They’ll Be Here in Five Minutes!

They’ll Be Here in Five Minutes!

In church planting, there will be events in your home. Some women are comfortable with this, and others aren’t. I know women in ministry who open up their homes to everybody – to people they know, people they don’t know, homeless people, dogs, crying babies, you...
Do What You Love, and Ministry Will Follow

Do What You Love, and Ministry Will Follow

Do what you love. You might think this advice seems rather worldy. As Christians, we are used to serving where we are needed and giving of ourselves, even when we don’t want to. However, I believe the most impactful ministry can flow out of the activities you...
Something of My Own

Something of My Own

Church planter’s wives give up a lot. We leave friends, family, and jobs to go plant. Sometimes we live in less-than-ideal conditions to make the family budget work. Don’t get me wrong. I believe it’s a priviledge to be a church planter’s wife. There...
When Planting Churches is a Financial Strain

When Planting Churches is a Financial Strain

Ministry can be a huge sacrifice – especially when it comes to paychecks, or the lack thereof. Our early church planting years were also our baby years. Baby churches and baby babies, for us, translated to baby paychecks. I cried out to God so many times, “Why is this...
A Supportive Wife

A Supportive Wife

How can a wife be supportive when her husband plants a church? There is not a lot written about what it looks like to support your husband in ministry, especially if your husband is a church planter. What is the wife’s role in such a huge undertaking? I believe this...