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LETTERS to PASTORS WIVES

The book deals with a range of topics commonly encountered by pastor's wives. In the form of 17 informal letters, seasoned pastor's wives provide counsel on topics for women entering the field of ministry as the wife of a newly ordained pastor. They range in diversity, from cultivating ersonal piety to providing practical guidelines in situations uniquely found in the circumstance of ministry. These women are predominantly the wives of well known preachers from the reformed tradition. Their wealth of experience and obvious love for Christ has provided wisdom that only a well trodden path of ministry could produce. Each letter is preceded by a preface penned by the woman's husband. Contents Part 1. The Piety of the Pastor’s Wife Priorities: Putting first things first - Catherine Stewart, wife of Neil C. Stewart Personal Devotions: The heart before the actions - Margy Tripp, wife of Tedd Tripp Humility: The only way up is down - Lynn Crotts, wife of John Crotts Tongue and Thumb: Setting a guard about that slippery piece of anatomy - Barbara Davis, wife of Dale Ralph Davis Part 2. Practical Counsel for us all Expectations: God centered or self imposed? - Donna Ascol, wife of Tom Ascol Hospitality: Fellowship or entertainment? - Shirley Rankin, wife of Duncan Rankin Friendships over the Long Haul: Our need for female fellowship - Betty Jane Adams, wife of Jay E. Adams Respecting my Husband: The foundational principles - Noelle Wilkerson, wife of Jim Wilkerson Sharing my Husband: With whomever and whenever - Joan Hamilton, wife of Ian Hamilton Criticism of and to my Husband: Two approaches - Mary Beeke, wife of Joel Beeke Con ict within the Church: Keeping your heart pure - Sue Rowe, wife of Craig Rowe Ministry Moms - Sarah Ascol Depression: A Dark Valley - Mary Somerville, wife of Robert B. Somerville Loneliness and Bereavement: Common to all, unique to some - Shannon Baugh Onnink, former wife of Matt Baugh (in Glory) and present wife of Peter Onnink Redeeming the Lord’s Day: Resting on your husband’s day of work - Sissy Pipa, wife of Joseph Pipa Part 3. Particular Circumstances Habitual Sin in the Life of my Husband: Now what? - Janie Street, wife of John Street Ministering in a "Different" Culture: Aliens and strangers - Pam Schweitzer, wife of Bill Schweitzer Campus Ministry: Life in youth ministry - Kathy Wilcke, wife of Clint Wilcke Closing Comments - Catherine Stewart
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AuthorSTEWART CATHERINE
Pub Date12/11/2013
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When Seminary Ends and Ministry Begins Edited by Catherine Stewart 17 informal letters from seasoned pastors wives for newly ordained pastors wives
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  • ISBN 9781596387003
  • Author STEWART CATHERINE
  • Pub Date 12/11/2013
The book deals with a range of topics commonly encountered by pastor's wives. In the form of 17 informal letters, seasoned pastor's wives provide counsel on topics for women entering the field of ministry as the wife of a newly ordained pastor. They range in diversity, from cultivating ersonal piety to providing practical guidelines in situations uniquely found in the circumstance of ministry. These women are predominantly the wives of well known preachers from the reformed tradition. Their wealth of experience and obvious love for Christ has provided wisdom that only a well trodden path of ministry could produce. Each letter is preceded by a preface penned by the woman's husband. Contents Part 1. The Piety of the Pastor’s Wife Priorities: Putting first things first - Catherine Stewart, wife of Neil C. Stewart Personal Devotions: The heart before the actions - Margy Tripp, wife of Tedd Tripp Humility: The only way up is down - Lynn Crotts, wife of John Crotts Tongue and Thumb: Setting a guard about that slippery piece of anatomy - Barbara Davis, wife of Dale Ralph Davis Part 2. Practical Counsel for us all Expectations: God centered or self imposed? - Donna Ascol, wife of Tom Ascol Hospitality: Fellowship or entertainment? - Shirley Rankin, wife of Duncan Rankin Friendships over the Long Haul: Our need for female fellowship - Betty Jane Adams, wife of Jay E. Adams Respecting my Husband: The foundational principles - Noelle Wilkerson, wife of Jim Wilkerson Sharing my Husband: With whomever and whenever - Joan Hamilton, wife of Ian Hamilton Criticism of and to my Husband: Two approaches - Mary Beeke, wife of Joel Beeke Con ict within the Church: Keeping your heart pure - Sue Rowe, wife of Craig Rowe Ministry Moms - Sarah Ascol Depression: A Dark Valley - Mary Somerville, wife of Robert B. Somerville Loneliness and Bereavement: Common to all, unique to some - Shannon Baugh Onnink, former wife of Matt Baugh (in Glory) and present wife of Peter Onnink Redeeming the Lord’s Day: Resting on your husband’s day of work - Sissy Pipa, wife of Joseph Pipa Part 3. Particular Circumstances Habitual Sin in the Life of my Husband: Now what? - Janie Street, wife of John Street Ministering in a "Different" Culture: Aliens and strangers - Pam Schweitzer, wife of Bill Schweitzer Campus Ministry: Life in youth ministry - Kathy Wilcke, wife of Clint Wilcke Closing Comments - Catherine Stewart