This article is part of a series of helpful resources for clergy emerging from the Notre Dame University, Wellbeing at Work project, “Flourishing in Ministry”: A national, longitudinal study of the well-being of clergy in North America. The Wesleyan Church is a partnering denomination in this study.
This article discusses the nature of burnout in ministry, including its characteristics, causes, and helpful responses to burnout. For more information about this project, see The Wellbeing at Work website.
This resource is published with permission from Dr. Matthew Bloom, Principal researcher of the Wellbeing at Work Project.