Sabbath Is More than Rest
Everyone wants a break and more time off, but Sabbath offers more.
Sabbath Is More than Rest. Everyone wants a break and more time off, but Sabbath offers more. I have struggled over the years as I've tried to find balance in practicing Sabbath.
Sabbath-Keeping for Pastors
Making rest an indispensable part of your routine.
Sabbath-Keeping for Pastors. Making rest an indispensable part of your routine. Abram Kielsmeier Lead your congregation (and yourself) into Sabbath rest. If Sabbath
Slay the Beast of Ambition before It Slays You
3 ministry proverbs to quell competition and cultivate humility.
This oftentimes-painful process leads to a much-needed realignment. In my own life, the most ridiculously practical discipline that helps slay the beast is to practice Sabbath religiously.
Sacred Rhythms in the Life of the Leader
Serving God and others without going insane.
In Sabbath: Finding Rest, Renewal, and Delight in Our Busy Lives, Wayne Muller writes about the experience of Charles, a gifted physician: Sabbath Rhythms.
The 2018 CT Pastors Book Recommendations
Six recent books that will aid you in your ministry.
The 2018 CT Pastors Book Recommendations. Six recent books that will aid you in your ministry. The editors of CT Pastors. 0; tweet; link. share; share. expand: email; print.
Rest and Sabbath
In a workaholic culture, why should the church talk about work?
Rest and Sabbath. In Entrepreneurs. Part 2: Work as Formation, Part 3: Do Well and Do Good, Part 4: Big Things Could Happen and Part 5: Rest and Sabbath.
The Road to Emotional Health
How transforming your unhealthy interior transforms your leadership.
They Lack a Work/Sabbath Rhythm. They might view Sabbath observance as irrelevant, optional, or even a burdensome legalism that belongs to an ancient past.
Your Church Can Be a Refuge
4 steps to provide a calm, safe harbor of connection.
Our people longed for a place to be rather than a space to do. 1. Model and preach rest as a value. I began by modeling rest in my own life. I started by observing a weekly Sabbath.
Tom Nelson: Q & A - Honoring the Sabbath
Amid the discussion of redeeming work, how do we talk about rest?
Tom Nelson: Q & A - Honoring the Sabbath. Amid the discussion of redeeming work, how do we talk about rest? 0; tweet; link. share; share. expand: email; print; embed.
How to Care for Abuse Survivors in Your Congregation
Practical ways to care for the wounded.
Alex remembers his former pastor's attempts at transparency during sermons. The pastor spoke about arguments with his wife on the way to church and failure to rest on Sabbath days.
Pastor, What Do You Do for Fun?
If you put so much time into ministry that you don't have time for fun, here's why you need to make time.
Pastoral ministry will do that to all of us if we don't step away for a while to rest, relax, recharge our batteries and have some fun. A Sabbath Rest. The example of Sabbath.
Burnout Is a Danger, Whatever Your Church Size
I exhausted myself trying to expand our little church, then again when I couldn’t keep up with the growth.
point. I discovered the biblical principle of Sabbath, setting aside one day a week to connect with God, to remind myself that God is God, and I am not.
Free Yourself to Pause and Take a Break
Surrender to God’s desire to shape your soul
Just as we are called to work, we are also called to a weekly day's rest, or Sabbath keeping, acknowledging our human limitations so as not to burn ourselves out, hinder our earthly
How Does Your Week Look?
5 pastors share how they structure their schedules.
Monday is my personal Sabbath. I spend the day reading, reflecting, and just being with my family. Part of Sabbath for me is being able to sleep in and allow my body to recover.
Stop to Breathe
Leadership demands we make a commitment to rest
He named it Sabbath (see Exodus 31:13; Ezekiel 20:12,20; Isaiah 56:2; 58:13). From the beginning, he designated significantly more time for work than for Sabbath rest.
The Silence Between the Notes
A theology of rest is essential to redeeming a theology of work.
The most obvious example is the loss of the Sabbath. In other words, far from diminishing the importance of work, Sabbath frames and defines our work so we can see its true value.
Sabbath and Soul Junk
Reflections on a pastor's day off.
Sabbath and Soul Junk. Reflections on a pastor's day off. But everyone's soul. Thinking ahead into the next day, into the next post-Sabbath, into the second day of the week, is theft.