The issue in this blog post today is one we all have and maybe are dealing with as women’s leaders:  getting women to do more than attend something to life change and “doing” something with what they are learning. Read today’s post to see what one church did.  Today’s guest blogger is Rachel Lovingood, author of In Our Shoes, as well as a minister's wife and … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Ministry Wives Weekend 2009 from BGCO Women on Vimeo.As a ministry wife, what kind of shoes do you wear?  Listen to co-authors of In Our Shoes: Real Life Issues for Ministers’ Wives by Ministers’ Wives, Jennifer Landrith and Rachel Lovingood,  as they share their thoughts about the different kinds of shoes ministry wives wear!For more from Jennifer and Rachel, check out the … [Read more...]

We have just added a new blog category for ministers’ wives! Our guest blogger is Karen Alexander-Doyel 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 … [Read more...]

Here are the final winners for the Minister's Wives drawing. The event is THIS Friday, so please send me an email today to let me know if you can come. As a reminder, winners receive a free ticket, however we are not able to provide travel to get to Nashville. Some of you entered yourselves (which is great!) and others nominated your pastor's wife. Either way, please let us know if you can accept … [Read more...]

(This post written by Pam Case, Director of LifeWay Women and a Minister's Wife!) From one minister's wife to any other out there, it is one interesting ride that I am on. It's been a 12 year journey for me so far. And for those living in my shoes, you know what I mean when I say no two days have been the same! Do I hear an 'amen' in the house? Well, it only makes sense that we might want to bless … [Read more...]