The Pastors' Wives Podcast was created to encourage ministry wives as they embrace their identity and fulfill the calling that God has placed on their lives.
5 Smooth Stone - Week 1 - Is Spiritual Warfare Real?
We are kicking off this summer with a podcast collaboration! My friends Diane Nix of Contagious Joy 4 Him and Leighann McCoy and I got together and recorded a series of episodes based Leighann's book Spiritual Warfare for Women, this series of podcasts will equip you for the spiritual battles that come your way. Spiritual warfare is real; it's not "spooky" or "woo-woo", it doesn't mean there's a devil behind every bush, but it is impacting our communities, churches, families, and our selves! The good news? God has provided everything we need to find victory through Him. Over the next 2 months we will be unpacking five smooth stones we have been given, the strongholds we face, and how we can stand firm against the enemy.
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Leighann McCoy is the founder of The Prayer Clinic and host of The Prayer Clinic Podcast. She has written 17 books on prayer and spiritual warfare. She has taught conferences and retreats across the US and around the world and serves on staff at Thompson Station Church in Thompson Station, TN. She is the prayer minister, and her husband Tom is the senior pastor at the church they started in 1989.
Books: Spiritual Warfare For Women and Spiritual Warfare for Your Family
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Diane is the director and founder of Contagious Joy 4 Him, a network of encouragement to ministry wives around the globe. They are offering “Free Refresh Retreats” and a safe place for ministry wives to share their hearts with other like-minded women. Thirty-six years ago, she married her husband, pastor/professor, Dr. Preston Nix. He is a professor of evangelism and evangelistic preaching at NOBTS. They have two biological daughters, two spiritual-grown daughters, two grands, and two son’s in-laws.
Book: When God's Woman Wants to Give Up
How To Overcome Compassion Fatigue
Compassion fatigue. You may have never of this term before, but if you're a pastor's wife, I bet you've experienced it. And probably on a regular basis! In this episode, Laura Howe shares how to overcome compassion fatigue with practical strategies to strengthen you as you support and care for women in your church and community. With over 15 years of experience as registered social worker focused on mental health and addiction, Laura combines her skills with a passion for equpping and strengthening faith leaders. She is the founder of Hope Made Strong and the Church Mental Health Summit, providing online courses, conferences, and in-person presentations to create conversations that lead to hope, strength, and resilience in leadership.
The Church Mental Health Refresh happens May 3-7, 2021 and you don't want to miss it! The goal is to strengthen your team’s CAPACITY, AWARENESS and HOPE to serve the needs in your community.
Offering 5 talks in 5 days industry leaders train your staff and volunteers on how to recognize and respond to issues such as mental health, addictions and domestic violence. These live training sessions offer practical and engaging content that will equip you and your team.
In addition to looking at community needs, you will also be strengthened with talks on building a thriving marriage in ministry and overcoming compassion fatigue. All talks are recorded and available on-demand for you to use in future staff training. Register for your ticket to the Church Mental Health Refresh HERE [affiliate link].
Connect with Laura Hope Made Strong website
Hope Made Strong on Facebook
Hope Made Strong on Twitter
Hope Made Strong on YouTube
099: The Unnamed Zookeeper - Knowing God Sees you with Jennie Senapatiratne
After 10 years as a lead pastor's wife, Jennie Senapatirante now serves alongside her husband Kevin ministering to churches, encouraging pastors, and leading a movement of prayer in the ministry he founded.Not only is she a wife and mom, she's an author, speaker, and podcaster! Find out how you can connect with her in the links below. In this episode Jennie shares her wisdom, her joy, and her heart for women to know they are seen by God.
Real Life with Jennie - Facebook Group
Jennie on Instagram
Real Life with Jennie - the podcast
Jennie's book - The Unnamed Zookeeper: Stories to Inspire the Best in You
Christ Connection - the website
Dressed for My Day with Kay Harms
Kay Harms is a pastor’s wife, mom, Bible teacher, author, speaker, and blogger. If that’s not enough, she also has a fashion blog and YouTube channel! I loved chatting with her about her pastor wife life and how God led her to minister to women through her YouTube channel, Dressed For My Day. She also shares some practical tips to help us with our Spring wardrobe. Be sure and check out the links below so you can connect with Kay!
097: The Prayer Clinic with Leighann McCoy
Leighann McCoy is a pastor’s wife and the founder of the Prayer Clinic ministry, an intercessory prayer ministry that mobilizes churches to pray. She has authored 17 books on prayer and leads the prayer ministry at Thompson Station Church for over 25 years. In this episode we talk about her role as prayer minister and how she experienced power of prayer in her own family. Parents, you will be so encouraged by her story!
Connect with Leighann Leighann's Facebook page
Leighann on Instagram
The Prayer Clinic
Leighann's YouTube Channel
Leighann's books (including Spiritual Warfare for the Family)
096: Compared to Who? with Heather Creekmore
Heather Creekmore is a pastor’s wife, mom, author, speaker, and podcast host. She helps women to uncover the spiritual root of body image issues and find freedom. You are going to love getting to know her in this episode!
Connect with Heather Heather's Compared to Who? Facebook Page
Heather on Instagram
Compare to Who? [affiliate link]
The Burden of Better [affiliate link]
A great listen for all women
I love this show. Pastor's wives have such a unique calling and Jacque's encouraging personality has a way of drawing the best out of her guests. This is a podcast for all women--but especially for women in leadership. Be sure and pass this along to your pastor's wife. She'll thank you!
A new Pastor’s wife.
I’ve been a pastor’s wife for a little under a year and so happy I have this podcast to listen to. It is a great to hear the stories from women in my position who love God. It is a blessing and an honor to be married to a pastor and that God will call us to such a position. It can be intimidating at times. So I really enjoy getting new insight and encouragement from the podcast. Thank you for sharing your time.
I really enjoyed this. I am about to wrap up a monthly Bible study with my Ladies on Fit or Fat. We will have covered six areas (physically, spiritually, emotionally, mentally, relationally, and financially). Now that they should be more fit, I want to challenge them to help other ladies feel lavished. Thank you!!!