“And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed: and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed. But Moses’ hands were heavy; and they took a stone, and put it under him, and he sat thereon; and Aaron and Hur stayed up his hands, the one on the one… Read More 9 Things You Should Be Doing to Support Your Pastor
Recently as I rounded the corner of our subdivision on my morning walk, I inhaled a nose full of a wonderful scent. Scanning the area, I didn’t see any flowers, and being new to the south, I didn’t recognize the scent. It wasn’t until my second lap that I pinpointed the sweet culprit- a young… Read More Ministry Matters: Grace Giver… or Graceless Wounder?
“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
Dear Pastor’s Wife, For consistently supporting your husband spiritually, emotionally, and physically…thank you. Your love is his greatest earthly treasure. For filling in the ‘gaps’ at church, for noticing the little things…thank you. It makes a difference. For smiling when your own heart is breaking…thank you. That takes grace. For all of your sacrifices, both… Read More Dear Pastor’s Wife…Thank You.
One of the most common struggles of ministry wives is loneliness. We’ve all thought it a hundred times if we’ve said it once- “I’m so lonely.” The truth? Loneliness is just part of the human plight. Extroverts and introverts alike experience loneliness, just in different ways and for different reasons, at different times, and for different… Read More Ministry Musings: Jesus Will Come to You First