“There is a palpable loneliness…that is intrinsically related to the profession and the stratospheric demands we place on pastors as evangelical Americans.”
– Local ministry leader
“The job descriptions…are generally ‘be like Jesus.’ In the past few months alone, I have been expected to be the best therapist people know, the best preacher people know, the best leader people know, the most productive employee people know.”
– Area church planter
Thriving ministry leaders work from the inside out: they draw on the life of Christ from within, pursue excellence in their craft, and build churches that vibrantly engage their communities. Yet many struggle with increasing complexity in their ministerial roles.
They feel relationally isolated.
They wrestle with an ever-growing list of professional demands.
They struggle to speak to changing cultural norms.
How can we address these challenges and equip ministry leaders to thrive for the sake of their cities, churches, and themselves?
Denver Institute for Faith & Work invites you to “Thriving Churches, Thriving Cities,” an annual event helping church leaders and staff build personal and spiritual health, professional and pastoral excellence, and effective community engagement. Join leaders from across the Front Range for a day of growth, relational connection, and encouragement.
Hear from keynote speaker, author/pastor/counselor Chuck DeGroat and breakout sessions tailored to the needs of both senior leaders and church staff.