Negative situations are unavoidable in leadership. But you can control this aspect—and it makes all the difference. read more
"You first have to know what God's called you to." read more
At 66, she shows no signs of slowing her ministry. read more
Debbie Morris always believed she would marry a pastor, but she never expected to become one. read more
We make all of these tangible preparations for Christmas. But most of us miss out on this. read more
Since there are so many expectations on her, here are some respects your church owes the pastor's wife. read more
Being the wife of a pastor for 40 years has had its share of challenges that thankfully we learned to navigate, especially early in our marriage.
We were 28 years young with two small children when Jimmy accepted the call to lead Trinity, which made for several very difficult years for our marriage and family. I know our struggles are not unique to ministry couples—far from it. So when Jimmy asked me to write for the July-August issue of Ministry Today, I knew I wanted to share some of my own experiences and story in an honest letter to pastors’ wives. (If you’re a pastor reading this, you’ll likely gain some real insight into your wife’s journey.) read more
Recently I had the opportunity to lead a breakout session at Lifeway’s Kids Ministry Conference 2012 titled "The Non-Confrontationalist’s Guide to Confrontation."
There are three reasons why you want to lean into conflict, the first two of which I already have spoken:
Now, I will address reason No. 3. read more