Book Review - Excellent mentoring resource for yoruself or for mentoring other women
One of my prime times of spiritual growth came through a small discipleship group I belonged to in my 20’s, and by the on-going mentoring of an older godly woman. W
I was given this book by Moody Publishers in exchange for an honest review. The Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon You have likely heard the saying, "Behind every great man is an even greater woman." Susannah Spurgeon is just such a woman. Wife of the infamous preacher, Charles Spurgeon, she was an integral part of his life … Continue reading 7 Ways Susannah Spurgeon Left a Legacy of Faith
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. – Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol Christmas Traditions One thing I have tried to instill in my children is the love of reading. One way I tried to do this was to purchase each child a classic book each Christmas. At … Continue reading Eight Favorite Christmas Books You Need in Your Home
Having been in the ministry, I have conflicting feelings about Pastor Appreciation month. On the one hand, it is a very good reminder to the people to take a moment and let their pastor know how much you love them. On the other hand, it can be a very depressing time when a pastor hears about all … Continue reading October is Pastor Appreciation Month
We tend to think that God's servants are protected against being wounded, but that is just not true. As a matter of fact, most ministers of the Word are hurt at least once in their ministry. I so appreciate Anne for being vulnerable and opening up to us about her own life while she teaches us through … Continue reading Book Review : Wounded By God’s People
The Perils of a Pastor's Wife by Nan Jones The Perils of A Pastor's Wife will speak to your deepest wounds and help you find God's Presence through it all. Sweet Sister—somewhere, somehow, somebody knows. You are not alone. This post contains affiliate links How did I find this book? In order to do some … Continue reading The Peril’s of a Pastor’s Wife ~ Book Review
We all wonder how we can help our PKs (Pastor Kids) survive growing up in the parsonage. In our ministry, we had one very special D.S. that had a heart for PKs and did so many things to help them survive their parents ministry. I asked him to give us a few pointers today. How … Continue reading PKs: How to Help Them Survive You and Your Ministry?
There's nothing better than going to the mailbox, pulling out the mail, and finding an honest to goodness note from someone among the bills.
It's quite a challenge to stay on a budget when you are in the ministry. Our hearts want to spend money on projects and ideas for the church. But sometimes, the funds are just not there and the temptation is to pull out the credit card. As easy as this is, it's important for us … Continue reading 10 Ways to Get on a Budget and Stick to It