Spiritual Walk

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Ten Ways to Pray for Your Pastor’s Wife

Posted by | Balance, Expectations, Family, Family Life, For Pastors, Identity, Loneliness, Pastors' Wives, Spiritual Walk | 5 Comments

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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Habitual Judging

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I shared a blog with you back in January on the subject, “Don’t judge a person by their outward appearance,” which I believe hit us all because we are all guilty. Shortly after sharing that blog, my devotion was on that same subject, so I want to share it with you today. Come to Me and Rest. Give your mind a break from its habitual judging. You form judgments about this situation, that situation, this person, that person, yourself, even…

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Learn to Laugh

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Are you taking yourself and life too seriously? Sometimes we tend to think we as pastors’ wives have to have all the answers or can’t laugh at ourselves. But we can’t have all the answers and there are times we need to laugh at ourselves. My devotion recently spoke to this subject and blessed me, and I pray it will bless you as well. Learn to laugh at yourself more freely. Don’t take yourself or your circumstances so seriously. Relax…

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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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