Declining church attendance causing depression in some pastors

The Christian Post

“There are a lot of pastors in ministry who are very lonely people. They might be doing a good work, they might be pastoring a great church, but they are lonely. And so they have a wonderful public image and a detrimental private life. [They] preach some of the greatest sermons and go home and want to die,” Ellis explained. “And that, too, has come as a result of a lot of pain, a lot of hurt, and a lot of backstabbing and disappointment that they’ve had from other relationships . . . . . .