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A Word to Pastors

By on October 19, 2017 in Ministry with 0 Comments

Pastors are very special to my husband and me. He spent almost three decades in pastoral ministries in the local church, and for more than four decades we have been training ministry families. These words come from my heart to the young men preparing for ministry. A preacher can make his wife shine and glow […]

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Women Can Trust God’s Design for the Church

By on October 17, 2017 in Ministry, Theology with 1 Comment

Have you noticed that Christianity sometimes gets a bad rap when it comes to women? The notion that God has a specific and distinct plan for womanhood has offended people inside and outside the church. Truth be told, there was a time in my life where those ideas ruffled my feathers. First Timothy 2:11-15, as […]

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A Word To The People On The Pew

By on October 12, 2017 in Ministry with 0 Comments

Pastors are very special to the president and me. He spent almost three decades in pastoral ministries in the local church, and for almost four decades we have been training ministry families. These words come from my heart to the congregations receiving the young people we train! Counsel for the Congregation The pastor’s wife may […]

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How God Speaks Through Our Unfulfilled Longings

By on October 10, 2017 in Christian Life with 2 Comments

How do you respond to unfulfilled longings? Our longings are not ends in and of themselves. Instead, they are indicators of where we have placed our affections and security. Longings manifest our humanity with a profound acuteness as they reveal our inherent need for something outside ourselves. Human longing has a divinely ordained trajectory – […]

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When the Body Betrays: Reflections on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By on October 5, 2017 in Women's Issues with 1 Comment

Walking back from the mailbox last week, I stopped cold in my tracks as I eyed the last envelope in the stack of magazines, junk mail, and bills. I knew what it was before I even opened it; a letter informing me it was time for a mammogram. Instantly my mind raced back exactly five […]

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“Dear Discouraged Ministry Wife…” A Letter From a Woman Who’s Been There

By on October 3, 2017 in Ministry with 0 Comments

October is Pastor Appreciation Month.  While not all church families have caught on to this opportunity, many have snagged it and ran with their hospitality gifts to bless their pastor and his family!  For many ministers, wives, and their families, it’s a time of abundance, and for others, it can seem like just any other time of […]

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Watching the News Without Losing Your Mind (Or Your Faith!)

By on September 28, 2017 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

A few years ago, I wrote an article about anxiety and the sovereignty of God. At that time, my children were pre-school and young elementary age, and I struggled with worry over them. I found that article the other day and read through it, feeling like I was looking through an old family picture album. […]

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How To Avoid Hiring Your TV as Your Babysitter

By on September 26, 2017 in Family and Parenting with 3 Comments

As a homemaker, I’ve embraced the responsibility of managing our home. This means that planning and prepping meals, maintaining a functional kitchen, staying on top of the laundry, deep cleaning toilets, etc., falls on me. As a stay-at-home mom, I’ve embraced the reality of daily chaos. This means that I’m somehow expected to do all […]

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How to Raise Debt-Free Children

By on September 19, 2017 in Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

Money. Everybody talks about it. Almost everybody thinks they need more of it. Some people have budgets or spending plans. Many people are in debt; some are deeply in debt. Most of us wish our children would learn to manage their money well – perhaps better than we think we manage our own. How do […]

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