I will be speaking on:
Self-Care and Resilience for Church Leaders
How to Know If Burnout is Near . . . And What To Do About It.
A Barna 2022 Study of Lead Pastors in U.S. revealed that 40% of pastors are reporting burnout. That's a whopping 400% increase from 2015. Here’s the thing about burnout – getting healed up is not like flipping a switch. It takes longer to recover than you imagine. Burnout is real. It’s becoming more prevalent. But it doesn’t have to ruin your life. Burnout can be prevented, and it can be recovered from.
John Opalewski is a graduate of Oral Roberts University. He is an ordained minister, and author of Pastor Disaster: Confronting the Growing Crisis among Church Leaders; Unshakable You: 5 Choices of Emotionally Healthy People; Putting the Good in Goodbye: A Healthy Conversation About the Comings & Goings of Church People; and Unshakable Leader: The Simple Yet Amazing Power of Alignment. He has served as an associate, campus, and lead pastor, and has held multiple leadership roles in the business world. John’s experience as a leader in both the church and business arenas has made him a sought-after international speaker, consultant, and mentor. John, and his wife Laura, founded Converge Coaching in 2013.