Good Boundaries Won’t Save You From Burnout

I almost didn’t make it. A season of extended rest–a 12 week sabbatical–awaited me in September 2015. But as my church prepared for this sabbatical a year prior (yes, it takes several months of planning), I discussed a provisional plan with my senior warden and vestry. I was so tired that I might need to begin the sabbatical before September.

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By |2020-05-22T14:44:59-05:00June 20th, 2017|Categories: For Pastors|Tags: , , |4 Comments

The Ache of All Saints Day

I cannot remember the last All Saints Sunday I sat in the pew instead of the chancel. But this All Saints Day I wasn’t collared and vested, leading the liturgy in the parish I serve. I was seated in a pew in another parish because I’m taking a sabbatical this autumn. Where does an Anglican priest on sabbatical attend worship […]

By |2019-01-08T17:36:18-06:00November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Anglicanism, Sacraments|Tags: , , , |2 Comments
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