From One Ministry Wife to Another: Honest Conversations about Ministry Connections [NOOK Book]

Overview

When a church hires a new minister, they are really hiring both him and his wife. Many women entering this role for the first time have never considered what it means to be a minister's wife and consequently suffer stress, chaos, and confusion. In order to thrive, she needs a solid understanding of the biblical teaching on her role and how to best serve her husband as he fulfills his role.

Susie
Hawkins ...
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From One Ministry Wife to Another: Honest Conversations about Ministry Connections

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Overview

When a church hires a new minister, they are really hiring both him and his wife. Many women entering this role for the first time have never considered what it means to be a minister's wife and consequently suffer stress, chaos, and confusion. In order to thrive, she needs a solid understanding of the biblical teaching on her role and how to best serve her husband as he fulfills his role.

Susie
Hawkins brings thirty years of experience as a minister's wife coupled with her role as the mother of two ministry wives. By focusing on key relationships and responsibilities in relation to the church and home, Susie guides young women to a greater understanding of how to serve God faithfully as the wife of a minister.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781575673424
  • Publisher: Moody Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/20/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,158,990
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Susie Hawkins lives in Dallas and has been actively involved in women's ministry as a pastor's wife, teacher and volunteer. She has also served as the
Director of Women's Ministry at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Dallas. She has taught a weekly Bible study for business women in downtown Dallas and speaks at women's conferences and retreats. She is also a contributor to various publications, such as Voices Behind the Veil and the soon to be released "Women's Evangelical Library
Commentary." Susie has an MA in Christian Leadership from Criswell College as well as an MA in Theology. She is married to O. S. Hawkins, president of GuideStone Financial
Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention (formerly the Annuity Board of the
Southern Baptist Convention) and is the mother of two married daughters, Wendy and
Holly, as well as a grandmother of five. Her favorite things to do are bargain hunting, lunching with friends and playing with her grandchildren!08/08
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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Part 1: The Connections
1. The Historical
Connection: Blame it on Katie!
2. The Couple Connection: It Takes Two
3. The
Children Connection: Raising Emotionally and Spiritually Healthy Children
4.
The Friendship Connection: Sharing Your Life
5. The Church Connection: Relating to the Women in Your Church
6. The Personal Connection: Your Walk with God

Part
2: The Disconnects
7. The Disconnect of Criticism: Think What They Would Say if They Really Knew You!
8. The Disconnect of Pleasing People: "I'd Be Happy to Do It!"
9. The Disconnect of Bitterness: Pull It Up by the Root
10. The
Disconnect of Failure: Failure Isn't Fatal, but It Sure Feels That Way
11. The
Disconnect of Stress Fractures: Pressures That Stress Us

Part 3: The Reconnection
12.
The Reconnection: Our Received Ministry

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