When Church Leaders Fight Depression: A Message to Church Members about Pastors and Depression – Part 2 of 3

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Mark and Thom discuss the painful issue of depression among pastors and other church staff. In many ways, it has become an epidemic and must be addressed. In this second of three podcasts, Mark and Thom address church members directly about this issue, urging them to be proactive in helping their pastors and other church leaders.

1. Most pastors don’t feel like they can tell anyone about their struggles.

2. Suicide is a real and present danger.

3. Every pastor and staff member needs at least one church member advocate.

4. Your pastor might need time off.

5. Ask your pastors how they are doing mentally and emotionally.

Resources:

  • Focus on the Family Pastoral Care Line – 1-844-4-PASTOR (472-7867).

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