Pastors have the most important job in the state. The balancing act is demanding and never stops. We will support pastors in these areas of health: Spiritual, Vocational, Relational, Physical, and Financial.
When we start a new day we all realize deep down inside that there is always uncertainty. We don’t really control the events of the day … not really. So much of life is beyond our control. But to be honest, we don’t think too much about that on a normal day. Normal routines and set schedules […]
During complex moments in life, I have found that the most helpful things are very simple. “Get back to the basics” sounds like a saying too simple to be helpful. Don’t overlook the obvious. It is the simple things that bring balance. One of those simple things is prayer. Just like we need to breathe […]
It is interesting that in the middle of this pandemic that this month is designated as “Mental Health Awareness” month. To be quite honest, far too many people think pastors aren’t real people and should never deal with issues like depression, isolation, or despair. For some people, they are super-human. Nothing could be further from the truth. A pastor’s life is […]
Pastor Wellness Events
Georgia Baptist Premier Events
As we continue to promote health and awareness related to mental health initiatives, we wanted to offer a self-evaluation resource. The below site allows you to answer a few simple questions to gauge where you might need help. It is not intended to be used as a substitute for a visit with a healthcare professional, but only to help identify if you might need additional resources. Once you take the assessment – you will be provided a score with comments on next steps.
The Georgia Baptist Mission Board partners with Eagle’s Landing Christian Counseling Center for mental health and counseling services. For more information please visit their website @ www.ELCCC.org or call 678-289-6981. Or for additional questions and/or guidance – please email email@example.com
For immediate access to routine or crisis services, please call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line (GCAL) at 1-800-715-4225. GCAL is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year to help you or someone you care for in a crisis.
To reach Pastor Wellness after-hours for a non-emergency call, please call 770-936-5590.
Pastors Wives Wellness exist for the purpose of encouragement, prayer, inspiration, events and retreats. Learn more…
Ministry Job Board
The Southern Baptist Convention offers a free service to Southern Baptist Churches through the SBC JobSearch. Churches from around the nation may post various ministry positions. Job descriptions, requirements, and instructions to contact each church are available for each posting. Neither the Southern Baptist or Georgia Baptist Convention hosts the job offerings. Any inquiries should be through the contact information provided on the job listing.
For churches that have an open ministry position and would like to submit a job description: http://www.sbc.net/jobs/login.asp
Note: You will need your SBCID Number. If you are a new church and don’t have an SBCID number yet, or forgot your SBCID number, please contact Laura Simms, firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-936-5362
For those looking for an open ministry position at a church: http://www.sbc.net/jobs/
Pastor Search Assistance:
Pastor Toolbox Resume Service
Pastor Toolbox Services & Training
Shawn Dorrough is a Senior Relationship Manager at GuideStone Financial Resources. He earned a business finance degree from Dallas Baptist University and an MBA in leadership from Amberton University and has been working with GuideStone since 2002. He holds Series 7 and 63 security licenses that equip him to serve SBC churches and staff with their retirement needs. His time at GuideStone additionally qualifies him to answer medical, life, and property insurance questions for GuideStone participants.