Protecting Ourselves from Burnout

Rest is not weakness!

The first thing we need to recognize is the potential within all of us to burn out. We aren’t superhuman. We all have our limitations, and it’s not lack of faith to take an occasional sabbath. Pastors, if you don’t make an intentional effort to rest, it will take you.

Watch as Matt Steen, co-founder of Chemistry Staffing, talks with Karl Vaters about how we need intentionality around rest. 

Karl Vaters is the Teaching Pastor at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship in Fountain Valley, California. He has written three books on innovative leadership from a small-church perspective. More information can be found at

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