Pastor Wellness among Chinese Churches: A Canadian Study

By Vincent H. K. Poon
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This article reports the results of a survey of Canadian Chinese pastors (N = 79) regarding pastor wellness by using a 10-item questionnaire. The results indicate that 22 (27.84%) have significant concerns and 38 (48.1%) have some concerns, with females slightly more affected. Major areas of concern are marital and/or family satisfaction, physical health, problem dealing with relationships in church, and emotional health. The author discusses the implications of the results and makes some recommendations to the pastors and churches.

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Article in Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling Year
Volume #: 73
Issue #: 3
Pages: 169-175
Year: 2019

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