Spiritual Walk

What Is Required of Me: What God Says (Part 1)

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By Patti Johnson If you Google “What does a pastor’s wife do?” You get 114,000,000 results in 0.65 seconds. Ask “What does it mean to serve in ministry?” You get 327,000,000 results in 0.76 seconds. Do you have that much time to read all of those results? I sure don’t. Especially in this time as we all try to determine how we fit into this “new normal” that is coming upon us, we need an anchor of confidence and surety as we…

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There Has to Be More

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Do pastors and their families struggle with life issues like those in their congregation? You bet they do. Pastors and their families are human just like everyone else. We as pastors’ wives struggle spiritually just like any other Christian. Let’s take the masks off and be real on this subject, “There has to be more.” Struggling? Seems like you are doing great, only to get knocked down? Do you ever feel depressed and discouraged? Do some situations seem hopeless? Yes,…

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Stop Holding On

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We as Christians are all guilty of holding onto things in our lives. Whether it be unforgiveness, bitterness, a sin, or just wanting to control things. We must make a daily decision to “Let go and let God.” Is that easier said than done? Yes! We must die to ourselves and allow God to be in control of our lives. Since I’m writing this to pastors’ wives, this doesn’t pertain to us does it? Of course it does, we are…

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Worry or Trust

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As a pastor’s wife, do you spend more time worrying or trusting? Many times in our ministry life things can certainly seem out of control, which may cause us to have the tendency to worry. My devotion was on this topic recently and I would like to share it with you. I am leading you, step by step, through your life. Hold My hand in trusting dependence, letting Me guide you through this day. Your future looks uncertain and feels…

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The Broken Parts Reveal the Beauty Inside

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I have asked a friend of mine, Joy, who is a pastor’s wife if I could share one of her blogs that I believe will be a tremendous blessing to you. It has been one year since the shock and pain rocked us. 2019 was painful. One year later my husband and I walked on a beautiful beach in Sarasota. We reflected on the hurt, the challenges of the year, and also we marveled at the way the Lord ordained…

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