Who'd Be a Minister's Wife?
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The modern day Minister's wife has many distinctive issues to face, not something that is fully appreciated. Caught between the expectations of the congregation and a busy husband it can be a lonely existence, fraught with tensions and requiring vast reserves of diplomacy, but it can also be a wonderfully fulfilling and enriching experience, where your gifts can be used to the full.^^Heather Tinker, a minister's wife for more than 20 years outlines the expectations that people have of the minister and his wife, both realistic and totally over the top. She offers practical advice about how to help people lower their unrealistic expectations and some words of wisdom to minister's wives who feel they have impossible demands placed on their shoulders.^
Isobel Kuhn questioned whether God even existed. Mary Slessor grew up in a slum with an alcoholic father. Joni Eareckson broke her neck during a diving accident and Corrie Ten Boom just lived with her family in a little watch shop in Harlaam Holland. What is so special about these girls and how did they change their world Isobel Kuhn believed in God and then obeyed his call to travel to Asia to tell the Lisu people about God. Mary Slessor put herself through evening classes and eventually became one of the first white women to venture into the interior of Africa. Joni Eareckson struggled through her treatment and endless hospital visits to become the inspiration to many Christians. Corrie Ten Boom spent most of her life just living in Holland until the Nazis started killing the Jews. Corrie Ten Boom put her life on the line to save the lives of many Jews in the hiding place a hidden room behind her wardrobe in a little watch shop in Haarlem Holland.Mary Slessor Missionary in Africa Co