Resources for Pastors’ Wives

Forgiving What You Can’t Forget

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Life is full of hurts and disappointments. What do we do when someone hurts us so deeply, we think we will never be able to forgive them? How do we forgive what we can’t forget? I want to recommend a book that I think every pastor’s wife should have on her shelf, Forgiving What You Can’t Forget by Lysa Terkeurst. I found this book to be so insightful and helpful and would highly recommend it. I also did the Study…

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Love and Respect

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During the month of February we all think about “love” and some of us have a wonderful loving husband and some may have a husband that is allowing ministry to rob him of his love for his wife. And many times the church has become the other woman. We as pastors’ wives and our husbands think that we must put on this mask that everything is just fine in our marriage because after all, what would the church think if…

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New Morning Mercies

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A good friend of mine sent me a devotional book by Paul David Tripp last year that has been such a blessing to me, and I want to recommend it to you, it is “New Morning Mercies.” I feel like each day was written just for me and for the current day we are living in. I want to share a portion of one of the daily devotions here: “I wish I could say that I never look for life…

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Disciplines of the Beautiful Woman

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By Patti Johnson I find myself sometimes between two worlds. This, the modern, contemporary, cutting edge, tech-savvy and forward-thinking world. The other, a quieter, simpler, slower, old school, consistent, and contented in the moment world. While neither holds all of the answers nor all of the problems, it is not by chance that a book, a classic, has once again found its way on my nightstand. Written in 1977 by Anne Ortlund, a wife, a mom, a composer, a writer,…

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Lies Women Believe

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Why is it that we as humans would rather believe a lie than the truth? Our sinful nature is something we must fight on a daily basis. I recently purchased a book and study guide that I believe every Christian woman should have on her shelf especially we as pastors’ wives: Lies Women Believe by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth. Here is a description of what you will find in this book: The truth may not change your circumstances, but it will…

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