What Lies Beneath Burnout
Pastors suffering burnout need soul-care, community, and resources
While burnout rates for pastors are high, Dr. Matt Lewis suggests that burnout can be prevented by pastors caring for their own souls through new-to-them spiritual practices.
In today’s podcast episode, Becky Przybylski interviews Dr. Matt Lewis about his experiences as a pastor, and also his work directing a program called “Pastors of Excellence,” as well as training and accompanying pastors throughout the world. Matt explains how he met Bob Beer and became Go-N-Do Discipleship’s resident theologian, helping to build the spiritual practices.
In this episode, Becky and Matt discuss:
- The underlying issues beneath the high burnout rate for pastors
- The similarities between pastoral ministry and whitewater rafting
- What the Church actually needs from pastors
- How pastors can care for their own souls and fall in love with Jesus again
Make sure to tune in to the next episode to hear Dr. Matt Lewis share a practice he has used with over 1000 pastors around the globe. Subscribe now so you don’t miss out!