Letting Go of Offense

If you’ve been a pastor’s wife for very long, chances are you have had some hurtful things said to you. Sometimes it may feel as though you’re a target for people to tell you what they really think. I’ve had women criticize my clothes, my children, you name it. I even had one lady tellContinue reading “Letting Go of Offense”

It’s Almost Our Birthday!

Although God laid the idea on our founder’s heart many years ago, it didn’t come to fruition until last year. In April 2020, Silently Bleeding: Finding Hope for the Pastor’s Wife was born. We still have a lot of room to grow, but we have already come so far! Our Facebook group has over 250Continue reading “It’s Almost Our Birthday!”

Expectations of the Pastor’s Wife

Many times a pastor’s wife is expected to do it all. If there are positions that need filled, she is the one to fill them. This can lead to burn out and breakdown if it is not remedied. In this candid interview, Jelly Jordan Valimont shares some of her experiences with expectations. She shares howContinue reading “Expectations of the Pastor’s Wife”

The Balancing Act

Shirley Gould, author and ministry veteran, has been involved in many areas of ministry over the course of her life. In this interview, she discusses the importance of being yourself while also remaining teachable. None of us are perfect, but God designed each of us perfectly. While we always have room to grow, it’s importantContinue reading “The Balancing Act”

When You Don’t Know What to Say

I recently lost my parents to COVID and experienced a whole new level of grief. It’s been hard, but I am so grateful that my parents did not have to suffer for very long. Grief is a strange thing – some days it’s overwhelming, while others it’s a dull, quiet pain that hovers beneath theContinue reading “When You Don’t Know What to Say”

They Said I Was Crazy

Anxiety has become quite the buzz word lately, and with good reason. People are standing up and sharing their stories in hopes that mental health will cease to be a taboo topic. As Christians and ministers, we need to do our part to help remove the shame around such a sensitive topic. But what happensContinue reading “They Said I Was Crazy”

When Sheep Bite

All of us have been on the receiving end of harsh words. But what happens when those harsh words come from people that are a part of your ministry? And how do you heal from wounds caused by people who should know better? In When Sheep Bite, Stacy Hockenbury shares how devastating it can beContinue reading “When Sheep Bite”

When God Calls

We are excited and honored to have Susan Pippin, writer and Presbyter for Credentialed Ladies for Pen FL, share this guest post with us today. Ladies, did you know that God has created a specific purpose for your life? The calling He has placed on each one of us is unique and vital, and itContinue reading “When God Calls”

Following A Legend

In the Parable of the Talents, Jesus shared the importance of being faithful in the little things. He showed us that when we are obedient to follow God’s leading in situations that seem unimportant, He rewards that by bringing us to bigger responsibilities and blessings. In Following A Legend, Dr. Teresa Conlon shares how GodContinue reading “Following A Legend”