April 2, 2019
Theological training doesn’t offer ministers everything they need to flourish. Pastoral peer groups that develop additional competencies can fill the gap, writes a minister who is director of ministry outreach at Pepperdine University.read moreabout Contemplation, relationships, emotional maturity and self-care are key to pastoral thriving
October 16, 2018
Deeply and faithfully loving and caring for oneself is enough — it’s not just a pause between activities, writes a seminary professor and psychologist.read moreabout The purpose of rest is to enable us to work more, right?
July 12, 2017
Pastors need a “back stage,” a place where they can receive the support and care they need to be excellent in ministry and to flourish, according to the Flourishing in Ministry project at the University of Notre Dame.read moreabout Research: The “stages” of ministry