What Happens on Facebook…

What Happens on Facebook…

What happens on Facebook stays on Facebook. Right? Or Instagram, or Twitter, or Snapchat, or TikTok, or – you get the idea. Whatever we do and say on social media stays there, right?  Hopefully, the very thought of that being true made you spit out your coffee and yell “NO!” Sometimes we are shocked by […]

Be Patient, God Is Not Done

Be Patient, God Is Not Done

Do you ever feel like everything is on hold and life is passing you by? Maybe you feel like the plans God has for your life aren’t coming to fruition as fast as you would like, or perhaps you wonder if God has completely forgotten all about you. You don’t feel like you are a […]

Hope and Patience

Hope and Patience

Welcome to the 5th season of Flowers for the Pastor’s Wife. We exist to serve pastors’ wives in North America who live in rural places and small towns. We hope to encourage, equip, and connect them in their unique calling. Season 4 focused on HOPE, and Season 5 will focus on PATIENCE. We hope you […]

A Coffee Pot of Hope

A Coffee Pot of Hope

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12 The best surprise I ever pulled off was for my husband’s 30th birthday. He did not even have an inkling of what was coming. The kids were 5, 3, and 1, and I remember that I took a […]

Creative Hospitality During a Pandemic

Creative Hospitality During a Pandemic

In a year that has built more walls than bridges, the mission of the Church is never-changing. God’s clarion call to reach the lost and love our neighbor remains the same, in spite of circumstances. Fear of the unknown can be a great paralyzer that immobilizes those who normally would be productive and effective. Yet, […]

Feeding Us the Bread of Eternal Life

Feeding Us the Bread of Eternal Life

I threw up a prayer in frustration, “Lord, just help me find it!” I couldn’t find my Bible study workbook. I knew that I had the preschooler entertained for a few minutes, and I wanted to sit with a candle and my cup of coffee and dig into my Bible. But I knew I wouldn’t […]

A New Flute

A New Flute

Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.” Isaiah 43:18-19 Not so long ago, I wanted a new flute for Christmas. I’ve played […]

Hope Rises When You Know What Comes Next

Hope Rises When You Know What Comes Next

Every spring the weather app on my phone suddenly becomes an object of intense scrutiny. I’m longing for the sunshine, the spring temperatures, and for trees and flowers to bud. After a cold, dark winter the thoughts of sunshine on my skin and watching the earth come back to life fill me with anticipation. So […]