Believe it or not, ministers are known to have terrible work-life balances. Long work days, emotionally draining meetings, and low pay are the norm. We joke about this being the life we have chosen, actually, this is the life that was chosen for us. Although we love it, the idea of long days, long weeks, little vacation, and overworking ourselves will soon be gone. In reality, it’s an American thing. As Christianity blossoms in other nations, we’ll increasingly follow the lead of non-American leaders. The 2020 minister will work less, play more, and take long vacations/missions with his family.
How is your work-life balance?
Read my update post here at Predictions for a 2020 Church.
Joel Eastlick says
Dude! 2020 is only 8 years away. Eek.
I know! I think these predictions may be conservative. Think at how much social media has changed ministry in the last 5-10 years!