Marriage and Family
Balancing Motherhood and Ministry
One day, my seven year old daughter grabbed my hand and said, “Mommy can you stop being so busy for a minute and play dollhouse with me?”
My Dad’s a Preacher!
“Oh, I bet you can’t, because, your dad is a preacher!” Has anyone ever said this to your children?
The Importance of Taking Time Off Together
One of the questions I get from pastors’ wives is how best to encourage their husbands to take time off to rest.
To My 28 Year Old Self on Mother’s Day
On Mother’s day the year I was 28 I was just hours away from giving birth to my youngest son. Being a dutiful pastor’s wife I went into labor at…
I had noticed her looking at him, laughing a little too loud, practically swooning over the brilliance of his sermons and cleverness of his insights.
The Importance of Communicating with Your Husband
A number of years ago I hit burnout. My work as the senior vice president at The Urban Alternative, having two teenage boys still at home, and trying to…
What Will They Remember Most?
One of the most important things your children should know about you is that you are always ready to encourage them. This does not mean you have to ignore their…
How to Make Your Husband Secure
One of the marks of a godly woman’s home is that her husband can feel secure because he has confidence that she will do what is right for him and…