Children in Church by John McKeehan

Children in Church by John McKeehan

Within the tenure of my father’s pastorate — being a tyke myself — I remember the slowest part of a Sunday. The slowest part of a Sunday wasn’t the sermon, nor was it the worship. The slowest part of a Sunday were the conversations my mother and father would get into...
Sabbaticals

Sabbaticals

Does your church provide a sabbatical for your pastor? This is an amazing way for the church to show their love and care for their pastor’s mental, physical, emotional, and family health. Sabbaticals allow them the opportunity to really disconnect from the...
Pastor’s Wives Appreciation

Pastor’s Wives Appreciation

You might not have known this, but March is Pastors’ Wives Appreciation Month.  Maybe you also didn’t know about all the sacrifices your pastor’s wife makes behind the scenes that are never recognized or applauded. The emergency phone call that...
Finding Joy

Finding Joy

“Sometimes you have to let go of the picture you thought life would be and learn to find joy in the life you are living.” That quote really hit home to me. Three years ago, I became a widow. It’s not the life I had imagined when I married my high school...
The Hurting Pastor’s Wife

The Hurting Pastor’s Wife

I recently came across this post from weary, hurting pastor’s wife. She shared- “Today I gladly hand in my ‘Pastor’s Wife’ title…a church member came up to me after a Bible study to tell me how inconsiderate I had been and how I had hurt someone’s...
Pastor Appreciation Month

Pastor Appreciation Month

It’s October and it’s Pastor Appreciation Month! It’s time to consider how your church is going to show your appreciation for all your pastor does for your church and congregation. Maybe each Sunday in October you could present your pastor with something special. One...