What should you do when you are succeeding as a leader in your church but your own son or daughter isn’t thriving? In the past 20 years of ministry, Scotty and I have seen miraculous moments and progress within the church only to have our hearts burdened at home.
Growing up with parents who were ministers didn’t feel much different than most of my friends. I felt like we were pretty normal. Normal for “preachers”. That’s what my parents were known as--“the preachers”.
As a child, I could never have fully understood what we experienced. But now that I’m older and in ministry myself I see that we, as a family, paid the price for revival. For my dad, that was lost sleep and, for us kids, we didn’t get to see our dad at nights.
Join us, beginning next Monday, October 3, as we launch our series for October, The PK Perspective. The series will feature bloggers who were raised in ministers' homes...and lived to tell about it! They'll share their personal experiences--both good and bad--as well a...