February 16, 2021
Three Thriving in Ministry pastoral leaders share their pandemic experiences, highlighting the importance of mentoring relationships and connection to peers. Vicente Del Real Founder and Executive Director of Iskali Strong Foundations for Catholic Leaders, The University of Notre Dame Hector Vicenty (“Tito”) Associate Pastor of 1st Christian Missionary Church Renovación Pastoral, Esperanza […]read moreabout Listening to Pastors
April 28, 2020
Don’t let the ingrained belief that only churches with full-time pastors can thrive keep you from making the switch to part-time clergy, writes an author who has researched the effects of part-time ministry.read moreabout Do you need full-time clergy to be a vital congregation?
November 12, 2019
With collaboration and clear communication, bivocational ministry can be an opportunity to innovate and thrive, says a professor and counselor for ministers. A pastor confides his frustrations to me in my office — not about church drama or a capital campaign, but about the stress of being a bivocational minister. He works a full-time job […]read moreabout Don’t be afraid of a future with more bivocational ministers
October 29, 2019
What interests could you pursue that would help you reconnect with who you were as a person before you became a pastor? Unsplash / ViktorForgacs The future of ministry is multivocational. How can we imagine a model of multivocational ministry that is less about simply making ends meet and more about pursuing passions and engaging […]read moreabout In pursuit of a life-giving side hustle