Robert and Maureen McQuillan write:
One of the big problems in church leadership over the past 20 years or so has been pastors ‘burning out.’
Oh there’s still controversy over what really is burnout, breakdown, overwork exhaustion, depression and such.
That’s just the technical side and one for the experts to decide on. Definitions such as found in SM-5 type manuals can fluctuate and be updated as further research and case studies arise.