Category: Comfort

The Road to Recovery

The Long Road from Ministry Injury to Recovery How God uses others to lead us to spiritual healing (from the EFCA blog) As I left the church building, I was physically, emotionally and spiritually exhausted. I resigned my position as senior pastor and didn’t… Continue Reading “The Road to Recovery”

Counseling Cohort

Four EFCA Pastors in central Florida have been meeting via zoom for several months, guided by a counselor with The Rest Initiative. Check out this 3 minute testimonial and consider contacting your District leadership to set up a similar cohort in your area!

Burnout

Rev. Dr. Chi Eng Yuan In the last forty years burnout among pastors has become epidemic. And research reveals a cause-and-effect relationship between burnout and leaving the ministry. Gary McIntosh, in It Only Hurts on Monday, cites the results of a survey of pastors… Continue Reading “Burnout”

The Psalms

The Psalms have served as the prayer and worship book for God’s people for thousands of years. Our 2021 Theology Conference walked through the Psalms, opening them up for us from many wonderful angles. How is the Psalter arranged? Why is David’s writing so… Continue Reading “The Psalms”

Gospel Reset

From EFCA Pastor Brandon Levering (Cedar Rapids, IA); click here for the original post – Gospel Reset: A 3 day media fast and Bible Study It’s been a hard week for many of us since the storming of the Capitol last week. And that’s… Continue Reading “Gospel Reset”

Great Books

From time to time, well maybe 3 times, someone has asked me what I’m currently reading. I’m usually working on several books at the same time, and sometimes, in a Mortimer Adler kind of way, if the book isn’t top notch, I don’t finish… Continue Reading “Great Books”