Three things pastors can do to avoid emotional, spiritual, relational, and physical burnout.
Kurt N. Fredrickson (MDiv, DMin, PhD, Fuller) is associate dean for Fuller’s Doctor of Ministry and Continuing Education programs and assistant professor of pastoral ministry. Prior to joining Fuller in 2003, he was on the pastoral staff at Simi Covenant Church in Simi Valley, California for 24 years, serving as senior pastor for 18 of those years. He continues to serve as supervising chaplain with the Simi Valley Police Department, as a member of the city’s Homelessness Task Force, on the board of the Free Clinic of Simi Valley, and as a member of the Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise. He blogs at www.churchthenandnow.com.