Episode 19: Emotionally and Spiritually Healthy Church Planters

Learn tips and tricks to stay emotionally and spiritually healthy as a church planter and pastor.

In Episode 19 of the New Churches Q&A Podcast, we discuss the importance of attending to your emotional and spiritual health. Here is Chris Moore’s question from Cornerstone Church in Sumter, South Carolina.

What are some tips and tricks to stay emotionally and spiritually healthy as a church planter?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The different types of relationships that you should be cultivating
  • The role of counseling in church planting
  • Different ways to connect with God as a pastor and church planter 

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurchesQA):

  • “Have people in your life who you are not trying to lead.”
  • “The most important group you pastor is your wife and children.”
  • “Be in community, in family, and in relationship with Jesus.”
  • “Don’t be so busy in the work of the Lord that you forget about the Lord of the work.”
  • “Surround yourself with people who are unimpressed with you.”
  • “I want the Lord to beat me up with the Scriptures so that I can bring it with fresh insights and direction.”
  • “Old reading is good reading.”

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