Podcasts For the Weary

Below are a few podcasts that speak directly to the struggles of ministry burnout, and how to take preventative measures so that your calling doesn’t fall into self-harm.

Preventing Ministry Burnout: For The Church

The first podcast is about 8 minutes. For The Church has put out a few really great shorts with interviews and general topics. He also mentions a corresponding blog post that I invite you to check out.

The Problem of Burnout in Student Ministry: Rooted Ministry

Rooted Ministry also put together a good round table for the discussion of student ministry burnout, although it is a bit longer at 25 minutes, and is less direct with coping methods.

Feel the Burn…out: The Ordinary Pastor Podcast

The last is a great hour long podcast that targets the effects of ministry on family, and the possible psychological hurdles in ministry burn out.