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November 20, 2017 by Kathy Ferguson Litton | Flourish - Ministry Wives
One of the simplest reasons why people are lost is their refusal to accept Christ. However, if you were to ask people why, there would be as many answers as there are lost souls. In Ephesians the apostle Paul, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, gave insight into lostness. First, he said...
November 16, 2017 by Jenna Fleming | Flourish - Ministry Wives
It is interesting how the enemy can use ministry to keep Christians away from our mission, and pastors’ wives are no exception. Let’s face it, our calendars fill up quickly with church events, Bible studies, small groups and other activities leaving little room for engagement with those outside...
November 13, 2017 by Kathy Ferguson Litton | Flourish - Ministry Wives
Today, we will launch a short but much-needed conversation. It is a conversation about the need for evangelism within our roles as ministry leaders. Usually we write on topics we love, are fluent in or have had a measure of success in. None of those things will be the case for me nor for the...
November 9, 2017 by Jill Waggoner | Flourish - Ministry Wives
In the last few years, I have had the great privilege of discipling a few younger pastors' wives in my church. Their joyful and eager spirits have been life-giving to me, and our relationships have provided a new ministry purpose in my current season of raising small children. We share...
November 6, 2017 by Susie Hawkins | Flourish - Ministry Wives
“Patience can persuade a prince and soft speech can break bones” (Proverbs 25:15). “Lord, give me patience, and give it to me right now!” Patience is a virtue that does not come naturally to most of us. We hesitate to pray for it, since we know it comes out of trials and suffering. Cultivating...
November 2, 2017 by Beth Holmes | Flourish - Ministry Wives
We know that God is sovereign, right? We teach that truth to our people. We talk about His sovereignty in the midst of unfathomable world events. We help others apply His sovereignty to their lives. But do we really believe God is sovereign in everything in our lives? Have you ever wondered if...
October 30, 2017 by Kathy Ferguson Litton | Flourish - Ministry Wives
This opening line grabbed me, “Sometimes I think that introverts and extroverts are from different planets, and I am not alone in picturing it that way.” The differences between introverts and extroverts are profound. Most of us readily accept and agree with that. But what if an introvert marries...
October 26, 2017 by Adam Morris | Flourish - Ministry Wives
When Jude was given a probable diagnosis of Down Syndrome about half-way through Nicole’s pregnancy, we began doing research. We didn’t know much about it, so learning quickly became a top priority for us. Much to our relief, there is no shortage of educational information when it comes to Down...

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