Pastors’ Wives

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Ten Ways to Pray for Your Pastor’s Wife

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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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Lay Up Treasures in Heaven

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Society is always encouraging us to get more and save more because the more you have the happier you are. Yeah, right! Of course, as pastors’ wives, we know our treasures should be laid up in heaven. Now, I am not saying we shouldn’t use common sense and save; we should. But I also know how most pastoral families live from pay check to pay check and that is sometimes hard or almost impossible. But I want to share a…

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Generational Differences

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In ministry we have to deal with multi-generations and sometimes that is not easy. If we are dealing with a generation older or younger than ourselves, it can come with its challenges. But every generation has a need for relationships and we must remember that. A pastor’s wife friend of mine recently wrote a blog dealing with this and I would like to share it with you today. I spend time talking with people of all ages, and lately have…

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The Resolution for Women

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I recently was given a book by Priscilla Shirer, The Resolution for Women, that I had not started reading until recently and I want to recommend it to you today. I believe it will impact your life as a woman, not just as a pastor’s wife. Here is a description: With everything you have to do, have you taken the time to decide who you want to be? From best-selling author Priscilla Shirer, in partnership with the creators of 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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