1500 pastors per month resign
Every month, 224 staff leaders resign
90% work more than 46 hours per week, and many often more than 60
80% believe that pastoral ministry is effecting their family negatively
50% feel unable to meet the demands of the job
40% report having a serious conflict with a parishioner at least once a month
70% have a lower self image after they've pastored than before they started
50% of those who go into full time service drop out in 5 years
94% of clergy families feel the pressures of the pastor's ministry
  *Dr. Archibald Hart, Fuller Seminary, 1991