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Even On Your Best Day

We’ve just taken a trip across the world. With our children. ¬†And, as anyone who travels abroad knows, traveling can bring out both the best and the worst within a human being. Navigating airports, time constraints and delays, long haul flights, new cities, new foods, and jet lag…the high of “I can’t believe we’ve successfully… Read More Even On Your Best Day

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Ministry Matters: Pastor’s Wife in the Middle

Sunday morning last found us skimming along the highway to church per usual. Somewhere between this exit and that mile marker, the van in front of us suddenly veered off the road and bumped down the hill, straight towards a heavily wooded area. I’m pretty sure I stopped breathing for a few seconds as that… Read More Ministry Matters: Pastor’s Wife in the Middle

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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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9 Things You Should Be Doing to Support Your Pastor’s Wife

  1. Pray specifically and consistently for her. Prayer is the most important thing you will ever do for your pastor’s wife. I made this one number one because ironically, if you are not praying for her, it is likely that you will struggle with supporting her in the other eight ways outlined in this… Read More 9 Things You Should Be Doing to Support Your Pastor’s Wife