Expectations

Why Your Pastor’s Wife Has Trust Issues

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By Katie Orr Several years ago while on a road trip, I got to connect with a dear friend for lunch. Over salad and sandwiches she made a statement that caught my attention: “Pastors’ wives have trust issues.” It wasn’t an accusation. Simply an observation from a wise woman who has had several close pastor’s wife friends. At the time I was taken aback. I thought to myself, “I am a pastor’s wife and I don’t have trust issues.” At…

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Leading During a Pandemic

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By Christy Watson I am a Pastor’s wife and an Admin for a Facebook page called The Confidante, a ministry of Care for Pastors. It has over 2,000 Pastors’ wives from all over the country and world. I am seeing firsthand how the ministry family is being affected by the COVID-19 and how they’re struggling to stay connected with their congregation and be there for everyone during this crisis, along with maintaining good family relationships at home. Here are some…

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How to Support Your Spouse Experiencing Anxiety

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Our role as a pastor’s wife can have many challenges. One of those challenges can be dealing with anxiety, whether it is ourselves or our spouse. I would like to share a blog with you today by Kandi Gallaty that is a great resource to help us know how to support a spouse dealing with anxiety. I will never forget that night at the mall. My husband, Robby, and I had just finished dinner and were headed shopping to look…

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The Broken Parts Reveal the Beauty Inside

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I have asked a friend of mine, Joy, who is a pastor’s wife if I could share one of her blogs that I believe will be a tremendous blessing to you. It has been one year since the shock and pain rocked us. 2019 was painful. One year later my husband and I walked on a beautiful beach in Sarasota. We reflected on the hurt, the challenges of the year, and also we marveled at the way the Lord ordained…

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Inside the Secret Thoughts of Your Pastor’s Wife

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I know you are probably like me, and you would like to tell your church member so many things but we can’t because we are the pastor’s wife. I believe this blog written by Katie Orr will be a blessing to you. I’ve been a pastor’s wife now for over a decade. It is a beautiful privilege and heavy responsibility. It is a role that comes with many joys and sorrows, benefits and sacrifices, unexpected gifts and unstated expectations from…

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