Burnout is a big problem in our modern world as we always seem to be overbusy, overstressed, overscheduled and under-rested!nWhen burnout creeps in, it can rob us of the joy and satisfaction that we used to feel in our everyday activities. In a church, it can turn a happy volunteer into a resentful ex volunteer. How can we avoid this?

Download a free four-page study guide for “Beating burnout: 8 steps to rejuvenating congregational volunteers,” which appeared in the September/October 2023 print issue of Living Lutheran. Access the guide by clicking on “Download Now” in the “Study Guide” box to the right. A copy of the article is included in the download.

Robert C. Blezard
Robert C. Blezard is pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aberdeen, Md., and editor of Living Lutheran's study guides. Previously he served as an assistant to the bishop of the Lower Susquehanna Synod.

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