” Thank you to the pastors’ wives who were willing to give us such great feedback. One pastor’s wife told us that her role was like getting a job for which she never applied.
And thanks to Chris Adams for doing the survey and to Amy Jordan for assembling the data. She wrote this funny script in her response: Husband: “Honey, I got you a job today.” Wife: “Really? I have plenty to do here running the household and raising the kids. Me stay home with the kids so you could fully dedicate yourself to the ministry.” Husband: “Yeah, yeah.
But I really need you take this job for me.” Wife: “Well, okay, just tell me what to do and when it needs to be done by, and I will do everything I can to make it happen.” Husband: “Well, right now there are no specific responsibilities. Things are always tight around here on a pastor’s salary.
But even though the playing field has become a bit of uncharted territory, some traditional still apply. Expecting a Cameron Diaz look-alike, he was shocked to meet a morbidly obese woman in a moo-moo. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!
Com released the results of that shows the dating rules and habits have changed. Com found 96% of women would offer to pick up the check on a.
When she was young, there was no physical reason to do this.
We simply wanted modest clothing choices to already be established as she grew into the age when it would be necessary.
I am especially grateful to have the opportunity to hear from pastors’ wives since much of my focus is on pastors.
Our recent, informal survey simply asked the open-ended question: “What do you wish you had been told before you became a minister’s wife?
I wonder if you have any “dating rules” or possibly “dress code” rules in place.
Many readers of this blog have very young daughters and you have not even thought of such things. Press On Alan Smyth PS: June 15 will be another Father/Daughter seminar delivered by Alan Smyth and Kristy Fox at Real Life Church. PSS: You can follow this project on twitter at @2cor618 “Rules” are protected under applicable copywrite laws Posts Website I have been married to Sharon for 33 years.
On the other hand, we’ve dated men who were relieved and delighted that we simply looked like our pictures. We are wives, mothers, co-authors, dating coaches, and have been best friends for the last 85 years.