We are an organization that helps facilitate change. When spiritual leaders get to the point they are worn out and have nothing to give their followers they become ineffective. We want to see church leaders reignite the fire within them to bring the Hope of Jesus Christ to their congregation and community with renewed passion and refreshing. Our desire is to CHANGE LIFE TODAY!
Our mission is to bring restoration and renewal to leaders of the church by providing them with breathing room to escape for the purpose of refreshing themselves and return to their platform with new passion and restored hope. We believe this lines up with the parable of the good Samaritan:
Luke10:30-37 - “There was once a man traveling from Jerusalem to Jericho. On the way he was attacked by robbers…A Samaritan traveling the road came upon him. When he saw the man’s condition, his heart went out to him…He lifted him onto his donkey, led him to an inn, and made him comfortable. In the morning he took out two silver coins and gave them to the innkeeper, saying, ‘Take good care of him. If it costs any more, put it on my bill — I’ll pay you on my way back.’...Jesus said, “Go and do the same.”
Pastors, Ministers, and Christian leaders are all real people with real problems. These men and women are often present for others through their most difficult times. Yet when these faithful servants find themselves in need of such support, they often feel alone and without support. Ministry Leaders desperately need time, extended time, to rest and recharge. Very few vocations have the emotional highs and lows as that of a ministry leader.
50% of ministers who start out will not last past 5 years.
70% of ministers felt God called them to pastoral ministry before their ministry began but after 3 years of ministry only 50% still feel called.
Over 1,700 pastors left the ministry in 2012.
50% of pastors feel so discouraged that they would leave the ministry if they could but, do not know what they would do to make a living.
Over 45% of pastors say they’ve experienced depression or burnout to the extent that they need to take a leave of absence from ministry but know they can’t because it’s a sign of weakness and people will not understand.
Many pastors skip vacations several years in a row for different reasons: no staff, conflict in the church or finances do not allow for vacation.