Leading On Empty: Refilling Your Tank and Renewing Your Passion

by Wayne Cordeiro. Bethany House Publishers, April 2010.


Learn from Senior Pastor Wayne Cordeiro's experience as he chronicles the depletion he experienced from building up his ministry. In this book, he describes how to seek rest as a leader, recharge and refocus, and return to serving with new passion and joy.


signs of burnout; ways to refocus; appendix of retreat centers and counselors

Recommended Audience

clergy leaders


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Practical Applications

  • Read this book before you experience burnout to learn how to avoid it.
  • If your energy is depleted, find ways to recharge and achieve better balance in your life.

About the Contributor

Kelly Minas

Kelly Minas designs and directs evaluation processes for grants, resource consulting, and educational programs at the Center for Congregations. Kelly received an undergraduate degree in American culture from Vassar College, where she was active in interfaith work on campus, and a master’s degree in contemporary sociology from the University of Leicester in England.

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