Brokenness, Healing, Life Lessons, Ministry, Pastors' Wives, Rest, Sabbaticals are Life Savers

7 Ways to Nurture Your Heart in a Season of Pain

Early last year our Small Son broke a couple of bones in his foot. He jumped off the couch- a mere 18 inches off the ground- and landed in a crying heap. We thought his foot was just sprained so we gave him the option of either going to the Wednesday evening service or staying… Read More 7 Ways to Nurture Your Heart in a Season of Pain

Be Faithful, Brokenness, Culture Shock, Every Pastor Needs a Sabbatical, Marriage, Ministry, Pastors' Wives, Relationships, Rest, Sabbaticals are Life Savers

Sabbatical Surprises {6 Month Report}

I came to this writing place three weeks in a row to give you my promised sabbatical update. But no words came. If you’ve followed our sabbatical, you know by now that it has been an evolution of sorts- a time that keeps changing and shifting and teaching and shaping. A lot has changed just… Read More Sabbatical Surprises {6 Month Report}

Every Pastor Needs a Sabbatical, Life Lessons, Practical Tips, Rest, Sabbaticals are Life Savers

Ministry Matters: Rest is More Than an Antidote

I wasn’t too familiar with the practicality of an antidote until recently. In the past, my only exposure to the idea was when we visited the serpentarium in Orlando, FL and watched them milking the venom from the most poisonous snakes on the earth. The venom is milked in only a few places in the… Read More Ministry Matters: Rest is More Than an Antidote

Ladies Ministry, Life Lessons, Live by Grace, Ministry, Relationships, Rest

Ministry Musings: Jesus Will Come to You First

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.”┬áThe 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