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Six Ways Ministry Spouses Get Hurt

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I want to share a Thom Rainer blog with you today and by the title you are probably asking, “Only Six Ways Ministry Spouses Get Hurt?” We could all list a dozen more ways we are hurt as pastors’ wives but I know you can relate to this blog with what are probably the top six ways we get hurt. “Hey, I’m not on the church payroll. Go complain to someone else!” The moment the words left his mouth, he…

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Five Biblical Principles for Sexual Purity

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In our culture, sexual purity is an odd thing to discuss. It is considered archaic. But, it is what God commands His children to embrace. (1 Thessalonians 4:3-7) 1 Thessalonians 4:3 – “For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality.” All of our electronic devices and social media outlets make the availability of sexually impure enticements unlimited. With the moral pollution that assaults us daily on TV, the anonymity and availability of pornography,…

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Heart Murmurs

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I would like to share a blog today from another pastor’s wife that I believe will bless you today. A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones. Proverbs 17:22 It all started back in college.  I can still remember that weird flutter and my racing heart.  My husband says it’s because college is where I first met him (he, he, he), but it was really so much more than that.  I went to the doctor, wore a monitor,…

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A Problem Free Life

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Do you ever wish you had a problem-free life? I know there are times I find myself wishing that, but then I come back to reality and remind myself that is not possible here on this earth. My devotional spoke to this recently and I would like to share it with you today. Give up the illusion that you deserve a problem-free life. Part of you is still hungering for the resolution of all difficulties. This is a false hope!…

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Five Ways to Get Through a Dry Season

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We are in a “dry season” here in Florida.  We desperately need some rain.  We will get through the dry season and the rain will return.  In the same way, we can go through dry seasons spiritually.  Yes, we will get through it and yes, the rains of God’s blessing will return. A dry season can be a season of discouragement, disillusionment, difficulties, and even doubt.  It can seem that God is not present, not speaking, not leading,  and not…

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