So I couldn’t tell anyone in my church about the biggest problem in my life—and that’s what churches are there for, to help you with the biggest problems in your life. Your emotions toward your church get mixed up with the emotions of your relationship.
In this article, Gary gives “7 things minister’s wives must know to truly love their husbands.” Please click onto the Also, focusing on the Book of Galatians, author and speaker Beth Moore, lays out “six pairs of what she called ‘aggravators’ and their ‘alternatives’ associated with being the wife of a minister in today’s church.” To read this Baptist Press article written by Grace Clausing.
Please click onto the link below to read: • ADVICE FOR MINISTERS’ WIFE FROM A MINISTERS’ WIFE And then there is an article edited by Whitney Hopler which can help you to find the “freedom and joy God wants you to have as a Pastor’s wife.” Please click onto the following If you have additional tips you can share to help others in this area of marriage, or you want to share requests for prayer and/or ask others for advice, please “Join the Discussion” by adding your comments below.
Sometimes in the background, sometimes with a welcoming smile up front, sometimes noticed and appreciated, sometimes being silently judged.
Your pastor’s wife; the powerful force behind most church leaders often perceived as a mystery by the rest of the church. What if we just asked our pastor’s wife to candidly, honestly, even anonymously share some of their secrets?
These are the ten struggles that every preachers child knows to be true: If there is one thing Ive discovered being a preachers child, its that everyone seems to think I came out of the womb with a Ph D in psychology.
If your parent isnt around, you all of a sudden fall victim to having to explain a very deep question to a religious doubter, or to counsel someone going through a crisis.Unlike, perhaps, some of the readers of this article, I actively support full LGBTQ equality, and I do not believe that the only province of sexuality should be the marital relationship. But you, and I, and everyone, universally agree that some classes of sexual behavior are simply acceptable, like child molestation, or sexual assault.And pastors dating their parishioners—although seemingly more benign at first—actually fits into that category. When you belong to a church, the ministers consult each other about what’s going on in your life—and this can create conflicts of interest if you’re dating one of them In my case, when I grew increasingly frazzled by my relationship with my pastor, I couldn’t go to one of the other ministers and talk about it. This would be like dating your manager, and then going to the CEO of the company for relationship advice.What if we invited them to share their hearts and tell us what they wished the church knew?I posed a simple, open ended question to a panel of pastors’ wives in different states, from different denominations, with various years of service, “If you could tell the church a few things about your role as a pastor’s wife, what would you say?I can’t tell you all the pitfalls to avoid, because I’m still early in my journey.