Raising PK’s

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I would like to share a blog with you written by a pastor’s wife that was posted on breatheministry.com and they have given us permission to share with you today. When you have a baby, feeling her growing inside, you feel closer to the Lord than ever because you hold His creation in your arms. You and your husband have dreams of what that child will become, and you as parent. When you love the Lord, your goal is to…

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Woman walking down a dirt road alone

It’s Okay If We Don’t Have It All Figured Out

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I don’t know about you, but it does not bother me at all to stop and ask for directions, because let’s face it our GPS is not ALWAYS right. Now I know it is harder for men to stop and ask for directions because they always KNOW the way. Plus I have a true story about my husband not stopping to ask for directions. When he was the Single’s Pastor in Lynchburg, VA we took a group of singles to…

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Suicide, Depression, and Pastors: One Way Church Members Can Help

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By Thom Rainer The suicide death of a young pastor is being felt throughout the world. Andrew Stoecklein, lead pastor of Inland Hills Church in California, left behind his wife, Kayla, and three young sons. I am the father of three sons. I cannot look at a photo of the young family without getting tears in my eyes. Please Hear Me Well This post is not about suicide prevention. More able persons have written volumes on the topic. It is not about…

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I Speak to You Continually

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As we begin another busy week, I want to focus on our busy lives as pastors’ wives. There are so many things we are expected to participate in and so many things we are expected to be good at. Therefore, we get so caught up in the “doing” of ministry that we forget to “be.” Be still and listen to Him speak because He does speak continually. I had a devotional recently that speaks to this and I would like…

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Man in prayer

Four (Important) Reasons to Forgive Others

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In pastoral ministry, we are regularly faced with people who want to control us, use us for their personal agendas, manipulate us, or get rid of us. There will also be those who betray us. Sometimes the betrayal is open and public. Sometimes the betrayal is a deafening silence when we are being attacked by others. You can’t serve long in ministry without encountering your personal Judas. How do I handle these spiritual attacks? One of the most difficult steps…

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