Seasons of ministry may change, just as the seasons of nature change...especially here in Missouri! After raising our four daughters, and pastoring the same church for 25 years, I find myself in a different season, serving in a leadership role alongside my husband in district ministry. My call to serve has not changed; how I live out my call has.
There's a beautiful ornamental tree outside my window. I first observed it when we purchased our home last spring. It was gorgeous! I had never seen a tree so full of such exquisite blossoms. As I have watched it this past year, it has gone through many changes. It's purpose has not changed, but the seasons have taken it from a tree bearing white blossoms, to one full of emerald green leaves. It then went through the leaf-dropping fall and the bare limbs of cold winter. Now, I anticipate the approaching life-giving spring to once again bring my bud-laden tree into a full eruption with those beautiful fragrant white blossoms!
Seasons bring change and with that the need to accept and adapt to those changes. I invite you to read this interesting article written by a young pastor's wife who is learning to live out her call through the season of motherhood.
A trip back to 2008 …March 14, 2013 by Tiffany Cooper
What is the role of a pastor’s wife? Thankfully, there is not a “one size fits all” mold for pastors’ wives. When we started People’s Church 6 years ago, I put every ounce of my energy into serving in any capacity I could. I loved it! When my first son was born (2003), I went through a difficult transition that altered my role as pastor’s wife.
I had to work through 3 issues: (read more)
This is a safe place for ministry wives and women ministers to be renewed, resourced, and build relationships with others just like you.
Encouraging words from Evelyn Klingler,
Evelyn was to be our featured speaker at Refresh Breakaway 2020. Recently she shared encouraging thoughts with us in a recorded Zoom session.
Watch video here.