Pastor Spouse

Experience God’s Best by Doing Less

Experience God’s Best by Doing Less

Some people like to unwind and relax by watching birds.  Ever since I was a young child, I have had a very real fear of birds, Ornithophobia. This stems from numerous events including everything from an unfortunate incident on a family vacation (I thought rain was...
The Truth

The Truth

In the Midst of church planting – Next week will celebrate 2 years as a church plant. The last two years feel like they have made up most of our lives. There is a small piece of me that realizes the comical truth in that statement, being that we are very young,...
Seasons of Change

Seasons of Change

Today is my fifteenth anniversary. And instead of cruising through a blue Caribbean sea, or driving through the sparkle of big city lights, we are spending it staying still. Living with my parents. Almost all of our worldly possessions are in a storage unit ten...
Friendship

Friendship

“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” ~ C. S. Lewis   I am an extrovert. I like being around people and I thrive on conversations. I’ve been accused of smiling too much and,...
Wonderfully Made

Wonderfully Made

Imagine an ultrasound picture of a precious baby. Or better yet, imagine holding that child in your hand while reading this Psalm (139): 13 For you created my inmost being;     you knit me together in my mother’s womb. 14 I praise you because I am fearfully and...
God is Bigger Than This

God is Bigger Than This

I never dreamed of being a pastor’s wife.  Never did a thought enter my mind that it would be a possibility for me.  In fact, when a friend wanted to introduce me to my future husband, I told her no because the thought of dating a pastor was so odd to me. Well, here I...
Pastor Spouse Connection

Pastor Spouse Connection

Pastor Spouse Blog Seasons of Change by Jennifer Richardson | Aug 14, 2019 | Pastor Spouse ConnectionToday is my fifteenth anniversary. And instead of cruising through a blue Caribbean sea, or driving through the sparkle of big city lights, we are spending it staying...
Clergy Care Programs & Resources

Clergy Care Programs & Resources

ECD Home Thriving Clergy The Gathering Ministerial Preparation Wesleyan Higher Education Thrive Financial Initiative Women in Ministry   Education & Clergy Development offers a variety of resources to help clergy and spouses to be healthy, fit and effective...
She said, he said: handing the mic to pastors’ spouses

She said, he said: handing the mic to pastors’ spouses

While pastors’ spouses are as much in the spotlight as their partners, they’re less often handed a live microphone and an empty stage. We wanted to find out what pastor’s spouses – both pastors’ husbands and pastors’ wives – had to say about life in a...
Breakaway 2016

Breakaway 2016

“I soooooo needed this!” “Please do it every year.” These are just two of the many positive comments submitted by pastor’s spouses who attended Breakaway on April 15th-16th. Over 120 spouses traveled from as far away as North Carolina,...