Ministers’ Wives: Being Aaron for My Moses

This blog post by Karen Alexander-Doyel is a great reminder and encouragement for ministers’ wives. As you read it, pray about what God would have you do to be Aaron to your husband.What is it that you wish you could do differently?  Have you asked God to allow you to start fresh recently?I have been thinking about the many resolutions, fresh starts and even do over’s I have … [Read more...]

LifeWay Women Live WEBCAST: Resourcing the Church Plant

Don’t miss this inspiring and informative web cast: Resourcing the Church Plant June 21, 12:00-1:00 PM Central Time. You will be able to send in questions to be addressed during the web cast.Join Chris Adams, Pam Case & Paige Greene, along with special guest Trish Davis, wife of Justin Davis, campus pastor of Crosspoint Church, Bellevue, TN.If you're a women's leader at a new church … [Read more...]

10 Reasons to Have a Women’s Ministry from a Pastor’s Wife’s Perspective


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...]

3 Secret Weapons for Ministers’ Wives

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...]

Advice for Minister’s Wives from Minister’s Wives

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...]

Minister’s Wives…Abundance or Destruction?

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...]

Ministers’ Wives Asked and Answered

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...]

Thoughts on Being a Minister’s Wife from a Minister’s Wife


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...]

Ministers’ Wives in the Glorious Fish Bowl


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...]

Times Are Changing


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...]