Balance

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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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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Why Does Paul Say Husbands Should Love Their Wives?

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I recently read the following article entitled, “Why Does Paul Say Husbands Should Love Their Wives?” We deal with many pastoral couples where the husband has fallen short in this area because of being married to the church. I hope this will be something you can share with your husband and he will allow the scripture and truth to fill his heart, whether he struggles in this area or not. May it be a great reminder of Christ’s instructions for…

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Growing up as a PK

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As we continue to dedicate August to PK’s, I want to share one pastor’s wife’s journey growing up as a PK and pray it will bless you. When I think back on my childhood as a PK, the first thoughts that come to mind are the perks. My dad was the pastor of a tight-knit church of less than 100. The song leader was my uncle and my grandpa was an elder. My mom was the church secretary and created…

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Raising Your Children in the Fishbowl

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As pastoral families, we know we all live in the “Fishbowl.” It is hard and lonely at times, but as hard as it is for the pastor and spouse, it is even harder on the children. Life in the fishbowl for them is so complex and hard. Today I would like to share some suggestions from another pastor’s wife on “How to Raise Your Children in the Fishbowl?” What a BIG question!! Always remember and always commit to being your child’s…

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