Tag Archives: Pastor’s wife

In Praise of the Pastor’s Wife

A tribute to those who serve behind the scenes My grandmother was a pastor’s wife for over 50 years as my grandfather pastored 3 churches and served as interim pastor in 13 churches. She was truly the first lady of the church. I remembering her greeting each person at church with grace and dignity. To […]
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On the Sacred Privilege of Being a Pastor’s Wife

Last year I had the honor of reviewing Kay Warren’s book Sacred Privilege over at the Converge MidAmerica website. It’s a book I recommend all ministry wives should read, and I wanted to share my thoughts on it over here at The Pastor’s Soul. Here’s a link to the full review, which I hope you’ll check it […]
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Safe Ministry Relationships

The relationship of church members to their pastors can often be a list of boundary violations.

For Those Who Feel Unseen

I often feel very unknown and unseen. I know I am not the only one who feels this way, and yet, it is one of the most isolating feelings.

What Pastors’ Kids Wish Their Churches Knew About Them

Barnabas Piper (son of John Piper) shares what it’s like to be a pastor’s kid. You can learn more at barnabaspiper.com For more on serving pastors’ kids well and the challenges they face check out Barnabas Piper’s book The Pastor’s Kid: Finding Your Own Faith and Identity. This book will really help you love your pastor’s kids well.

My Life as a Pastor’s Wife

I’m well aware that being a pastor’s wife brings with it a lot of demands and a lot of time spent serving others. But the amazing thing about service is that it rarely returns void, even if we don’t see the end results ourselves.

Do you have a story to tell?

Do you have a story of how God led you through ministry based depression, burnout, or church conflict?Your story may help others who are struggling. We’d love to share your story with the Church. Tell us your story here.

The Pastor’s Soul Mission Statement

Our mission is to address the growing trends of pastor burnout, moral failure, and forced exit by providing training and support for churches, pastors, and their families. Purpose: This training will focus on: Self-care for a pastor’s heart – soul, mind, emotions, and body. Train churches how to care for their pastor and his family. Teach pastors […]
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