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Our Sorrow Blog Post
November 18, 2013 by Kathy Ferguson Litton | Flourish - Ministry Wives
“Sorrow has a large family.” Pain puts all humanity on equal footing. The young, old, rich, poor, educated or uneducated will taste sorrow.     Once I received note of encouragement where the writer summed up sources of...
November 6, 2013 by Shauna Pilgreen | Flourish - Ministry Wives
November 06, 2013 by Shauna Pilgreen I wish I had known how fragile church can be. We've been on staff for years when there has always been a senior staff or lead pastor who felt this more...
Do No Harm Blog Post
November 4, 2013 by Lori Frank | Flourish - Ministry Wives
Can we remove particular political ideology from an equation long enough to address a serious challenge facing church leaders today?  I’m very burdened by something that I see happening.  I see, more and more, where those of us in the...
October 23, 2013 by Lori Frank | Flourish - Ministry Wives
"The aim of our charge is love that issues from a pure heart and good conscience and a sincere faith."   I Timothy 1:5 As ministry wives, we lead formally and informally. Whether we are leading by just living our lives as examples...
October 16, 2013 by Christine Hoover | Flourish - Ministry Wives
This summer I stood in front of a room full of church planting wives and took questions. Every question broached betrayed some level of desperation, concern, and anguish, and most were about their pastor-husbands. How do I encourage him? How do I...
October 4, 2013 by Guest Post | Flourish - Ministry Wives
Editor's Note:  One the blogs I follow the most faithfully is Kingdom People by Trevin Wax. This powerfully, insightful blog was posted this week on Gospel Coalition  . It IS worth your time. It may provoke you to return to the story of the...
Dealing with Doubt Blog Post
September 25, 2013 by Tricia Lovejoy | Flourish - Ministry Wives
  It’s a part of life.        Even for the wife of a pastor. As a matter of fact, if anyone tells you that they haven’t struggled with doubts/questions about God, they haven’t faced a trial in their life. ALL of us...
September 20, 2013 by Susie Hawkins | Flourish - Ministry Wives
" Do not reject the Lord's discipline, and don't be upset when he corrects you. For The Lord corrects those he loves, just as a father corrects a child in whom he delights, " Proverbs 3:11-12 . As our Father, God reserves the right to...

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