How should a pastor balance his time between his family and ministry? This article considers what the Bible prioritizes, and encourages pastors to reckon with how much ministry they can handle.
What does being a pastor's wife involve? The author of this article is the wife of a pastor who speaks about her role in supporting her husband in his calling as minister. She encourages other pastors' wives to not be afraid or intimidated by the task.
This article highlights two illusions that the wife of a pastor needs to stop believing, that ministry will be free of hardship, and having deep friendships both inside and outside the local church is unimportant.
This article gives further thought to how pastors can strike the balance between family and ministry. It gives thought to unique situations in one's family life, seasons of life, and accountability to know how the pastor is doing in this area of balancing.
During the vacation of the pastor, how should he spend his Lord's Day? This article explains that he should attend a church, not preach, and be with his family.
How should a pastor use his vacation? This article explains that he should use his vacation for himself, his family and the church, and therefore, he must use all his vacation.
Often the pastors salary is less than the average salary in the congregation. This article explains the ways in which this can create bitterness in the pastor and his family, and goes on to explain how to kill covetousness and discontentment.
Keeping confidentiality is a requirement for every pastor. So what can a pastor share with his wife? A pastor may tell his wife what he would tell other members of the congregation, but no more. This article explains why.
There are pressures that affect the pastor's wife in relation to her husband's work. This article discusses two types of such pressures: self-induced and circumstantial.
Should a pastor share the issues of the church with his wife? If so, how much? This article answers this question from the perspectives of both a pastor's and a pastor's wife. It seeks to clarify what it means to keep confidentiality as a pastor.
If your pastor's wife was to share with you things she wished you knew, what would they be? This article shares nine of those issues lying at the heart of many pastors' wives.
Pastoral ministry can be lonely, and finding true friends as a pastor is not easy either. What can a pastor and his spouse do to find true friends to share their lives with? This article makes seven suggestions.
The church can enslave the pastor's wife by laying unbiblical expectations upon her. This article explains that understanding the biblical expectations for the pastor's wife will help the church in serving her better every Sunday.
Read this article for a sobering yet encouraging view on the role of the minister's wife.
Is it a privilege to be a pastor's wife? If you consider the qualifications for being a pastor as outlined in 1 Timothy 3, then there are six privileges of being a pastor's wife. The article considers them.