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Pastors' wives speakers address ministry challengesDALLAS (BP) -- Amid growing awareness of difficulties women often face in ministry, speakers at the 2018 Pastors' Wives Conference reminded the audience they are God's "beloved" amid ministry that can be both "brutal and beautiful."
Calling this week a "momentous convention," Lisa Harper urged ministers' wives to "stand, even when expected to sit, with strong conviction and soft hearts."
"Misogyny or not, we all have to go back to what it means to be beloved," said Harper, a popular speaker and author of "The Sacrament of Happy" and "Job: An Unlikely Story of Joy." Harper is also mom to Missy, whom she adopted from Haiti in 2014. Read More
Pastors' wives urged to be 'brave,' engage culture
Be "brave" in sharing God's truth to those outside and inside the church, especially in the face of today's increasing intolerance toward Christianity, said several speakers during the 2017 Pastors' Wives Conference. Read More
'Lean into culture,' speakers urge pastors' wivesST. LOUIS (BP) -- Burdened with a changing culture and apparent declining in Christian influence, the women who shared the stage at the 2016 Pastors' Wives Conference urged their listeners to pray, lean into the culture and personally get involved in reaching their communities.
Anne Graham Lotz, executive director of AnGeL Ministries, headlined the June 13 event in the Marriott Majestic Ballroom prior to the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention in St. Louis. Read More
Prayer for Abedini urged at Pastors' Wives Conf.COLUMBUS, Ohio (B) -- At a time when her husband is being silenced, Naghmeh Abedini told Southern Baptist women she wants to be a voice for the Gospel.
Since 2012, American pastor Saeed Abedini has been serving an eight-year prison sentence in Iran because of his Christian faith. It's one of the worst prisons in the world, his wife said: "In three days, they've executed 50 people." Read More