Podcasts

Pastor Pause

Pastor Pause

Serving as a pastor is one of, if not the, most difficult tasks on earth. We are never "off" and slowing down seems almost impossible. However, it is important for pastors to pause. We must learn to pause to see God at work, nurture and cultivate relationships, laugh, and to grow. The Pastor Pause...

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How coaching can help you help others

How coaching can help you help others

You don’t have to end your career on sick leave. Too many pastors and ministry leaders get to a stage of burnout, not realizing there is hope and healing from their exhaustion, emotions, and fatigue. Rev. Dr. Chris Adams of Biola’s Rosemead School of Psychology and the Flourishing in Ministry...

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How to Take a Sabbatical

How to Take a Sabbatical

Part 1 Feeling the strain of ministry leadership? Burnout is more common than you might think, and it often goes unnoticed by those who are suffering. Dr. Chris Adams and and Rev. Dr. Margie Bryce, The Crabby Pastor’s podcast host, explore the how-tos of sabbatical from the planning process to the...

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The Church’s Role in Mental Health

The Church’s Role in Mental Health

What does the Bible say about Mental Health?While the stigma of mental health mixing with faith can deter us from fully embracing it, we’re reminded of what God has to say about mental health. Dr. Chris Adams joins Laura Howe  to give credibility to faith as an intricate link to mental health. ...

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Pastoral Health and Flourishing in Ministry

Pastoral Health and Flourishing in Ministry

A great conversation on Pastoral Health and Flourishing in Ministry between Dr. Scott Daniels and Dr. Chris Adams. A New Creation Conversations Podcast If anyone is in Christ, that person is part of the new creation. However, living in the new creation isn't easy, it takes honesty with God,...

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What a Pastor Needs to Know about Depression

What a Pastor Needs to Know about Depression

In this FSW Podcast, we address the topic of depression in pastors with Dr. Chris Adams. A former pastor himself, Dr. Adams brings research-based insights on the unique challenges pastors face regarding depression as well as practical ways to recognize and deal with its impact on our lives. While...

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