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Is it important for pastors to have enjoyable, non-ministry activities in their life?

Have you ever encountered the pastor who when asked about hobbies smugly responds with, “Well, Jesus is my hobby?”  Why is it important that pastors have fun, enjoyable, non-ministry activities in their life?  What kind of activities should a pastor

Posted in Home and Family, The Pastor's Soul

How did I spend a month off from all ministry?

By: Brian Croft For the last 2 years, I have taken the entire month of July off to rest, reset, care for my own soul, enjoy my family, and unplug from all ministry and social media.  I have just returned

Posted in Home and Family, The Pastor's Soul

Newest Podcast: Pastoral Rest

  Listen as Brian Croft and Jim Savastio discuss the often neglected issue of pastoral rest. From the vacation to the day off to the pastoral sabbatical, Brian and Jim explore the biblical necessity of rest and offer practical insights

Posted in The Pastor's Soul

A video testimony of Brian Croft’s crazy first 5 years at his church

This is a 10 minute video where Brian Croft tells the story of the crazy ride of his first 5 years at his church:  3 firing attempts.  Threats of violence.  The betrayal of close friends.  Church implosion. Welcome to Church Revitalization! You will find Brian’s full church

Posted in Oversight of Souls, The Pastor's Soul
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