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Engaging in a Community of Resilience: A Collectivist Approach

One of the ways we can cultivate resilience as we engage with one another is to notice how we show up in our communities. Dr. Ron Ruthruff, Associate Professor of Theology and Culture at The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology, shares his thoughts in a collection of three stories.     Joel Aguilar is

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Clergy Burnout with Dr. Jessica Young Brown | Podcast Season 02, Episode 02

Listen and Subscribe on: Apple | Spotify | Amazon Music (Audible) In this episode of our Clergy Burnout series, we’re joined by Dr. Jessica Young Brown, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, author, and consultant to churches and community organizations on mental health, trauma, race and racism, and organizational dynamics. Co-hosted by Kate Rae Davis, MDiv, and Rose Madrid Swetman, DMin, this discussion

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To Stay, Walk Away

When vocation intersects with calling—like church ministry—it can be difficult to step away and unplug. We often feel guilty for not being always available, for not pouring every waking moment into the work of ministry. Here, Andrea Sielaff, Program Evaluation Manager at the Center for Transforming Engagement, argues that if we hope for long-term sustainability

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Clergy Burnout Report

Did you know that 90% of pastors feel inadequately trained to cope with ministry demands? And that 30% of pastors are at risk of burnout?⁠ ⁠As a point of contrast: while 1 in 3 pastors is at risk of burnout, only 1 in 5 business leaders is at risk.⁠ Church leadership has never been more