I love reading this minister’s wives perspective of why it’s important to minister to women. Read this post by guest blogger Jennifer Landrith, senior pastor’s wife at Long Hollow Baptist Church, Hendersonville, TN.Sometimes I am at a conference with my husband and I will occasionally hear a pastor’s wife say she doesn’t like having a women’s ministry or they … [Read more...]

Guest blogger Cindy Dykes is the senior pastor’s wife at my former church Green Acres Baptist in Tyler, Texas. I love her honest and transparent way she lives her “life in a fishbowl”. I am sure this will help you if you are the wife of a minister.In every war, each side has its top scientists working on secret weapons. During World War II, Germany, Japan, the United States and … [Read more...]

I know you ministers’ wives will be blessed by these thoughts from Grace Clausing.  She gives some very practical help as you journey in ministry."An unsung hero—that’s what you could call a minister’s wife. Rarely do church members comprehend how much the pastor’s spouse endures and gives up for her husband’s job. The calling is tough, and many feel … [Read more...]

Jennifer Landrith, our guest blogger today, is the wife of David, who serves as the senior pastor at Long Hollow Baptist Church, Hendersonville, Tennessee, where they have been for 12 years.  She has been a minister’s wife for over 20 years and has a passion for encouraging other wives in ministry as they serve. You will be encouraged today as you read.“A thief comes only to steal … [Read more...]

Our guest blogger Karen Alexander-Doyel has some words of wisdom for ministers’ wives today:"I recently spoke at a Living Proof Live Event in Richmond, Virginia. Of course, Beth Moore was the speaker at the Living Proof Live part, and several ministers’ wives along with me did breakout sessions before it started. Our sessions were for minister’s wives. I love being with … [Read more...]

I recently interviewed Jane Crick, a minister’s wife from Saddleback Church , Lake Forest, California.   Her husband, Tom, is the director of Men’s Ministry at Saddleback Church.  I ask her some thought provoking questions and want to share her responses to them on this post.What is one of the best things about being a minister's wife? Knowing that my husband is … [Read more...]

Recently, Leighann McCoy, a good friend of mine who also helps us at LifeWay with women’s ministry and ministers’ wives leadership conferences, wrote this post on her blog. She is a pastor’s wife and women’s ministry leader at Thompson Station Church, Thompson Station, TN.I believe her message will truly touch your heart as a minister’s wife as you read her story:As I … [Read more...]

You have been blessed by guest  blogger Karen Alexander-Doyel several times.Karen is a writer for the Tennessee Baptist Convention Ministers’ Wives blog .She is a speaker and conference leader, former pastor’s wife, and LifeWay Ministry Multiplier from Lenoir City, TN. Karen was married to Dr. Douglas R. Alexander, former pastor of First Baptist Church, Lenoir City, Tennessee … [Read more...]

Once again, our guest blogger is Karen Alexander-Doyel.Enjoy her words of encouragement…Yesterday a big, fat rabbit was eating some of my tomatoes.  As I was washing dishes after dinner, Jim came walking through the kitchen with a rifle in his hand.  I looked up and asked where he was going.  He told me the rabbit was in the garden and he was going to shoot the rabbit!  … [Read more...]