“Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.” Psalm 30:5b (ESV) Is joy actually possible? In the nitty gritty of ministry and being a mom can I have joy? How can I have joy in my interactions with my pastor-husband? We do not always see each other’s best when distracted […]
Living in a house with three small boys means I’m surrounded by a lot of superheroes. The Avengers and Justice League are scattered on the floor amidst superhero capes, masks, and costumes. It’s a regular occurrence to hear things like, “I can shoot ice from my hands,” or “My superpower is the best superpower!” Some […]
I was at a ladies’ luncheon at church getting to know my new church family when one of the ladies innocently asked, “So how did you end up becoming a pastor’s wife?” I laughed and told her, “By marrying a pastor!” We all chuckled at the statement of the obvious, and although the conversation then […]
“Does this dress make me look fat?” Much has been made about the fact that there is no right answer for a husband whose wife asks this question. I have felt that way too over the years when my husband would ask me after a sermon, “How did I do?” I still remember one Sunday […]
I distinctly remember the day God gave me a message for my ministry as a pastor’s wife to my preacher-husband. I was kneeling over the homemade quilt which covered our bed, the one that my aunt and cousin lovingly sewed for our wedding gift a short year earlier. As I knelt and prayed in that […]
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 […]
His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through the knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness. 2 Peter 1:3 It’s hard to know where to begin when explaining how I became a pastor’s wife. My husband, Trevor, and I—along with our little daughter […]
RECONCILE QUICKLY. There is a story of a PW who told her husband on their wedding night she would never hide anything from him save one thing, the contents of a box she would keep under their bed. After 20 years of her having this secret, her husband finally asked what was in the box.
[Part three of a four-part series] This week we’re continuing our CHEER for our husbands! Count it a joy to serve together Hear his heart Be Elastic Encourage Reconcile quickly So far we’ve talked about C – Count it joy, H – Hear his heart, and E – Be Elastic! Today we’re focusing on E – Encourage.
Part two of a four-part series Today we’re continuing our CHEER for our husbands! Count it a joy to serve together Hear his heart Be Elastic Encourage Reconcile quickly Last week we talked about the C in CHEER – Count it joy! Today we’re focusing on the H (Hear his heart) and E (Be Elastic).