We are honored to have Jelly Valimont, author and speaker, and leader of our private Facebook group: Silently Bleeding: Hope for the Pastor’s Widow, share this guest post with us today. Being in ministry is difficult, challenging, and at times frustrating. It is even more so when people are involved! Seriously. Someone once told meContinue reading “Boundaries”
Have you ever assumed something about someone later to find out you were wrong? Me too! I’ve read that statistically, most assumptions are wrong. You might assume that a lady in your church didn’t text you back because she doesn’t like you and later find out she never received your text. Something similar happened toContinue reading “The Problem with Assuming”
Are you feeling lonely? Feeling like no body understands what you are going through? Girl, I get it. You aren’t alone in this. In fact, many of us pastors’ wives feel this way or have felt this way at some time. I think it’s one of the biggest tactics the devil uses to distract us.Continue reading “Designed to Need Each Other”
Feeling overwhelmed from all that is going on in our world right now?
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”
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”
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”
Do you find bi-vocational ministry challenging? You are not alone my friend. There are many pastors and wives that have purposely chosen this route because the church can’t afford to pay them, or because they have chosen not to accept pay.
Do you struggle in your daily time with God? You are not alone my friend. Satan knows your power and wisdom come from spending time with Jesus. He will purposely distract you and convince you that you don’t have time to study the Word, let alone pray.
Julie Seals, an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God, faced many tough situations. She overcame spina bifida, a 17-year addiction to crystal methamphetamine, alcoholism, the amputation of her left leg, and a life sentence in federal prison.