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...
NO COOKIE CUTTER PASTOR’S WIFE:  TIPS ON LEAVING BEHIND EXPECTATIONS

NO COOKIE CUTTER PASTOR’S WIFE: TIPS ON LEAVING BEHIND EXPECTATIONS

I am not a fan of cookie cutter houses. You know, those houses that all look the same, have the same beige colors, and have the same house plan or maybe a couple of variations of the same blueprint. Give me a unique quirky house that seems to match my personality, and...
I SAID I’D NEVER BE A PASTOR’S WIFE: WHY I DIDN’T THINK I FIT THE MOLD

I SAID I’D NEVER BE A PASTOR’S WIFE: WHY I DIDN’T THINK I FIT THE MOLD

I Knew I Didn’t Want That Life The years I spent working as a youth ministry intern and volunteering with high school students were some of the best of my life. But working so closely alongside my youth pastor, I saw firsthand the toll full-time ministry takes on a...
I NEED AN ANSWER – QUICK!  LONGING TO HEAR GOD’S VOICE AS A MINISTRY WIFE

I NEED AN ANSWER – QUICK! LONGING TO HEAR GOD’S VOICE AS A MINISTRY WIFE

I hate to burst your bubble, but sometimes that pipeline to Jesus, that others expect that I have, feels more like a dried up ditch than the river of life that I long for. Instead of loud and clear, immediate and relevant – His response to my prayers can, at times,...
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,...