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January 1, 2012 by Kathy Ferguson Litton | Flourish - Ministry Wives
Warning: This post is going to be painful. It will date me clearly as the 55-year-old woman I am. In 1976 when I married, as a 19-year-old girl, (you were warned), my mother gave me a classic 70s handmade plaque. Crafts did exist before Pinterest...
January 1, 2012 by Kasey Ewing | Flourish - Ministry Wives
We had just packed up our kids moved to a new town to serve on church staff. Can you say culture shock?! This new place was way different than where we had previously lived. Women rarely met for bible study, mostly large double incomes, big houses...
January 1, 2012 by Kathy Ferguson Litton | Flourish - Ministry Wives
Ten years ago today unexpected, unwanted circumstances invaded my life. I became a widow and my children lost their father. We joined the masses of innumerable families where death visited far too soon. God was behaving unpredictably. We wanted...
January 1, 2012 by Kathy Ferguson Litton | Flourish - Ministry Wives
My worship was radically changed on Sunday morning, July 28, 2002, in Denver, Colorado. It had never been more difficult for me to take my usual pastor’s wife place at Riverside Baptist Church—only I was no longer the pastor’s wife and my...
January 1, 2012 by Guest Post | Flourish - Ministry Wives
We needed to make a decision. I felt I was right, but he would not listen to me. I just wanted to help, but my helping was hurting. I met a widowed pastor’s wife for lunch one day following this event to glean some wisdom. I asked her to share...
New to a City Blog Post
January 1, 2012 by Shauna Pilgreen | Flourish - Ministry Wives
a drastic move. surroundings of green rolling hills were replaced with the san francisco bay and pacific ocean touching. a fairly christianized culture in most of our ministry was given up for a culture of many religions, diversity, and tolerance...
Sittin' the Bench Blog Post
January 1, 2012 by Kasey Ewing | Flourish - Ministry Wives
My oldest son is a high school quarterback who sits the bench. His school has a great senior quarterback and so my sophomore child gets to practice his heart out but rarely plays under the Friday night lights. However, He is still required to...
January 1, 2012 by Kathy Ferguson Litton | Flourish - Ministry Wives
Learn more about the beauty and confusion of ambiguity as a planters wife. Click here to find out more.
January 1, 2012 by Lori McDaniel | Flourish - Ministry Wives
I'm often guilty of walking too fast through a crowd. My fast paced mental agenda brain feels like those old pinball machines.  As soon as the church doors open, I'm the pinball that has been launched out of the narrow passageway bumping...
January 1, 2012 by Guest Post | Flourish - Ministry Wives
It’s universal. (At least, that’s what I tell myself.) The disastrous Sunday morning, that is. I have heard it said many times growing up in the church – “Satan will try anything to keep you from getting to church!” I’m not sure if it’s Satan...