Preachers in Training 003


Episode #003
Recorded Tuesday, January 8, 2013
“Avoiding Burnout: Preachers”

HOST: Robert Hatfield

GUESTS: Andy Brewer & Brad McNutt



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Show Notes:

  • Andy, Brad, and Robert discuss burnout:
    • What is burnout?
    • Biblical cases of burnout: Paul’s counsel to Timothy, Moses, Jeremiah (Jer. 20:9), Elijah (1 Kings 19:3-18).
  • The panel also discusses what their elders expect of them as preachers and whether that differs from what the congregation seems to expect of them.
  • If you could quantify it, how many hours of your week are devoted to preaching / ministry?
  • What are the effects of burnout?
  • How does burnout in ministry affect …
    • … your family?
    • … the congregation that you serve?
    • … your personal spirituality?
  • What can you do to avoid burnout as a preacher?

Picks of the Week

  • Andy:
  • Brad:
    • A project that Brad is developing – A F.A.M.I.L.Y. plan for the congregation:
      • Faith
      • Accountability
      • Mission
      • Involved in the Work
      • Love one another
      • You are invited!

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