Thrive in 5

Thrive in 5: Physical- Caring for your Body

Thrive in 5: Physical- Caring for your Body

Jesus said, “The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak,” implying that our physical bodies and energy levels do have an impact—for better or worse—on our spiritual lives and ability to be there for others. If we do not maintain good physical health...
Clergy Care Programs & Resources

Clergy Care Programs & Resources

ECD Home Thriving Clergy The Gathering Ministerial Preparation Wesleyan Higher Education Thrive Financial Initiative Women in Ministry   Education & Clergy Development offers a variety of resources to help clergy and spouses to be healthy, fit and effective...
Thrive In 5:  Relational

Thrive In 5: Relational

  What is a secret to strong relationships? In his book “The Relationship Cure,” relational researcher, John Gottman, suggests that we should be on the lookout for “bids for connection” and turn toward these bids whenever we can. What is a bid for connection? A...
Thrive in 5: Financial- Personal Finances

Thrive in 5: Financial- Personal Finances

Few areas in our lives are as sensitive as personal finances. Finances are often a great source of stress for clergy. Yet no matter how much or how little we earn, we are responsible to be good stewards of what the Lord provides. Stewardship includes taking healthy...