Steve Prokopchak and Larry Kreider discuss the importance of healthy leadership practices, why the balance between worship, work, rest, and play is necessary, and how leaders can avoid burnout.
Four Practices of a Sabbatical:
- Rest and decompression
- Concentrated time with the Lord
- Receiving revelation
- Maintain a spirit of humility.
- Have a servant’s heart. Leaders serve.
- Sometimes it is not the number of hours we are working that leads to problems, but what we are trying to derive from those hours.
- Your identity is in God, not your work.
- Do not have a Messiah complex where you feel you must be the solution to every problem.
- It is okay to make mistakes.
- Actively maintain your relationship with the Lord.
- If God has called you, you will have the ability to do what God has asked you to do.
Mentioned in Today’s Podcast:
- The Value of a Sabbatical by Steve Prokopchak
- “The Value of a Sabbatical” article by Steve Prokopchak
- Called Together by Steve & Mary Prokopchak
- Staying Together by Steve & Mary Prokopchak
- The Rhythm of Life: Putting Life’s Priorities in Perspective by Richard Exley
For more information about Larry Kreider, his books, daily devotionals, small group resources, or other teachings, visit larrykreider.com.