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Wellbeing

Healthy Guide for your Pastor’s Salary & Benefits Plan

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.

Geneva Announces New Counseling Benefit

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

Understanding Student Loan Forgiveness for Pastors and Ministry Workers

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.

PCA Retirement & Benefits (RBI) Honored as “Certified Best Christian Workplace”

PCA Retirement and Benefits (RBI) today announced their standing as a “Certified Best Christian Workplace,” as designated by Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI).

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.

Personal Reflections on Burnout

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.

Assessing the Wellbeing of PCA Pastors

PCA Retirement & Benefits (RBI) is launching a research initiative in partnership with The Center for Transformational Churches at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School to assess the wellbeing of PCA teaching elders.

Finding Holy in the Suburbs, an Interview with Ashley Hales

Ashley Hales breathes life into a place often decried as lukewarm, vilified as selfish, or entirely ignored: the American suburbs. In her first book, Finding Holy in the Suburbs, Ashley provides much-needed teaching on learning to embody the gospel in all of our given places, even the suburbs.