From stress and burnout to surviving and thriving with Valerie Ling


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What are the issues facing church leaders in regards to stress, thriving, surviving and burnout?

Psychologist Valerie Ling, from the Centre For Effective Living, counsels and trains ministry workers on these issues.

There are important issues for those in solo ministry, serving as team members and as team leaders.

Valerie says she sees person after person suffering from burnout, and yet it is so preventable.

How can we move beyond surviving to sustainable leadership, clarity of purpose, intentional living, a sense of self, supportive relationships, and mismatch areas in ministry?

Further reading:

Thriving and burnout

Spiritual Foundations

Clarity of purpose

Sense of Self


Supportive relationships

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