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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...
October 23, 2017 by Michelle Reyes | Flourish - Ministry Wives
Not too long ago, I was sitting at my dinner table across from a young woman who had a deep and painful secret. When she was little, she'd been sexually assaulted by a male relative and had never told a soul. Now, about to graduate college, the pains of her past felt too hard to bear. “You need...
October 19, 2017 by Kathy Ferguson Litton | Flourish - Ministry Wives
Our firstborn, Brett, had just arrived in our arms and in our hearts. We were 22 and full of the wonder of childbirth and parenting. My husband, Rick, was a youth minister at a church. Seven days after our son arrived, Rick was called upon to visit an ill baby born the same day as Brett. A large...
October 16, 2017 by Lindsey Allen | Flourish - Ministry Wives
In this podcast, Kathy Ferguson Litton discusses with Lindsay Allen the surprises and challenges of obeying God's call. Lindsay shares her story about relocating from a traditional church in small town Alabama to church plant in Miami. She gives helpful tips to transition kids in new communities...
October 12, 2017 by Noah Clifton | Flourish - Ministry Wives
I have been a pastor’s kid since I was two, so pretty much my entire living memory. My grandfather is also a pastor which makes me the second generation of pastor’s kids. I guess you could say I am pretty deep into it. Being a pastor’s kid is definitely different from other kids’ experiences....
October 9, 2017 by Michelle Reyes | Flourish - Ministry Wives
I still remember my wedding day like it was yesterday. It was January 2, 2010, in Chicago, Il., and the high was -10°F. Snow covered everything in a big, white blanket, and we were all bundled to stay warm. Winter weddings are special in their own way. The church was decorated with twinkle...
October 5, 2017 by Kathy Ferguson Litton | Flourish - Ministry Wives
Recently, my husband was invited to contribute to a LifeWay resource called Pray Like This: Living the Lord's Prayer. The video he created was posted on social media; the response was tremendous. Many liked, shared and responded to his brief yet impactful testimony. Like myself, Ed Litton lost...
October 3, 2017 by Annie B Garman | Flourish - Ministry Wives
Recently, a church planter’s wife asked me for advice on her situation. I didn’t really premeditate my answer; it just came barreling out. “Be flexible or die … those are your options.” Her eyes got big, and so did mine. The advice was a strong blow to me, too. But, if anyone is looking for a...

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