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Planning and Taking a Sabbatical

Church ministry has a physical, emotional, and spiritual toll on church leaders. How do sabbaticals serve to replenish and refresh?


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In this episode, Adrian Reynolds (Head of National Ministries) discusses sabbaticals with Neil and Liz Turton (Long Crendon Baptist Church), who recently took a sabbatical in a converted van.

00:00 - Introduction
- Why go on a sabbatical?
- A biblical basis for sabbaticals
06:43 - Planning a sabbatical
- Neil & Liz's sabbatical in a camper van
19:31 - Returning from sabbatical
21:45 - Reading on sabbatical
23:49 - The value of rest
25:04 - Practical steps to disconnect
- Communicating to the church

Resources mentioned in this episode

Neil and Liz's adapted van

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