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The Unexpected

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Here we are three weeks into 2019 and you may still be reflecting on this past year and what God has done in your life or maybe you are reflecting on some of the unexpected things that happened in your life this past year. Whatever the case may be, none of us know what the year ahead holds. So I want to encourage you that when the “unexpected” comes along, accept the situation immediately. If not, it can turn into…

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A Refreshed Mind

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As we begin a new year, I want to share one of my devotionals from some time back that I felt was very fitting for us as we make some new goals for the year. I don’t like to say resolutions because we seem to break those but let’s set some spiritual goals for 2019. I pray that you won’t let the business of ministry and life get in the way of your spiritual walk with the Lord and as…

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My Prayer Journals

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I know how busy you are this time of the year, but I am praying that what we share with you today will speak to your heart. A pastors’ wife, Christy, shares her transparency about her prayer journals and I know many of us can relate to her. I was going through some old prayer journals over the summer. I have several stacks of them stuffed under my dresser. As I picked the first one up and started turning the…

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Signs of God’s Faithfulness

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Ministry can be tough and especially for pastors’ wives. As we wives make the changes necessary for new assignments, it can leave us feeling very alone and even depressed at times. I would like to share a blog one of our pastors’ wives, and staff member here at Care for Pastors, recently wrote. When we first moved to this church 7 1/2 years ago I was not happy. In fact I was straight up depressed. I prayed and prayed for…

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How to Uproot Bitterness as a Pastor’s Wife

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I recently came across the following blog by Mary Mohler that I felt was an absolute necessity to share. I pray it will speak to your heart. I’ll never forget one woman in my class on the calling to be a ministry wife. I always ask students what excites and concerns them most. Here’s what she said: I am most concerned that I will become like my mother. She is a bitter ministry wife. She and my dad have been…

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