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NOVEMBER, DECEMBER, AND JANUARY OH MY!

In the U.S., the month of November launches the holiday season of Thanksgiving, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and the New Year. This time of year can be exciting and fun, filled with the joy of celebrating our Savior, Jesus Christ, and reuniting with family and friends. However, it also presents the stress and pressure of event planning, attending a multitude of programs, travelling near and far, busting our budgets, and missing loved ones who are no longer with us. Although the holidays are intended to bring joy and laughter, they can actually increase the risk of anxiety and depression.  In addition, the holidays create opportunities for impulse buying, that can cause long-term damage to a person's financial stability. Here are a few tips to survive the holidays. Read More....

 

CLERGY

BURNOUT

Preventing Burnout in Ministry • Burnout is the physical and emotional exhaustion that occurs when physical and emotional resources are depleted. • 72% of pastors report working between 55-75 hours per week. 84% of pastors feel they are on call 24/7. www.pastoralcareinc.com 

 

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