One of my DMin peers works for Focus on The Family and writes some good stuff. Laird Crump offers some tips to pastors for a healthy Christmas season of (sane) ministry. I especially like this advice:
Cultivate a non-anxious presence. As the festive rush takes over the lives of the congregation, attempt to personify “all is calm”. You may even have to take a mid afternoon “sleep in heavenly peace” on your office couch. If we want to experience spiritual depth we need to ruthlessly eliminate hurry.
Check out the rest of the article here.