building a sustainable life.

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I’m excited to be part of the free virtual Church Mental Health Summit this October 10th! Get empowered to support those who struggle with mental health and join me for my session, Beyond Burnout. Click through to read more and register for your ticket now! #ChurchMentalHealthSummit

Church Mental Health Summit 2023!

September 15, 2023
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Click through to explore how to ask tough questions with compassion and safety! I’m learning more about the importance of mentors in our lives and the best ways to ask hard questions from this great article. Find out how to make your mentee feel safe, build relationships and avoid judgement!

Asking tough questions disarmingly builds relational bonds 

May 4, 2023
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When life is overwhelming, take a step back and trust in the Lord. Get a new perspective and remember that there is always light in the darkness. Find comfort in the story of Elisha and the Arameans. Read this article for more on how to cope.

When Life is overwhelming

December 22, 2022
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I am so excited to share a great opportunity with our readers! Beginning Monday, October 3, 2022, 12:00 AM PDT through Friday, October 7, 2022, 11:59 PM PDT, we will be offering a free download of my new book Burnout and Beyond!  Burnout! Burnout is a very serious issue facing Christian leaders today. The world of ministry is fast-paced and

A Free Download of Burnout and Beyond is Coming Your Way!

September 30, 2022
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I am so excited to finally share the release of my book Burnout and Beyond! It has been a lot of hard work over the last year, but finally, I can tell the story of my burnout, my recovery and how the experience has changed me forever. I hope that my journey will resonate with others and guide those in

Burnout and Beyond is Finally Here!

July 14, 2022
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Keeping Calm to Reduce Risks When we were building our current house, we wanted to be on-site as much as possible, part of the process of construction. The builder was a friend of ours and told me that we could come as long as we got “the white card.”  This is a certificate that identifies you onsite, to be highly

Staying Calm Amongst the Risks

June 10, 2021
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Bible hero experienced burnout Did you know that even Biblical prophets experienced burnout? The prophet Elijah suffered some very serious burnout after Jezebel had him chased into the wilderness. Alone and fearing for his life, Elijah found a cave to hide in. He was dissatisfied with his work and depressed. Elijah wasn’t doing anything wrong and he wasn’t being idle.

Burnout in the Bible

June 3, 2021
When resilience is damaged One of the most disturbing feelings in burnout is that of numbness. Colour faded from life. Everything turned gray. It was as if the tune had become the constant hum of a sole note. I became numb to the good things of life, physically, emotionally and relationally. This made me look for greater stimulation. Nothing seemed

Resilience; the key indicator of burnout.

April 22, 2019
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In my late teens, burnout described an adrenaline-fueled moment in a car. You floored the accelerator, redlined the motor, dropped the clutch, the wheels would spin, scream and smoke. The vehicle would have no momentum. Eventually though, the tires would grab and the vehicle launch forward. Often the vehicle was then out of control. This was dangerous driving.   Burnout

The 3 Components of Burnout

September 6, 2018