Help for Pastors
Resources specifically focused to help pastors and their families receive encouragement, development, comfort, counseling, materials and advice:



Smoldering Wick Ministries
Smoldering Wick Ministries is dedicated to helping struggling church leaders. This website provides articles on topics that include burnout, prayer, wives, and learning to move on in a new direction. A coach can be reached by email or phone to counsel the pastor in a time of need.

Care for Pastors
Care for Pastors is a non-denominational international ministry based in Florida to help hurting pastors. This ministry provides pastor-to-pastor counseling for pastors facing difficulties or conflicts, and provides support for pastors’ wives. This ministry also organizes encouragement conferences for pastors and spouses.

Focus on the Family Counseling Services
Focus on the Family offers a one-time complimentary consultation from a Christian perspective. To reach Focus on the Family's counseling service by phone, call 1-855-771-HELP (4357) weekdays 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Mountain Time). They also offer referrals for licensed Christian counselors in your area.
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Caregivers Forum Directory of Ministries for Pastors 
This website provides a directory of ministries that care for pastors and their families. The categories of organizations listed are counseling services; denominational resources; leadership, church care and consulting; ministries to pastors’ wives; resource and referral ministries; rest and renewal retreats; restoration and counseling retreats; seminars for clergy.

Pastorserve is made up of pastors, leaders, counselors, and teachers who are dedicated to helping pastors prepare for the challenges they face in ministry by offering practical counseling, training programs, and networking connections. Pastorserve provides coaching and training either online or face to face; help during crises; and a list of organizations that provide information about church planting, sermon preparation, examples of outstanding church web sites and multiple location churches, city reaching tools, worship, marketing, business plans, leadership conferences, and many other topics.