Resources for Thriving Leaders. Pt 11 “The Rest”

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Friends, here are some resources for Monday’s post on the importance of rest. If you need to review the blog from Monday, click here Thriving Leaders: Lessons From the Front Lines of Ministry (pt. 11 “The Rest”)

John Calvin is said to have talked of rest not as diversion from creativity but as a necessary part of it.

See Mark Labberton’s book, The Dangerous Act of Worship, p. 95. He says that true justice starts with rest.

See as well Eugene Peterson’s book, Working the Angles, on work and rest pp 47-49; and learning to play, p.  53.

Also, see the following on Sabbath keeping for pastors:

http://www.christianitytoday.com/pastors/2016/august-web-exclusives/sabbath-keeping-for-pastors.html

Perhaps you’ve seen this video on Facebook of what it’s like to pastor ‘sheep’:

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