Family

The Unexpected

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Life as a pastor’s wife is so hard and especially when we find ourselves in situations that we know we are going to be judged on. I want to share a blog written by a pastor’s wife who has found herself in that tough situation. Last week I was able to minister to a friend whose daughter is pregnant and not married. My advice was pretty simple, “Show grace and unconditional love to Savannah. She needs you now more than…

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God Uses His Creation for His Purposes

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By Christy Kirtlan Life gets so busy as a wife, mom, church leader, daughter, sister, aunt…. that we often forget to slow down and let God. He will use whatever He chooses, you know. When I was a young girl, my brother taught me to fish in a small pond across the street from our house. My parents started camping on weekends along the Muskingham River near Zanesville, Ohio where I spent hours fishing. We spent a lot of hours,…

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Love and Respect

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During the month of February we all think about “love” and some of us have a wonderful loving husband and some may have a husband that is allowing ministry to rob him of his love for his wife. And many times the church has become the other woman. We as pastors’ wives and our husbands think that we must put on this mask that everything is just fine in our marriage because after all, what would the church think if…

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Stop Wishing You Could Rush Through the Season You’re In

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I would like to share a blog with you today written by a friend who is a pastor’s wife, and she has a lot of wisdom to share with us. Her blogs can be found on www.justbehis.wordpress.com. I recently did a ladies Bible study at my church called, “Discerning the Voice of God: How to Recognize When God Speaks.” It is the new revised version of a study Priscilla Shirer created years ago. I did the original version when it…

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Your Pastor Needs Your Help

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I want to share a blog written by a pastor’s wife who has lived this story. I know many of you could have written it as well, but I pray it will be an encouragement to you and that you can share it with some of your church members to help them see how they should treat their pastor. He was a struggling pastor, discouraged and financially strapped. He spent most of his days in the Word of God, studying…

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