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What to Do if You Feel Like Quitting [EP:096]

Jun 17, 2021

Have you considered quitting ministry?

If you have, you’re not alone. There are many pastors and ministry leaders who are considering whether or not it is time to go.

A 2013 study from the Schaefer Institute reported that 1700 pastors leave the ministry each month, citing depression, burnout, or being overworked as the primary reasons. In 2019 a summary of surveys from Fuller Institute, Barna and Pastoral Care Inc. showed that 1500 clergy leave pastoral ministry every month. And just last week I saw a church leadership expert take a poll asking, “have you considered quitting in the last 14 months?” And a resounding 77% answered, “yes!”

Thousands of pastors around the United States and around the world are ready to quit.

If you are one of those people, what should you do?

  • Remember that God loves you apart from what you do for Him, so if you quit, He will still love you completely!!!
  • Sometimes when you feel like you want to quit, you really don't want...
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