Check Out Our NEW Summer Devotional!!

Lace up your gym shoes, grab your water bottle, and let’s go! It’s time to work out! For the last two years of our Flowers blog we’ve been talking a lot about LOVE and JOY. Now it’s time to walk the talk. You can find out more about our Summer Devotional by clicking here. Go […]

Interview With a Pastor’s Wife: Mary Courts

Interview With a Pastor’s Wife: Mary Courts

Interview questions: Where did you grow up? How did where you grew up contribute to preparing you for life in small-town pastoral ministry?   I grew up in a suburb of Denver, Colorado and really was a “city girl.” My sole claim to “rural” experience was a high school boyfriend who was from a small […]

Remember the Pain in the Joy

Remember the Pain in the Joy

“…looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.” (Hebrews 12:2) Everyone always told me that when you hold your newborn in your arms for the first […]

Summer Encouragement

Summer Encouragement

Hebrews 10:23-25 “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful.  And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.”   […]

‘Wife for Life’ Scripture-Prayers

‘Wife for Life’ Scripture-Prayers

*Scriptures are New Living Translation This list has been put together by Di Mathis (a former pastor’s wife – her husband Scott is the President of the Fellowship of Berean Churches) and Denna Busenitz (who networked with other pastors’ wives and wrote these prayers in a format similar to her training with Moms in Prayer […]

But, What Can I Do?

But, What Can I Do?

Do you want to be more compassionate? Look at the list of synonyms for this word: pitying, sympathetic, empathetic, understanding, caring, concerned, solicitous, sensitive, tenderhearted, softhearted, warmhearted, warm, loving, tender, gentle, merciful, lenient, tolerant, considerate, thoughtful, kind, kindly, kindhearted, humanitarian, humane, charitable, benevolent,  good-natured, well disposed, big-hearted My definition includes giving grace. I want to show grace to people, which means I need to think deeper than what I see. A coworker recently came into my office and was concerned that […]