Our research examines the causes of burnout, the pressures you encounter, and the toll it can take on your physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. We're here to provide you with practical strategies and evidence-based solutions that actually work. From stress management techniques and self-care practices to cultivating healthy boundaries and fostering a supportive community, we cover it all.

Robust Referral System

Proactively reduce clergy stress by creating a set of referral sources to share with congregants in their time of need. This self-guided training includes videos, worksheets, and guides designed in collaboration with Partners in Health and Wholeness.

Selah Stress Management Practices

This Selah Stress Management study identified three stress reduction practices that allow pastors to fully live into the work that God is calling them to do with creativity, insight, and energy – even during the most stressful times.

Well-being Practices for Clergy

Evidence-based practices designed to increase your resilience, protect against burnout, and free up energy to do God's work with a renewed sense of creativity and insight.

The Blessings of Retirement

We took a closer look at how things are going for clergy who have been serving for decades, those who are 55 and older, and those who have retired. And guess what? The life indicators look good in each case!

Health Trends - Vol. 1 (Physical Health)

Based on the Statewide Clergy Health Survey conducted from 2008 to 2021, this volumes provides researchers and denominational officials the facts of physical health of North Carolina United Methodist clergy.

The Four Behaviors of Flourishing Clergy

This resource highlights positive mental health and identifies four behaviors distinguishing flourishing clergy from those facing burnout. Gain practical insights from inspiring clergy to enhance your connection with your ministry and your life.