It can be easy to forget the special role the pastor’s family plays in the life of the church. On this week’s episode, join N.C. Baptists as we look at the unique blessings and challenges of life and ministry for the pastor’s family.

In this episode, N.C. Baptist Women’s Discipleship consultant Ashley Reffit joins three pastors’ wives — Kimberly Merida from Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, Tabatha Frost from Providence Church in Raleigh, and Veronica Greear from The Summit Church in Durham — as they discuss the life of a pastor’s family. Listen in as the four discuss family life, the challenges of ministry and helpful resources for supporting this family in the church.

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Podcast Highlights

  • “Just because your family is teaching something does not mean your whole family has mastered it.” (3:36)
  • “It has been a privilege to just be a member of the body and not just be seen and held up as the pastor. So in other words, we have struggles. Our kids have struggles …. But the privilege of being saved into community is huge.” (9:51)
  • “As women, we need to be reminded that we are a valuable member of the family of God and we have been entrusted these gifts that we’ve been called to steward.” (11:44)

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