The pastor’s wife of the church I grew up in was a memorable lady. She was such a wonderful pastor’s wife, and yet, now that I think back as an adult, she didn’t do some of the things that some people might think mandatory for a pastor’s wife.
I was encouraging others to be in the Word and to discover their worth in Christ, but I realized that I wasn’t doing the same. I began to dive into scripture to study who Jesus really is. Once I did that I could then discover who I was.
Statistics tell us that 50% of pastors regularly look at pornography. Which means around half of ministry wives are living with a lack of sexual integrity. If you are not in the half of ministry wives living with a lack of sexual integrity, you know someone who is.
As my daughter Sara and I stood next to the lifeless earthly body of the man we had both loved, my mind went into hyper gear. How could my life ever be wonderful again without the partnership we shared in both marriage and ministry?
I’ve discovered that during times of transition the wisest action I can take is to actually take a break from action. For me, it’s tempting to jump in with both feet as soon as I get in a new position. I see areas that obviously need fixing, and I want to get in there...