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Just Released: 2023 Annual Report // Read Now

Just Released: 2023 Annual Report // Read Now

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2023 Relief Impact Report

At Geneva, we believe it’s our duty to care for those who serve our churches. The Relief Fund supports the financial health and wellbeing of PCA ministry leaders and their families and can’t do this without the generosity of our donors.

2022 Impact Report

At Geneva, we believe it’s our duty to care for those who serve our churches. The Relief Fund supports the financial health and wellbeing of PCA ministry leaders and their families and can’t do this without the generosity of our donors.

Bible Verses About Widows

From the very beginning of the church, the apostles called Christians to care for widows. The most famous passage in the Bible about widows carries that very message, and it is the inspiration for our yearly Look/After campaign: “Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world” (James 1:27).

Causes of and Solutions for Ministry Burnout

Many have discussed the tragic results of the pandemic and the nation’s division on pastors’ wellbeing. The tension caused by each event has made pastoring difficult for many in full-time ministry, and some have left to pursue other careers altogether.

Geneva Announces New Counseling Benefit

Geneva Benefits Group is introducing a new counseling and wellbeing benefit for staff members of PCA churches.

Megan Hill wants exhausted pastors’ and elders’ wives to be refreshed in the gospel

RBI believes that when you invest in women in ministry, you invest in the health of the church. Cherish is one such program through which RBI’s Ministerial Relief Fund provides free and discounted counseling services to PCA pastors’ wives. Megan Hill is no stranger to...

PCA Retirement & Benefits Releases Findings of Pastoral Wellbeing Research Study

PCA Retirement and Benefits (RBI), in partnership with the Center for Transformational Churches at Trinity International University, today announced the release of a report, “Pastoral Wellbeing: PCA Pastors Reflect on the Tensions of Ministry.”

The Importance of Mental Health for Ministry Workers

Mental health, in all its various forms, can be a scary, difficult issue to tackle. It can feel shameful and embarrassing to admit that we need help, let alone discuss with another person. It’s not uncommon for church servants to feel as though they must “have it all together” for the sake of the congregation, while struggling with the unique difficulties of ministry. This makes discussing mental health issues and seeking care even harder.

3 Lessons on Church Administration Learned Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Everybody was a beginner when it came to managing church life in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. But now, in what experts are calling the post-pandemic phase of the virus, church leaders have learned some lessons. We asked church leaders across the PCA to share their insights and have compiled their responses in three quick take-aways.

The Oft-Forgotten Role of the Pastor’s Wife

“It’s surprising that a person in the spotlight can be invisible. That’s how I felt as a pastor’s wife, under constant scrutiny, but unknown.  After being married to my husband and serving alongside him for almost 20 years, this past year felt like I had finally hit a stone wall. I could no longer cope with the stress and disappointments of ministry on my own.”