Family

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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Betrayed But Not Forsaken (Part 3)

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Today will conclude our time with Angelique’s story and I pray it has been a blessing to you as a reminder that when we may feel all alone, God never forsakes us. Although my husband refused to take my calls, he was still communicating with me via text messages and emails. He advised that he would no longer be looking for jobs in California and that he would not be taking a sabbatical. He told me that if I wanted…

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Betrayed But Not Forsaken (Part 2)

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Last week I began sharing a story with you of a pastor’s wife whose marriage ended in divorce. If you missed last week’s email/blog, please go on our website and read the beginning of this journey. We will share it in three parts and I believe it will minister to you no matter where you are in your marriage. For a long time, I brushed off his bad behavior by telling myself he was suffering from depression from all he’d…

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Betrayed But Not Forsaken (Part 1)

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Many times ministry can take its toll on a pastor’s marriage. I have had the privilege of walking with a pastor’s wife the past couple of years during a very hard and difficult time in her marriage. Unfortunately, this was a marriage that was not saved. I am thankful I have been able to be there for encouragement for her as she has walked this very lonely journey. But I sure wish there had been a different outcome. I want…

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Sackcloth and Ashes: Processing Grief

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Grief is a part of life that we all deal with. Many of us deal with it more often and maybe tragically at times. I have shared Eric’s Story with you as his wife, Krissie, has been healing the tragic death of his suicide. She is determined to get Eric’s Story to as many people as possible in hopes of changing Christian society of the stigma that comes with mental health, especially when it comes to pastors. Another goal she…

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