A recent survey concluded that in 2023 one third of American pastors have recently considered quitting vocational ministry. One in four are nearing retirement. As for the rest, phrases such as “burned out” and “at a breaking point” are all too often used.
Pastoral ministry is beautiful and at times excruciating. It is filled with moments of laughter and happiness, and moments (or even seasons) of deep and dark grief and lament. Pastoral ministry, like all the Christian life, is paradoxical.
Join Brad and Sydney Holcomb from Redemption Hill Church in Fort Worth as they walk through Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness from Matthew 4 and discuss how the example of Jesus and the grace we have in His Gospel provides us all the clarity and hope we need to finish well in life and ministry.
The Leadership Conference will take place during the 2023 BMA of Texas Meeting at Crossroads Church, Rowlett at 10 a.m., Nov. 7.