In Henri Nouwen's Dark Night he received pastoral counseling and kept a secret journal. Shortly before he died this was published as "The Inner Voice of Love." Here are some quotes and insights for pastors and ministry leaders.
Burnout is a huge problem for pastors and leaders. The way to prevent burnout is to draw life from God, not our own self. Then God overflows from our life, to our good works, to our ministry, to our job. We burnout when we rely on our own strength and abilities and give too much to our job and ministry.