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Ministry Musings: Pastor Appreciation Month

October is “Pastor Appreciation Month”, or so I’ve seen all over Facebook. It’s really sweet of people to appreciate their pastor. It is a hard job with unique responsibilities. But it isn’t that hard. I mean, really, pastoring takes the same level of devotion and commitment to the Lord that being a Christian layman does.… Continue reading Ministry Musings: Pastor Appreciation Month

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Ministry Musings: I Married the Pastor

“If you ever visit our church, you would think Mrs. so-and-so was the pastor’s wife!” A woman said this to me about her church several months ago. My first thought was, “A lady hangs on the arm of her pastor, and she’s not married to him?!” But, as the conversation continued, it became clear that… Continue reading Ministry Musings: I Married the Pastor

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Ministry Musings: Dealing with Prickly People

┬áIn ministry, well, just in life, we will come across people who are all prickles and stings. They have harsh expressions, they often spew harsh words and critical remarks, and can only see the black side of things. You can choose to respond in one of two ways: #1. Get angry and yell at them.… Continue reading Ministry Musings: Dealing with Prickly People

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Ministry Musings: My True Calling

It’s been a very long time since I’ve posted anything in my “Ministry Musings” series. Thoughts are jotted down on scraps of paper, in my journals and on my heart, but few have made it to the screen. I hope to get started back again, as the Lord is just recently teaching me some wonderful… Continue reading Ministry Musings: My True Calling

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First Things First

One of the greatest things about being a stay at home mom and pastor’s wife is that I have the luxury of setting up and keeping my own schedule. One of the hardest things about being a stay at home mom and pastor’s wife is setting up and keeping my own schedule! If you are… Continue reading First Things First

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Let’s Start at the Very Beginning

Remember that song from the Sound of Music? “Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start. When you read you begin with ABC, when you sing you begin with do re me…” Ah yes, now I have everyone singing it, right? *sigh* I love the songs from that movie! But, this… Continue reading Let’s Start at the Very Beginning