Identity

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What Does My Ministry Look Like?

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Do you ever find yourself asking the question, “What does my ministry look like?” Do you ever feel like you are a shadow in your husband’s ministry? Or do you ever feel you are not important or always overlooked? Do you feel you are always trying to please people? If you answered yes to any or all of those questions, you are not alone. We as pastors’ wives have a hard job. We can become so frustrated with all the…

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Ten Ways to Pray for Your Pastor’s Wife

Posted by | Balance, Expectations, Family, Family Life, For Pastors, Identity, Loneliness, Pastors' Wives, Spiritual Walk | 5 Comments

There is little doubt that the role of the pastor’s wife is one of the most difficult positions on the planet. It can be lonely, heart-breaking, confusing, frustrating, and downright discouraging. At Care for Pastors, we understand the unique challenges that are faced by the pastor and his family. Here are some suggestions on how you might pray for your pastor’s wife: Pray for her spiritual protection. There is real spiritual warfare surrounding the pastor and his family. If the…

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Whispers in the Waiting

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Mother’s Day is coming up and while it is a joyful time for most, it can be a painful time for others. I would like to share a blog with you today from a pastor’s wife that I believe will be a blessing to you. Another negative pregnancy test. After two and a half years of hoping and praying for a precious baby, I have lost count of how many tests I have taken. Sometimes I irrationally wonder to myself…

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What If?

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I am sure we all have a list of “what if’s” that we have asked through the years just as wives but especially as a pastor’s wife. What if my husband get fired? What if the people don’t like me? And on and on we go with our list of “what if’s.” I love the honesty and transparency of my friend, Christy. Enjoy as she shares her heart. I have had thousands, maybe millions of what if’s. Some like: What…

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The Pastor’s Marriage

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With Valentine’s Day coming up we should all be in the mood for love. Unfortunately, what we see many times here at Care for Pastors is that many pastors and spouses have lost that “love” and “respect” for their spouse. Many times the church or ministry has taken the place of the spouse and there is anger and resentment built up. I want to share an observation from one of our Administrators in our private Facebook group for pastors’ wives….

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