Provide soul care for faith leaders
What is it like to work for a church?
Is it different for women than for men?
What is it pastors need that they aren’t getting?
Watch our mini-documentaries to learn more.
Hours of Soul Care
The Glass House Project
Since the beginning of eleven:28, we’ve been talking about the spiritual toll that results from working in churches. It’s not always bad, but it is almost always intense. When someone works in the midst of trauma weekly, even daily, that trauma takes a toll. When that trauma is compounded by ministry’s ongoing mirror into one’s own soul, that soul is in jeopardy of burnout or worse.
Our commitment to those who serve our churches should neither begin when they are hired nor should it end when they depart.
Many who have left church work feel stifled, trapped, and alone.
What does a healthy exit from ministry look like? What does a ministry exit too often look like?