"May our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who loved us and by His grace gave us eternal encouragement
and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word."
- II Thessalonians 2:16-17
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Ministry is a high calling, but it's not for the faint of heart! Inherent in this line of work can be long hours, expectations of others, self-sacrifice and incredible times of joy. The Clergy Care Network and Focus on the Family Canada are here to help provide guidance when life is challenging — and to rejoice with you when things are going well.
Please call us toll-free at 1.888.5.CLERGY or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Let us know if we can serve you through complimentary phone counselling, consultation, resource or retreat suggestions or counselling referrals.
Can Christmas really bring Sabbath?
by Pauline Doerksen
In order to bring a sense of balance amidst the panic and stress of Christmas, this pastoral family developed some meaningful traditions. Read about them here.
Why we are here
by Randy MacDonald
It’s hard to be a pastor. There are so many things bombarding pastors these days, like mission, vision, growth, discipleship, leadership, finances – and that’s only the tip of the iceberg. And then on top of all of those ministry responsibilities, there are also the personal responsibilities each pastor has at home. But don't give up.
October is Clergy Appreciation Month
by Sam Doerksen
When I reflect on my years of serving as a pastor, there are a couple moments that come to mind that continue to be a source of encouragement to me.
For more, visit our article archive.
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