Women Making Deposits and Withdrawals


Leighann is the senior pastor's wife at Thompson Station Church, Thompson Station, Tennessee and our guest blogger today. Consider how you are making deposits and withdrawals in  lives of others and in the Kingdom.Many years ago my husband Tom and I met a pastor that served a growing church north of us. He was nearing retirement age and was a great man of wisdom. He told Tom that leading the … [Read more...]

LifeWay Women Live Archive: Resourcing the Church Plant

Women's ministry leaders at new churchplants, this is for you! Pam Case and Trish Davis joined host Chris Adams for this webcast as they discussed how to reach women while early resources may be limited at newly planted church. If you are curious what the real possibilities are for women's ministry at your new church plant, this webcast is for you!     … [Read more...]

LifeWay Women Live Archive: Ministering to the Military Spouse


We got the chance to talk with Sara Horn, founder of Wives of Faith - a military wives support ministry and author of the LifeWay study Tour of Duty: Preparing Our Hearts for Deployment. We talked about the challenges military spouses face, and how your ministry can make a difference in the lives of these families who sacrifice so much for our freedom. Interested in learning more from Sara? … [Read more...]

Top 10 for Ministers’ Wives


This post focuses on other things we should or should not do as we love on and walk beside our ministers’ wives in our churches. Share these with your women’s ministry leadership team and find ways to support these wives on an ongoing basis.  1.    Do not assume your ministers’ wife WANTS to be a leader or member of your leadership team.  Find out what … [Read more...]

Myth: The Pastor’s Wife Should Always Lead the Women’s Ministry


Of course, and play the piano and teach the children and cook a big Sunday meal for anyone and, and and…..Right! OK, seriously, if this is your assumption, then you must also thing each woman in the church has a pre-arranged ministry to lead and you know just what it is!  How many of us, pastor’s wife or not, have served out of obligation or “because someone else … [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...]

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...]

Living Proof Live for Minister’s Wives Give-Away Winners

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...]