You may be new to the Church and not sure what your role should be. Maybe you’ve been wounded by someone at your church and are hesitant to go back. Or maybe you're a longtime attendee who could use a refresher course in loving, living with, and serving in your local body.
God’s Word provides guidance for how you can fulfill your role within the family of God. Ready to take the next step? This collection of resources will help you find a church home, flourish on Sunday mornings, encourage your pastor, and fall in love with your local church.
Do you struggle to see beyond the brokenness of the local church? Maybe you've witnessed failures in leadership, inauthenticity among members, or sin struggles that have made you wonder if staying committed is really worth it. Here’s a reminder: Jesus hasn’t given up on the Church. These resources will help restore your love for His imperfect, but beautiful Bride.
More and more Christians are filling their weekend schedules with everything but Sunday morning services. Does it really make a difference whether or not you commit to a local church? Yes! Learn about the importance of the local church, and discover how to choose the right one for you and your family.
As a church member, the most powerful action you can take on behalf of your church is to pray. Pray for your church leaders. Pray for those in your Sunday school class, small group, and Bible study. Pray for faithful obedience to God’s Word, for the gospel to go forth, and for lives to be transformed through Christ. Pray, pray, pray—and watch how God answers.
Do you know what every pastor needs? Encouragement! As your church leaders labor to teach and love their congregations, they face difficult circumstances, discouragement, and tremendous pressure. Your pastor and your pastor’s family need your support. One of the most important ways you can serve them is through prayer. As you discover new ways to offer encouragement, consider taking on a prayer challenge and committing your pastor or pastor’s wife to the Lord for the next thirty days.
Are Sunday mornings the most stressful time of your week? If you're looking for advice on how to wrangle children and make it to the worship service on time, you'll find tips here. You'll also find wisdom on how to pursue peace and joy in Christ amidst the chaos.
Your church needs you! The body of Christ relies on a community of people who are willing to meet needs with a cheerful heart and a faithful work ethic. Churches are always looking for someone to serve. You are the woman for the job.
Do you ever find it hard to stay awake during a sermon? Do you forget what the sermon was about before you even get home? Find practical suggestions for how you can prepare your heart to listen to a sermon and get the most out of your pastor’s preaching.
You were never meant to walk the Christian life alone. Learn how you can plug into community at your church and develop meaningful relationships within the family of God.
Look around on Sunday morning, and you'll see it all: an assortment of ages and backgrounds, cultures and convictions. Scripture tells us we are to maintain unity despite all of these differences. How can you be a peacemaker in the body of Christ? Find out here.
Are you looking for encouragement and support to help you persevere as a pastor’s wife? Hear from women who know the joys and challenges of serving in this unique ministry setting.
"What’s Your Role as a Church-Planter’s Wife?" by Christel Humfrey