Leaders, take your vacation, for your church’s sake

Crunch time is around the corner! In a six-week period we’ll have Thanksgiving, Advent, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s, Epiphany. It’s a stressful time for church leaders, and probably too much going on to plan a vacation. For that reason, it’s imperative to take out that calendar and block off time away, writers Stephany Dyrness Lobdell in ChristianityToday.com. Time away is a professional necessity, and she has suggestions on how make vacations a priority.