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Ministry Leaders make a commitment for the long haul. They are faithful to their call and respond to God with their lives. Serving the local church is full of joy and it’s really hard. Changing communities is exhausting and rewarding. Leading requires constant adaptation, creativity and imagination, and a great deal of hope! How do ministry leaders persevere? How can they build capacity? These resources are on resilience. They take different perspectives, but each offers glimpses into what it takes to thrive in the long-term.
Reservoirs of Resilience in Uncertain Times from the Texas Methodist Foundation
Tempered Resilience by Tod Bolsinger
- By Lucy Hone – 3 secrets of resilient people
- By Angela Lee Duckworth – Grit: The power of passion and perseverance
- Resilient Ministry: What Pastors Told Us About Surviving and Thriving by Bob Burns, et al.
- Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
If you have other resources to recommend, contact Rev. Kim Ingram.