Fresh off the overseas mission field, I remember clearly the first Sunday we stepped into our small-town church. On the mission field, we’d learned another language, been through culture shock, and delved into ministry in a foreign land. Yet, my fear of being a small-town pastor’s wife was stronger than my fear of being in […]
We wish it were possible to invite each of you pastors’ wives over for a cozy Thanksgiving brunch! Imagine the joy of gathering together! Since we can’t meet in person, we’ve compiled breakfast recipes from our Flowers Team to share with you! Enjoy – and know we are praying for you.
Dear Pastor’s Wife, we are delighted that you choose to join us in this online community!! We’re thankful for you, and that’s prompted us to start our Thanksgiving celebration a little early with reflections, decor, and recipes centered around Thanksgiving this week. Today’s focus is on decorations!
I woke early that chilly, November morning, careful not to wake the kiddos as I passed their rooms. Quietly, I basted and placed the turkey into the oven for the meal we would enjoy hours later. I sat down in the quiet to read my Bible as it rested on my very pregnant belly, and […]
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.
If you’ve ever bench pressed, or even watched someone else bench press, then you know the importance of having a trustworthy spotter. This spotter is someone the lifter can depend on to stand close by at all times in order to catch the weight if it becomes too much to bear. A dropped weight could […]
[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).
I’ll never forget watching some friends of ours share an intimate moment together laughing, kissing, and bantering; and I thought, “Wow, it’s been a long time since we’ve done that.” This was disturbing.
I smile as I think of the cheerleaders I knew in high school. (Hi! A ‘96 high school grad from Ohio here!) I remember their confidence and enthusiasm as they led the crowd in cheering for their team. I was never a high school cheerleader, but as the wife of a small-town, rural, church-planting pastor, […]