God told us to take a day off. Many pastors don’t.
- Those of you in smaller churches might think, “We simply can’t. Without any staff, there is always an emergency.”
- Those of you in larger churches might say, “We can’t because there are too many pressing issues in a large church.”
- Those who are staff members might say, “Our pastor might get a day off but we have to work.”
All those are poor excuses. If you don’t rest, you won’t last.
I’d love to hear from you about your struggles or victories in honoring the Sabbath.
What works for you? How do you communicate healthy boundaries on your day off? When do you make exceptions?