Geneva Partners with NXTGEN
At Geneva, we are excited to begin our partnership with NXTGEN to support the wellbeing and longevity of pastors.
Read three pieces of advice for lay leaders as they consider how to compensate and care for their pastors.
A key component of care is how a pastor’s salary and benefits package (also referred to as a Call Package) is structured with the whole person in mind.
According to research from the National Association of Evangelicals 30% of American pastors have student loan debt in excess of $36,000. Recent regulatory changes allow employees of churches and religious organizations to have their student loans forgiven. Surprisingly, the steps to apply are straightforward and in many cases, can be completed in about an hour.
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 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.”
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.
It has been eight years since I’ve served on a pastoral staff though I’ve continued to use my pastoral gifts regularly as pulpit supply and in other ways.