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”

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”

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”

Inadequate

Have you ever asked, “Why me, God?” Most of us, if not all, have asked Him this when we’ve faced hard times in our lives. But what about in other areas? Maybe God placed you in a ministry that felt a little like playing dress up in someone else’s clothes – exciting and fun, butContinue reading “Inadequate”