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How can a pastor’s wife encourage her husband’s efforts to shepherd their children?

Here is some excellent, insightful advice from my wife to pastor’s wives on this matter:   Wives we play a very important role in this process.  First, we need to encourage our husbands in doing this.  One way this can

Posted in Home and Family

How do I encourage my pastor?

Based on the emails, notes, and phone calls I continue to get, trust me…your pastor needs encouragement.  He needs to know that what he does week in and week out means something to God as well as those for whom he

Posted in Home and Family, The Pastor's Soul

How should a Christian mother pray with her unbelieving children?

So much of the daily grind of a mother goes unnoticed.  Children, especially when they are younger are very ungrateful and overlook so much of what mothers do and this can be a great discouragement for mothers.  This discouragement grows

Posted in Home and Family, Oversight of Souls

How can a pastor help his children appreciate his work?

I recently spoke with a friend of mine whose pastoral difficulties in his church has spilled over into his family.  This is often times unavoidable, but when his children start to ask, “Daddy, why does our church hate us” it takes it

Posted in Home and Family
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