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Participating in the Life of the Church as a Pastor’s Wife
Participating in the Life of the Church as a Pastor’s Wife

Participating in the Life of the Church as a Pastor’s Wife

I’m from the South. I don’t know what it’s like where you live, but I grew up with the very idea of a pastor’s wife being freighted with expectations and assumptions. When my husband was in seminary in the South-- before we were married--I went to a “how to be a...

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Five Ways that Susie Spurgeon Encouraged Her Husband
Five Ways that Susie Spurgeon Encouraged Her Husband

Five Ways that Susie Spurgeon Encouraged Her Husband

Faithful pastors are busy. However, occasionally God uniquely gifts a man for extraordinary work in ministry. That man cannot be fully imitated, but he can be learned from. Charles Spurgeon was such a man. Spurgeon authored 135 books, 63 volumes of sermons, and was...

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Five Lessons in Perseverance for the Pastor’s Wife
Five Lessons in Perseverance for the Pastor’s Wife

Five Lessons in Perseverance for the Pastor’s Wife

After nearly a decade as a pastor’s wife, I have experienced the unique roller coaster ride that is pastoral ministry. I find much joy in being married to a pastor, but it is certainly not without unique challenges. I want to offer my fellow pastors’ wives five...

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When You’re the Loneliest Member of Your Church
When You’re the Loneliest Member of Your Church

When You’re the Loneliest Member of Your Church

I’m not very good at friendship. I used to be the kind of friend who was as comfortable listening as unloading, but fifteen years of being a pastor’s wife has muddled my ability to be the kind of friend I’d like to be. At twenty-four, I started out with wide eyes,...

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Four Truths to Hold on to When Your Pastor Husband is Discouraged
Four Truths to Hold on to When Your Pastor Husband is Discouraged

Four Truths to Hold on to When Your Pastor Husband is Discouraged

“Can you please pray for us right now? He’s so discouraged. I don’t know how to help him. I don’t know how much of this I can bear. For that matter, I don’t know how much of this he can bear.” My shoulders shook as I quietly sobbed in my laundry room. With the door...

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Boundaries: A Helpful Tool to Grow in Grace and Love Others with the Grace of God
Boundaries: A Helpful Tool to Grow in Grace and Love Others with the Grace of God

Boundaries: A Helpful Tool to Grow in Grace and Love Others with the Grace of God

Once again, my talkative upstairs neighbor accosted me. It was easier to let her inside and continue with what I was doing than to try to have a brief conversation in the hallway. I was cooking dinner and simultaneously nursing a baby. Our toddler was dropping raw...

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