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Ministry Matters: How to Mentor and Be Mentored {When You’re a Pastor’s Wife}

Last fall I attended a Christian blogger’s conference for the third time. As usual, I met some fascinating, Godly ¬†women. One of those women just “happened” to sit beside me at lunch, and we struck up a conversation about what we are passionate about. Turns out, this lady and I had some neat connections from… Read More Ministry Matters: How to Mentor and Be Mentored {When You’re a Pastor’s Wife}

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Ministry Matters: If It Weren’t for People

“Ministry would be easy if it weren’t for people” is a common phrase that pastors and pastors’ wives chuckle over. We know it’s silly, because ministry is people- it would be pointless without them. And…we ourselves are part of those “people” we are referring to. No matter what walk of life you find yourself in… Read More Ministry Matters: If It Weren’t for People

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Ministry Matters: How to Embrace Being An Outsider

I walked past the end table in that doctor’s office, and a propped up poster caught my eye. It read in bold, impossible to miss letters: Be An Outsider I may or may not have stopped in my tracks, shuddered a bit, then recovered and snapped a picture of it with my phone. The idea… Read More Ministry Matters: How to Embrace Being An Outsider

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Ministry Matters: Your Opposition Will Open Doors

“I don’t like what you’re doing.”¬†The message of opposition marches boldly, and never so often or as direct as in the life of a ministry family. It really shouldn’t surprise us, but it does. Opposition comes when we least expect it. In our years in ministry, my husband and I have often shaken our heads… Read More Ministry Matters: Your Opposition Will Open Doors

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Ministry Musings: Identity Crisis…Identity Christ

Sabbaticals gift a lot of uncluttered thinking time. And I’ve been thinking a lot on the topic of identity…specifically as it concerns ministry and being a pastor’s wife. Before my husband resigned and we began our sabbatical, I wondered what it would be like to not be an active pastor’s wife for awhile. I wondered… Read More Ministry Musings: Identity Crisis…Identity Christ