Loneliness

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While We Wait

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I recently had the opportunity to come alongside a pastor’s wife whose world had turned upside down and so unjustly. Her husband was a Worship/Youth Pastor and found out before Christmas that his position was being eliminated without any warning. The hurt and pain they experienced from the staff was almost unbearable. She recently poured her heart out on paper in a blog but because of the sensitive situation she did not want to publish it where those that caused…

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Times of Transition

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Today, I would like to share a blog from Patti Johnson on the topic, “Times of Transition.” We all go through transitions in life whether it be in ministry or in our family life. Sometimes we don’t do a good job of dealing with them because we allow fear or loneliness to creep in. I pray her blog will speak to your heart. About a decade ago, I had a wise mentor come to me and share this observation she…

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Overcoming Fear

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As we begin a New Year, I would like to talk to you today about overcoming fears. I know we all face them but I am praying we won’t allow Satan to cripple us with these fears that do not come from God. What are you the most afraid of? What worries you the most? What fears hold you back? Here are a few fears that I know I have experienced in my ministry journey: Fear of failing Fear of…

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The Wonder Woman Within

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Today’s email is a message written by another pastor’s wife about her journey and I pray it will bless you. When I was a child, Halloween was a chance to dress up and be anything I wanted to be! This year, I bet a lot of little girls are going to be a certain superhero whose movie came out this past summer. Wonder Woman! And why not? She has an amazing outfit, and some impressive accessories like the golden lasso,…

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Finding Compassion Instead of Resentment

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By Tracy McCarty You would think that as a Christ-follower, and particularly a pastor’s wife, having compassion on others would come easily. But it really doesn’t always for me. And for many of you other pastor’s wives who I have spoken with, it doesn’t always for you either. Obviously there are times when we have great compassion Obviously there are times when we have great compassion on others, when our hearts achingly break for the hurt and struggles of those…

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