaries – Sometimes it’s okay to say no.
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    Sean Nemecek

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    Sean Nemecek (M.Div. Grand Rapids Theological Seminary) is the director of The Pastor’s Soul and a third-generation pastor with two decades of ministry experience. He grew up listening to pastors and their families talk about the realities of ministry. Now he wants to use this knowledge to bless the church.

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