Identity

Raising Children in Ministry…Not for the Faint of Heart

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I want to share a blog by one of our pastor’s wives who is a team member of The Confidante on a topic that hits home for many pastoral families and that is raising children in ministry and keeping balance. When you have a baby, feeling her growing inside, you feel closer to the Lord than ever because you will eventually hold His creation in your arms. You and your husband have dreams of what that child will become as…

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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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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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But God

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Our God is such an awesome God! I want to share a testimony with you today from a pastor’s wife that I know will bless you and be a reminder of how awesome He is. Being in vocational ministry is a position like none other….and it’s not easy. Those of you that have been in ministry for longer than 2 seconds know that to be true. My husband and I are walking into our third year in full-time ministry this…

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Recovering My Identity

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As pastors’ wives, we don’t have to be in our unique role very long before we realize it is a tough role. Many times, we lose who we are and struggle with our own identity. I have asked a pastor’s wife friend of mine to share her journey with you today how she recovered her identity. When I was asked to contribute to this blog, I was both honored, and anxious. Then I found out that my topic was to…

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