DOING HOLIDAYS AS A MINISTRY FAMILY

DOING HOLIDAYS AS A MINISTRY FAMILY

“I don’t enjoy the holidays anymore.” The weight of an ever-increasing to-do list triggered a desperate prayer for help. I always enjoyed the holiday season, with its bright lights, joyful music and endless dreams of a Pinterest-perfect celebration. But another year...
NOT YOUR MAMMA’S PASTOR’S WIFE

NOT YOUR MAMMA’S PASTOR’S WIFE

There’s an old stereotype of Pastors’ and Ministry wives that I hope is fully out of fashion. I don’t see it, but I also know that I’m not in a highly traditional setting. I’ve also been pretty intentional in all of our ministry settings...
WHO AM I, IF NOT A PASTOR’S WIFE?

WHO AM I, IF NOT A PASTOR’S WIFE?

The First Sunday This past Easter, as my family loaded into the car donning our Sunday best, we all looked at each other and marveled at the surrealness of it. My husband Zach turned to me and said, “This is the first time I haven’t worked on Easter since I was...
5 TIPS FOR DOING MINISTRY AS A COUPLE

5 TIPS FOR DOING MINISTRY AS A COUPLE

When its good… it’s sooo good. When it’s bad… its horrible! Working together as a couple in ministry can allow us to see God do through the two of us what is too big for us to do as individuals. It allows us to celebrate how He brought together the gifts and skills...
When Your Place of Worship Becomes Your Place of Work:  5 Tensions we see when we work in a church and how to help your staff navigate them as a pastor’s wife

When Your Place of Worship Becomes Your Place of Work: 5 Tensions we see when we work in a church and how to help your staff navigate them as a pastor’s wife

There was a time when we were the only staff, besides a part time admin. How I longed to have a team of others that were passionate and gifted to reach the community that God had put us in. Now, many years later, we are blessed to work with a large team. And truly,...