WHOSE APPLE DYNAMIC IS THE SECRET BATTLE STRATEGY THAT MAKES YOU A TRIPLE THREAT!
If indeed the mind is the battlefield, then ministry must be the trenches. Solid research reveals a disheartening picture of what men and women experience as ministers. According to the Schafer Institute ministers face "more conflict, more anger, and more expectations than ever before" and they have very little support.
are so discouraged that they would leave the ministry if they could, but have no other way of making a living.
Seminary and Bible School Graduates
Who enter the ministry will leave the ministry within the first five years.
75% of Ministers
constantly fight depression.
Leave the ministryeach month due to moral failure, spiritual burnout, or contention in their churches.
end in divorce.
Feel unqualified and discouraged in their role as pastor.
WHAT IS IT COSTING YOU?
Ministers of the word of God are experiencing attack at all conceivable levels. The stress of long hours, overwhelming responsibilities, dissention among church membership, all converge as a "perfect storm" that leaves in its wake a tsunami of devastation.
These statistics are from a study of ministers, conducted over a 7-10 year period.
WEIGHING THE EMOTIONAL COST
50% of pastors'marriages will end in divorce.
30% to 40% of ministersultimately drop out of the ministry
80% of pastorsfeel discouraged in their role as pastor
70% of pastorsdo not have close personal friends or someone in whom to confide
75% of ministersare extremely or highly stressed.
90% of pastorswork more than 60 hours a week
Ministry-related stressresults in personal cost.
Mental and emotional breakdowns among ministers are 4% higher than any secular industry. This damage does not have to be perpetual nor irreparable.
Up to 40% of ministers drop out of their ministerial callings.
The stress, emotional devastation, burnout, long hours, divorce, conflict among church leadership and membership strife are NOT a part of the destiny for which you are created. God is not orchestrating that in your personal life or ministry.
Over a decade of research concluded that lost focus is at the core of these destiny-destroyers. Loss of focus in ministry, life and purpose takes a toll.
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