Paul Kuzma, director of Foursquare’s Center for Spiritual Renewal–East (CSR–East) put together this roundup of helpful articles and resources, specifically for pastors navigating church care and leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In addition to recommending these helpful resources, the Center for Spiritual Renewal is currently offering free counseling via Zoom video call for credentialed ministers. Reach out to Robby Booth at CSR–West at 209.402.5235, or to Paul Kuzma at CSR–East at 805.501.1197 to schedule an appointment. Please note it may take 1-2 business days to return your call; if there is a life-threatening emergency, call 911 immediately.
Pastoring in Pandemic
Paul Kuzma wrote this blog series on "Pastoring in Pandemic."
Read the series
Ministry During Pandemic: From Awareness to Implementation
Dr. Naomi Paget, a fellow at the National Center for Crisis Management, shares her research that includes comparing and contrasting the 1918 influenza pandemic with the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.
Download the PDF
Emotionally Healthy Leadership Podcast with Pete Scazzero
Pete Scazerro offers several helpful episodes on responding to the COVID-19 pandemic on his Emotionally Healthy podcast.
Check out the podcast
A Conversation on Anxiety in a Time of COVID-19
Pastor Bob Guaglione sits down with Dave Wiedis of Serving Leaders Ministries to talk about ways to manage emotional health and anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic.
Watch the video interview
Emotional Intelligence Training During the COVID-19 Crisis
Relational Wisdom 360 is offering free Emotional Intelligence Training (EI Training) during the COVID-19 crisis. This training is especially helpful for healthcare workers, families, teachers and pastors/church staff.
Check out EI training
The Pressures of a Pandemic
Pastor Shawn Thorton talks with Clincial Psychologist Dr. Richard Blackmon about the emotional and psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on our day-to-day lives.
Watch the video
Resilient Church Leadership Resources
Ed Stetzer and the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center launched this personal resource to help pastors and church leaders wrestling with issues of stress and burnout during this global pandemic.
Check out the resources
Theological resources addressing COVID-19
Tearfund, a Christian relief organization, has stellar resources to help pastors and churches navigate the pandemic in wisdom and discernment. Their resources are available in several languages.