Pete Scazzero

Pete Scazzero, after leading New Life Fellowship Church for 26 years, co-founded Emotionally Healthy Discipleship, a groundbreaking ministry that moves the church forward by slowing the church down in order to multiply deeply changed leaders and disciples. Pete hosts the top-ranked Emotionally Healthy Leader podcast and is the author of a number of bestselling books, including The Emotionally Healthy Leader and Emotionally Healthy Spirituality. Pete and his wife Geri also developed The Emotionally Healthy Discipleship Course (Part 1 and 2), a powerful resource that moves people from a shallow to a deep relationship with Jesus.

Your Emotional Life and Spiritual Life Are Connected

The truth is that emotions never die. They are only buried alive. They always resurface, leaking into other parts of our lives and relationships.

When We Jump to Conclusions

Assumptions are like a dragon that seeks to destroy our well-being.

Declaring God’s Victory in Times of Uncertainty

One of the most important tasks before us as leaders is declaring the certainty of God’s future in the face of the multiple crisis...

How God Might Be Using Our Collective Dark Night of the Soul

Insights from John of the Cross for our current day.

Lessons for Taming the ‘Tigers’ in Our Midst

How to deal with damaging people in your church.

10 Questions for Emotionally Healthy Preaching

I ask myself these questions as I'm preparing a message.

10 Hard-Won Lessons About Ministry Leadership

These lessons are the fruit of reflecting on 21 years of pastoral ministry.

Before Doing, We Must Listen

Our notions of what is good for Jesus are often far off.