A Call to Victory

A Call to Victory

1 Corinthians 15:54-58 English Standard Version (ESV) When the perishable puts on the imperishable, and the mortal puts on immortality, then shall come to pass the saying that is written: “Death is swallowed up in victory.” “O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?” The sting of death is sin, and […]

My Faithfully Sure Calling

My Faithfully Sure Calling

Sometimes I question my calling to be a pastor’s wife. I’m not your typical type of pastor’s wife. I didn’t go to Bible school. I didn’t grow up in a Christian home with examples of what a godly wife should look like. I grew up in an urban setting, later moving to suburbia. It was […]

Cultivating Your Marriage

Cultivating Your Marriage

Psalm 126:1-3 When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion, we were like those who dreamed. 2 Our mouths were filled with laughter, our tongues with songs of joy. Then it was said among the nations, “The Lord has done great things for them.” 3 The Lord has done great things for us, and we […]

Strength and Joy

Strength and Joy

“Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.” Nehemiah 8:10   The focus of Nehemiah 8:10b is normally on the Lord’s strength keeping us happy. After all, […]

Friendship {Outside the Church}

Friendship {Outside the Church}

{This is part two of a series on friendship.} As much as I adore and love and feel absolutely called to serve those in our congregation, many of my lifelines come from my friends outside of our church. It is outside the church where most Pastors’ Wives feel comfortable being in their own skin and […]

Friendship {Inside the Church}

Friendship {Inside the Church}

Talking about friendships often has me humming the old Girl Scout Friendship Song I learned in first grade. “Make new friends/But keep the old/One is silver/And the other gold.” Both gold and silver are valuable, just as friendships both inside and outside your church are important.