Our physical bodies have an impact on our spiritual lives and ability to be there for others. If a pastor is not physically healthy, it is doubtful that she or he will be able to adequately meet the daily demands of ministry. Sound physical care should be considered a matter of stewardship of the body. This includes establishing consistent cycles of work, sleep, recreation, healthy nutrition and stimulating exercise.
Which way to Clergy Health?
An article from Duke Clergy Health Initiative on the status of clergy health.(article)
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