Main Topic: Recognizing and Recovering From Burnout
10:05 Alarming statistics on the number of Pastors who burnout.
19:20 A desire to isolate your self is often a sign you are burnt out.
23:35 It is so easy to get so busy with the work of the Lord that we forget the Lord of the work.
25:00 It is important to learn to say no to keep yourself from taking on too much. Refuse to equate business with success.
32:35 2 things to help our battle against burnout. Whether you are burnt out and looking to get back, or are on the verge and looking to recover, or you just want to make sure it doesn’t happen to you, the number one most important thing you can do is to have regular devotions. You absolutely must have consistent devotions. Number two, find a community to keep you on track with your devotions, whether it is just one person or a small group.
37:30 Focus on doing what rejuvenates you.
we all have things that are fun to do, and other things that feel like they drain us. As ministers the things that drain us have to be done at some point, but make sure you are mostly doing the things that fill you up not drain you out.
39:45 It is important to not always be serious but to have fun too. Develop a non ministry interest. Maybe pick up a new sport, a new instrument, collect something.