Pastors' Wives

A life in ministry can offer rich and meaningful opportunities to be a part of the incredible work of the Kingdom of God. It can also be a deeply challenging experience, with unexpected pressures and stresses unique to pastors and their families. No one knows life in ministry better than Kay - mother, author, and wife of Pastor Rick Warren. As a pastor's daughter and now a pastor's wife, Kay has spent her entire life in ministry. Drawing on her experiences, she speaks honestly about the joys, tears, trials, struggles, heartaches, and triumphs of a life in ministry.


A new book for pastors' wives

Kay offers tremendous encouragement about your role as a pastor's wife, including:

  • The significance and impact pastors' wives have in the Body of Christ.
  • An inside look at the ups and downs of being a pastor's wife.
  • Affirmation that the rewards of ministry are worth the effort, pain, and loss of privacy.
  • Invaluable advice for living with the pressure of a public position.

kaywarren.com/sacredprivilege

Articles & Media
Kay Warren Remembers the 'Radical Obedience' of Elisabeth Elliot

Jun 15, 2015

Elliot was a spiritual mentor for a generation of Jesus Freaks.

Have You Ever Had One of Those Days?

Nov 11, 2014

Leading & Loving It Retreat 2014: Has God ever stomped on your chips?

Dear Future Pastor

May 20, 2014

Who knows better what a future pastor needs to hear than those people who have had front row seats to what, exactly, it means to dedicate a life to full-time ministry?

 


clergy retreat centers

 

The mission of Blessings Ranch Ministries is, "to restore and renew Christian leaders and their families for effective Kingdom service." The goal of this incredibly effective, essential ministry is and always has been emotional and spiritual inner re-enginerring and personal growth resulting in restoration and renewal of the leader.

The mission of Broom Tree Ministries is to provide a gracious environment, secluded and private, protected with prayer, to which Christian leaders and their spouses can retreat from frantic schedules and become intimate with God so that He can refresh, refocus, restore, encourage, energize and equip them for the task to which He has called them.

Enjoy the beautiful seascape of Coronado Island, a year-round resort area. Couples come to the cottage seeking intensive therapy for a crisis in marriage or ministry. Individuals come seeking personal renewal through multiple therapy sessions for interpersonal conflict, stress, burnout, career transitions, and spiritual direction.

Cozy Bear Cabins is a group of three distinctive cabins located in The Smokey Mountain National Park area. If you like to be close to the action and excitement of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, TN then Cozy Bear fits the bill. Located in a luxury resort community setting, Cozy Bear is the perfect family cabin with a mountain theme.

Deer Ridge Ministries was formed to encourage pastors in full time ministry. We provide, by faith, excellent retreat facilities where pastors and spouses can rest and enjoy the presence of God without having to worry about any financial obligation. God has called us to provide a needed refuge for pastors and their spouses. We are here to provide a place of peace, refreshment and rest for body and soul at no cost to our guests!

Pastors and Missionaries often need an affordable place away from the demands of their ministry where they can rest and relax. The beautiful facilities and serenity of our natural surroundings, combined with the absence of telephones, televisions or schedules makes Fairhaven the ideal place for a getaway. Individuals, couples and families can all enjoy a personal retreat at Fairhaven.

Marble Retreat was born out of the conviction that clergy, and other in Christian service, have extreme job demands which can frequently result in symptoms of depression, anxiety, frustration, discouragement and burnout. Worse still and because of their position, the find it difficult to seek help. The mission of Marble Retreat is to help bring healing, hope and restoration to those in vocational Christian ministry and the Church at large through Christ-centered brief intensive counseling.

The MLC is located in June Lake, California, beneath the awe-inspiring Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. In the context of an alpine, mountainous retreat environment, Christ-centered and biblically relevant principles of relationships with God, self, and others are embraced and developed through the vehicle of counseling from a spiritual formation perspective.

Our ministry provides vacation homes for full-time evangelical pastors and missionaries and their families. Our goal is to provide a place of refreshment and relaxation for those who are in so much need of rest. Because our website requires a username and password, please phone us at 970-259-7778 or email us at


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