In 2021, a Barna study revealed that ‘U.S. pastors are currently in crisis and at risk of burnout’ with 2/3 saying they are ‘unhealthy’ spiritually, physically, emotionally, vocationally, and/or financially. Almost half are thinking of leaving the ministry altogether! What on earth is going wrong? Well, nothing new – soon after I entered the ministry in 1975, I was told that the average working lifespan of an Assembly of God pastor was just 5 years! We need to learn how God structures His church so we can work with Him instead of without Him: “Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labour in vain” (Psalm 127:1) Read Part 1 >>