Our support line for pastors and their families features fellow pastors and trained counselors who frequently support those in church and ministry roles. These pastoral care specialists can provide an understanding ear, a word of advice, a timely referral or a simple prayer. We know leadership is not easy, and we’re eager to come alongside pastors and their loved ones to help meet their needs.
Let go of things you tend to prize. Let this season of sacrifice loosen your hands and free your heart. Let go of some of your comforts, things that have perhaps comforted you too much, so that your heart is free to seek a better Comforter.
This National Marriage Week, author John Trent talks about how to give and live “The Blessing!” to your spouse.
This week is National Marriage Week, with Valentine’s Day in the midst of it. It’s a great time to pause, take a breath, and do two things – celebrate marriage itself and Bless your wife.
When ministry leaders put the spotlight on what has great impact, things will start to change. As the marriages of your church go, so goes your church.
Pastor Kevin A. Thompson recently took time to talk about how to pastor couples into becoming better friends, partners & lovers.
Pastor Pastor Kevin A. Thompson recently took time to talk about how pastors can maintain a strong marriage while dealing with the many demands of their vocation.
Marriage is a sacred covenant that is a legal, public, and binding agreement. Just as you wouldn’t sign on the dotted line if you knew the car salesman was shady, you most definitely shouldn’t sign if you think the one you are marrying is hollow in character.
The church has a lot of hard thinking to do. But as we abandon our unquestioned answers, I’m hoping that we’ll be able to love God—and our neighbor—better.
Those who follow the high calling to the pastorate and who invest their lives in shepherding God’s people often find themselves depleted, with little left over to invest in their own marriages. Intensive marriage counseling through Focus on the Family’s Hope Restored can help.
It’s so important for pastors to ensure that they’re carving out time to nurture their relationships with those who matter most.