When ministry leaders are busy addressing other people’s hurts, they tend to minimize or neglect their own emotional health. And that’s dangerous.
What happens when searing loss hits a leader’s family? How does a ministry family process grief while simultaneously leading a church?
Blessed are the humble, for they will inherit the earth.
Pastor Appreciation Month is almost over. But the love a pastor and his family feel shouldn’t be relegated to October.
In ministry, vulnerability is scary and trust is hard-earned. And few people truly understand what it’s like to live inside the glass house; it can be a lonely, isolated place.
What’s really behind those pervasive feelings of guilt in the life of a church leader? Gain tools from a biblical counselor to escape the spiral of self- or church-imposed expectations.
How does shame rear its ugly head in the life of a church leader? Hear the story of how a decades-long ministry came crashing down, and how shame was overcome on a restoration journey.
Derwin and Vicki Gray of Transformation Church (near Charlotte, North Carolina) honestly describe the damage they have caused others by overfunctioning as leaders, and discuss the wisdom gained on the receiving end of ministry pain.
Dean and Krissie Inserra talk about how they handle the normal challenges of church leadership while navigating the waters of anxiety.
Ben and Lynley Mandrell share their story of joy and pain in ministry—and explain why they were compelled to begin these important conversations with other ministry leaders.
Don’t be an island or a work machine. Be a human. Be a friend. We all need community; pastors are no exception. Authentic friendship is risky because it requires vulnerability. But it’s well worth it.
“The Glass House” podcast is a space where ministry leaders will shed light on the challenges they often don’t feel permission to talk about.