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5 Things Every Pastor’s Wife Wants You to Know After Her Husband Resigns

There’s been a big wave of pastoral resignations lately, both with friends of mine in real life, and among the many pastoral families that I have contact with in my online communities. While a resignation may be, in its simplest form, a date on the calendar that marks the end of one season and the… Read More 5 Things Every Pastor’s Wife Wants You to Know After Her Husband Resigns

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Ministry Matters: The Essential Oil of Empathy

A few nights ago, Tiny Daughter was preparing to go to bed. She skipped into the kitchen where I was washing dishes, hands deep in hot soapy water. She wanted one last kiss and hug. I dried my hands and obliged her, and as we pulled apart, she said something that stopped me in my… Read More Ministry Matters: The Essential Oil of Empathy

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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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Sabbatical Reflections {12 Month Report}

The phone rang early one morning a few weeks ago. It was my husband, not thirty minutes gone from home on his way to work: “I was just thinking about our life this year. You know, how the kids are so cute and it’s fun having them little. And the amazing ways that God gave… Read More Sabbatical Reflections {12 Month Report}

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10 Choices You Will Never Regret Making as a Pastor’s Wife

1.You will never regret choosing to give grace. The very essence of the wonder of grace is that it is bestowed on undeserving recipients! God gave us abundant grace while we were yet sinners, and He still does lavish us with undeserved, daily grace. In order to give grace, we must first know how to… Read More 10 Choices You Will Never Regret Making as a Pastor’s Wife