Resources for Pastors’ Wives

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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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Wounded by God’s People

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One of my “go to” books in ministry is Wounded by God’s People by Anne Graham Lotz. We don’t have to be in ministry very long until we are hurt by someone and it hurts deeply when it is a church member. The reason it hurts deeply is because all we have done is love them, laugh with them, cry with them and serve them. What do we do with that hurt? We must deal with it or it will…

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Love and Respect

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Last week our blog was on the subject of the pastor’s marriage and how we are seeing two trends in the couples we deal with here at Care for Pastors as follows: The husband treats the wife as a doormat.  The wife doesn’t appreciate her husband. Because of these disturbing trends we are seeing I want to recommend a book for you and your husband and would suggest you get the workbook that goes with it and the two of…

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The Emotionally Healthy Woman

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As we are beginning another New Year, I would like to recommend a book that could change your life and help you do ministry in a much healthier way. The book is by Geri Scazzero The Emotionally Healthy Woman. Here is a description of the book: Geri Scazzero knew there was something desperately wrong with her life. She felt like a single parent raising her four young daughters alone. She finally told her husband, “I quit,” and left the thriving…

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Crash the Chatterbox

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I am sure as a pastor’s wife you have come across those people that you would call a “Chatterbox.” We all have experienced those type of people. But have you ever thought about the devil being the “Chatterbox” that you listen to in your head? Or the voices of an abusive person who has told you horrible things about yourself or done horrible things to you and you believe those lies. I recently had a book recommended to me that…

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