Pastors’ Wives

More Ministry Lessons Learned From the Laundry Room

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As we continue our four-week theme of “Ministry Lessons Learned from the Laundry Room,” today is a topic that every pastor’s wife has dealt with, Unbalanced! I pray what Patti shares today will be a blessing to you. An overloaded washing machine is a problem, but an unbalanced load is problematic. So it is in ministry. Overloaded ministry life is a problem in itself but an unbalanced ministry life can have ongoing problems. What’s the difference? An Overload can be…

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Ministry Lessons Learned from the Laundry Room

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I love the title of today’s email/blog and I am looking forward to sharing a series of four under this title with you from one of our pastors’ wives here at CfP, Patti. I believe these will be a blessing to you and very practical. I have been doing laundry for decades now. While still a teenager at home I took on the responsibility of doing my own laundry. As a teenager away from home working at a summer camp…

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We “Beelong” Together (Part 2)

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I would like to share another testimony from our Confidante Retreat in hopes it will encourage you to attend next year. We will be sending out information on dates and location soon. “My first experience with Care for Pastors and, specifically, the Confidante Retreat was this last September 2019. I went into the weekend with the only expectation of resting for a few hours each day in my hotel room and getting a “word” from our organized time together. I…

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We “Beelong” Together (Part 1)

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We had our 3rd Confidante Retreat September 20-22 and it was a wonderful time with 22 pastors’ wives from 6 different states and 7 different denominations. Our purpose in the retreats is to keep them small so the wives can connect. What we hear the most from the wives is dealing with loneliness and how a relationship with another pastor’s wife would help in their ministry journey. I would like to share a testimony from one of the wives that…

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I Don’t Measure Up

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How many times have we as pastors’ wives felt like we don’t measure up? Whether we feel we don’t measure up to others’ expectations or even our own, it can be an ongoing battle in our minds. I want to share a blog from a pastor’s wife that I believe will bless you on this topic. I look at some pastors’ wives and think, it must be nice to have it altogether. It must be nice to be such a…

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