In From Hectic to Healthy, Craig and Mary Jutila humbly share their story, revealing how Craig's addiction to ministry was hurtful to his health, marriage and his family. On the verge of divorce the couple chose to face their brokenness, seek counseling and rebuild their relationship and restructure their lives - not just their calendars. Using simple acrostics you'll learn how identify busyness, or SPIN, learn to STOP, set a healthy PACE and continue to WALK toward a balanced life.
From the outside, Craig Jutila appeared to have the ultimate success in ministry--but at home, it was another story. The principles in From Hectic to Healthy, which will become every leader's guide to work-life balance, are the hard-won result of Craig's brush with total burnout. Many pastors and other leaders buy the lie that they are just "in a busy season," rather than living a hectic, unsustainable way of life that will lead eventually to burnout. But it's never too late to move from hectic to healthy! Using Craig and Mary's easy-to-remember acrostics, readers will identify the roots of their busyness, or SPIN, learn to STOP, then set a healthy PACE, and continue to WALK.
Craig Jutila is president of Empowered Living, an organization whose mission is to empower leaders and their families for life. Craig and his wife, Mary, cofounded Orphan Impact International, a nonprofit company that helps parents offset the cost of adopting children internationally and provides care for orphans around the world. Craig empowers people around the country on the topics of leadership, balanced living, parenting, and family. He has authored several books, including From Hectic to Healthy. Craig was voted one of the top 10 influencers of the past 20 years by Group magazine. He and his wife have three children and live in Southern California.
Mary Jutila has been in public education for nearly 20 years, teaching, administrating, and writing curriculum. Mary and her husband, Craig, cofounded Orphan Impact International, a nonprofit company that helps parents offset the cost of adopting children internationally and provides care for orphans around the world.