Rodetta Cook

Boundaries

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“You can have it all, do it all, be it all. Just not all at the same time!” That is the best vaccine against getting yourself jumbled up into the life of unhealthy boundaries and end up spending your life spinning out of control on the whims of demands – demands that are self-imposed, come from others or come from culture and society. I had our second child right at the beginning of the 1990’s, the time when “Super Mom”…

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God’s Provision Through Scarcity

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Many times as Christians, our faith is tested and it definitely was for everyone in 2020.  Today I want to share a blog one of our staff members, who is also a pastor’s wife, wrote during the COVID-19 pandemic. Disclaimer: This blog is purely to inspire and challenge and in no way to judge the reader for any other actions, attitudes or thoughts that differ from this writer. I recently wrote a four-part blog on “Give us this Day” separating…

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The Prepared Meal and No One Shows

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Ministry is tough on the best of days! But this year has been extremely tough on pastors and their families. Recently a friend of mine, who is a pastor’s wife, wrote a blog about how hard it is on pastors when they prepare all week for Sunday and only a few show up. She did an awesome job in writing her story. There was once a lady that lived on a farm and was very poor. She had little to…

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God’s Amazing Grace

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How much time and energy do we spend feeling guilty about our past? Do we allow it to rob us of our joy or even allow it to rob us of serving the Lord in the fullest? Many times we as Christians don’t live in the freedom of God’s grace and today I want to share a blog by one of our pastors’ wives that I pray will encourage you to live in freedom! I’m only here for a little…

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The Minister’s Wife

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By Patti Johnson My eyes, mind and heart are always drawn to a book that may tell me what exactly it is I am supposed to be as a pastor’s wife…always!! One such book ended up on my bookshelf to read.  With anticipation I picked up the book to begin reading searching to find a kindred heart, to find some answers from someone walking the same path, to find a grid, a list, an instruction manual to do this role…

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