Monday, August 02, 2010

Can You Take a Break From the Lord’s Work?

The findings have surfaced with ominous regularity over the last few years, and with little notice: Members of the clergy now suffer from obesity, hypertension and depression at rates higher than most Americans. In the last decade, their use of antidepressants has risen, while their life expectancy has fallen. Many would change jobs if they could.

read article here

What do you think?


Iris said...

Good article

Pat Siverson said...

So Pastor - as for our family, we are very glad that you and Debi enjoy your Mondays alone, together and you all take your family "get-aways" each year and more often when able. I know we need to get away from the daily stresses of life once in awhile so I can't imagine how much more it's needed when you shoulder "everyones" stresses constantly! So please continue to take your time off, keep the cell phone off and relax! We love Pastor David!