When we are overwhelmed, the call that seemed so clear just a short time ago seems to vanish in the haze and ministry becomes a job instead of a joy.

Assessments – Burnout Potential Inventory

By Dr. Beverly Potter
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The following Burnout Potential Inventory test is brought to us by Dr. Beverly Potter. Once you fill out the form and submit it, we will email you a copy of your form with your Score Risk of Burnout. If you have questions on this form or the use of it, please feel free to contact us.

All information submitted is confidential and only yourself and New Trails Ministry will have access to this information.

Burnout Potential Inventory

Copyright 1980, 1993, 1998, 2005. Beverly A. Potter, from: Overcoming Job Burnout: How To Renew Enthusiasm For Work, Ronin Publishing, Inc., P.O. Box 3008, Oakland, California 94609. All Rights Reserved. Individuals may download this material for personal use only. Written permission of the author or publisher is required for any other reproduction. For permission contact Dr. Beverly Potter, PH 510/420-3669, FAX 510/420-3672, email beverly@docpotter.com.

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  • Powerlessness

    How often do these situations bother you at work? Use the scale to rate how often you are bothered by each situation described. Scale rates from 1 being Rarely to 9 being Constantly.
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Ministry Statistics

Negative Findings

28% have at least some functional difficulty from depressive symptoms - higher than a demographically-matched sample of U.S. adults

Clergy Well Being Survey
2017 Key Findings

Positive Findings

52% believe they are "on track" for a comfortable retirement

Clergy Well Being Survey
2017 Key Findings

Negative Findings

80% of respondents are currently obese or overweight

43% are obese-a much higher percentage than a demographically-matched sample of U.S. adults

Clergy Well Being Survey
2017 Key Findings

Positive Findings

58% report high or very high levels of overall financial knowledge

Clergy Well Being Survey
2017 Key Findings