Between Doing And Delegating – The Essential Step To Overcome Pastoral Burnout

Pastors who try to do everything will burn themselves out, while reinforcing the false idea that church members are meant to be passive consumers of a religious product.

So we swing the pendulum and delegate. But that doesn’t work unless we do something else first. Equip them to do the task before we delegate it to them. Disciple them to be participants in ministry, not consumers of it.

Pastoring without equipping may be the greatest cause of burned out pastors, passive members and ineffective churches.

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