The position of the Associate Pastor, a place of middle management, can be a peculiar place. Things occur in a week, that when left unaddressed, can lead to feelings of mistrust, anger, bitterness, loneliness, and ultimately burnout. Paula Forte has served as an AP for over seven years and dealt with many of these pressures. Due to her own recent bout with burnout, she spent some time reflecting on the practices that helped her to remain S.T.U.R.D.Y. and able to withstand our tug-of-war reality. Listen to today’s episode to hear Paula share her experience and how it’s lead to the healthiest season of her ministry yet.