Faith leaders have a responsibility to use social media with intentionality and humility, writes the director of grants at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
By offering honest talk, a sense of belonging and hope, clergy can help prevent suicides. New research and resources debunk assumptions and point to actions that address this growing problem.
Research continues on the extent of the “great resignation” among clergy. But as stories from ministry leaders show, the last two years have led at least some of them to reconsider how they serve.
Thema Bryant: Churches play a crucial role in providing mental health support and advocating for better policy
An AME elder who is also president-elect of the American Psychological Association talks about the ways churches can make mental health an integral part of ministry.
Moving beyond crisis management, leaders need to consider a vision for remaking our world, writes the director of the Thriving in Ministry Coordination Program at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
In this pandemic-informed season, churches and their leaders should not feel rushed into decisions that can safely wait for fuller information and deeper discernment, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
A supportive space for pastors where they don’t have to explain their work can be key in preventing isolation in ministry.
Many churches thought that vaccines would pave the way back to normal worship, but new COVID-19 realities are forcing us to keep pivoting.
Like many essential workers, pastors are pushed to work very hard for very little. It’s no surprise that so many of us are tired.