In the news: Only half of the population trust clergy

“The annual ranking of ethics of various professions found that 50 percent of Americans rated clergy’s honesty and ethics as “high” or “very high.” That is down 6 percent from last year’s poll.” Read about it at the Associated Baptist Press: http://www.abpnews.com/content/view/4641/53/

Ministers, like parishioners, often face depression

In my last post, I wrote of my mini-sabbatical from church and the importance of taking a sabbatical as part of a minister’s spiritual journey.  Sabbaticals are important because they give ministers the space and time to tend to their own personal issues, many of which originate from family, spiritual, marital, and mental strain.  WithoutContinue reading “Ministers, like parishioners, often face depression”