Tag: rest

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Why A Vacation Won’t Solve Your Problem

Are you exhausted, burned out, and hoping that a vacation or sabbatical will fix your issue? You are likely mistaken. If you want to live a full, healthy, and rested life, you are going to have to address the root

How to Rest When You’re On the Run

Last week on a hot, sunny, dry day, I took a four-mile trail run with my 12-year-old son. Jackson is a cross-country runner and runs sub 7-minute miles. Because of the heat we were both more tired than normal during

How a Family Plan Could Change Everything

Today’s guest post is by Barry Rager. I have had the privilege of coaching Barry for the past 2 years. Barry is a Church Planter and Pastor at New Circle Church in inner-city Indianapolis. After a rough few months as

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How to Handle an Emotional Crash

Are you headed toward an emotional or physical crash? As a spiritual leader you spend your weeks preparing sermons, interacting with people, organizing ministry, trying to figure out which staff to hire, training leaders and overall bearing other people’s burdens. All

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How to Avoid Burnout

You might be headed for a physical, emotional, or spiritual collapse. A lot of leaders burn out. It seems to come out of nowhere. One day you are living life, working hard, and the next day you hit a wall and

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