Media Coverage

June 26, 2014 - Anniston Star
Study shows high level of depression among religious leaders

June 21, 2014 - Christian Post
Nearly 3 in 4 Pastors Regularly Consider Leaving Due to Stress, Study Finds

September 2, 2013 - Christianity Today's Leadership Journal
Why Are Clergy More Depressed Than Laypeople?

August 29, 2013 - St. Louis Beacon
It might be time to give your spiritual leader a hug

August 28, 2013 - Huffington Post
Study: clergy at higher risk for depression, anxiety

July 16, 2013 - Here & Now (WBUR/NPR)
Preaching a Healthy Lifestyle to Pastors

July 12, 2013 - WUNC 91.5FM North Carolina Public Radio
Divine Intervention: Helping Clergy Help Themselves

June 21, 2013 - Christianity Today
The Fitness-Driven Church

June 3, 2013 - The Herald-Sun
Duke Divinity gets $5.74 million from The Duke Endowment

June 3, 2013 - Triangle Business Journal
Duke gets $5.7M for clergy study

June 3, 2013 - Duke Today
The Duke Endowment Gives $5.74 Million for Clergy Health Research at Duke

May 31, 2013 - United Methodist Reporter / Faith & Leadership
Pastor's weight loss is ministry's gain

March 6, 2013 - Associated Baptist Press
Rising stress boosts clergy depression

February 28, 2013 - The Alabama Baptist
Healthy balance vital for those in leadership roles

January 20, 2013 - Charlotte Observer
One effort to help stressed-out clergy care for themselves

January 4, 2013 - Columbus Dispatch
Pastors learn to heal themselves

January 3, 2013 - Charlotte Observer
Duke Endowment hits $3 billion mark for grants

October 22, 2012 - Christian Century
Fit for Ministry: Addressing the Crisis in Clergy Health


September 3, 2012 - United Methodist Reporter
Clergy learn: Self-care is not self-ish

July 18, 2012 - North Carolina Health News
Study shows ministers sacrifice their own health to serve

July 11, 2012 - Triangle Tribune
New program focuses on pastors' health

July 10, 2012 - NewsDay
Selflessness can threaten clergy members' health

July 9, 2012 - The Globe and Mail
Looking for a growth industry? Be a personal trainer

July 3, 2012 - Religion News Service
Study: Pastors’ concerns for others may harm their own health

July 3, 2012 - Faith & Leadership
Quiz: Food, health and faith

June 28, 2012 - Duke Today
Clergy Health: Who Cares for the Caregivers?

April 1, 2012 - The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Who's Behind the Evaluation Curtain

January 14, 2012 - The Modesto Bee
Faith leaders can burn out, but many in Modesto area know how to avoid it

January 12, 2012 - Slate Magazine
What type of clergy get the highest salaries?

June 24, 2011 - Star Tribune
Clergy find joy, but plates runneth over

June 9, 2011 - Living Lutheran
Pastors need to re-create

June 8, 2011 - United Methodist News Service
5 ways to improve clergy health

May 4, 2011 – La Cañada Valley Sun
In Theory: Reflecting on stress facing religious leaders

April 1, 2011 – United Methodist Reporter
Sabbath for pastors: Clergy share struggles in finding time for rest

March /April 2011 – Holiness Today
Myths about clergy burnout and managing stress

March 10, 2011 – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Pastors unite to renew, share strengths, discuss challenges

November 13, 2010 – The Grand Rapids Press
Stress in the clergy: Today's ministers expected to do too much?

September 27, 2010 – The Press Enterprise
Clergy sometimes neglect their own needs while helping others

September 13, 2010 – The Florida Times-Union
Duke study finds pastors outweigh parishioners — in an unhealthy way

September 7, 2010 – The Christian Century
Century Marks

September 5, 2010 – Sun Sentinel
Investing in clergy health

September 3, 2010 – Church Times
Health scheme planned for U.S. Methodist clergy

August 23, 2010 – The Alban Institute
Clergy Burnout

August 18, 2010 – The Tennesseean
Clergy sacrifice health for flock

August 12, 2010 – The Huffington Post
Soul Care and the Roots of Clergy Burnout

August 8, 2010 – MetroWest Daily News
Stress takes a toll on clergy

August 7, 2010 – The Oklahoman
Clergy being urged to take vacations, sabbaticals for much-needed respite

August 3, 2010 – NPR: Talk of the Nation
Clergy Members Suffer From Burnout, Poor Health

August 3, 2010 – PoliticsDaily.com
No Rest For the Holy: Clergy Burnout a Growing Concern

August 1, 2010 - New York Times
Taking a Break From the Lord’s Work

June 25, 2010 - The Augusta Chronicle
Many ministers struggle with obesity

June 21, 2010 – United Methodist News Service
Study: High rate of obesity for clergy

June 11, 2010 – Louisville Courier-Journal
Health report contains bad news for clergy

June 7, 2010 – Faith & Leadership
Body and soul

May 14, 2010 – Los Angeles Times (syndicated through AP Religion News Service)
Some pastors may have higher obesity and chronic disease rates than their congregations