Balance

God’s Perspective While Strolling by the Sea (Part 1)

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I will be sharing with you over the next 3 weeks blogs that one of our pastor’s wives here at the ministry wrote and I believe they will be an encouragement to you. A few years ago, our area experienced a direct hit by a hurricane. This event coincided with our planned week for a beach vacation. Once power had been restored both in our home and at the resort, we headed towards our vacation spot a few days into…

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Not My Load

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As we wind up our four-week blog series on “Lessons Learned from the Laundry Room,” I pray they have been an encouragement to you and have given you things to think about as you navigate this ministry life journey you are on. Going to a public Laundromat has many lessons for life and ministry. You have a choice upon entering a Laundromat what you will do while your laundry washes and dries. You can people watch, read a book, play…

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A Mixed Load: Don’t Do It

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As we begin another week and another week of “Ministry Lessons Learned From the Laundry Room,” today Patti is talking about a mixed load. I like things neat and orderly and to make sense. I like rules that are good for me, boundaries to keep me safe and guidelines to keep me focused.  I like that in the laundry room as well. But every once in awhile a random item will show up that doesn’t fit into any neat category….

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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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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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