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Compassion Fatigue – Caring without Losing your Mind

Every job has its hazards.  Some are pretty obvious; the danger of being a firefighter or working the high steel but for vocations in the helping industries the risks can often be less apparent.  There is a real danger of Compassion Fatigue for those who spend time caring for people.  These include physicians, nurses, counselors,…
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Pastors: Take Care of Yourself

According to researchers, 72% of a sampling of American pastors report only spending time in the Bible when they had a sermon or lesson to prepare for.   This suggests that only 28% read the Bible regularly for personal study and encouragement.  This isn’t a big surprise to any of us if we are really…
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