Thursday 31st August 7:30pm and Friday 8th September 9:30am with Dr Carolyn Russell All marriages have ups and downs, but the health of ministry marriages is critical for our well-being and the health of our ministries. The busyness of ministry life can mean our marriages can be neglected if we’re not careful. Our marriages need … Continue reading ‘Your marriage – a place of refuge… yes, it really can be!’
with Becky Khan Our second seminar for 2023 is ‘Serving Together: Helping not Hindering’ with speaker Becky Khan. All ministry situations are unique and dynamic. So are our marriages and families! In the nitty-gritty, daily rhythms of our lives and situations, how can we genuinely help our husbands’ ministries to thrive, not choke? This practical session … Continue reading Upcoming Event: Serving Together: Helping not Hindering
In 2023, we are starting the year with our term 1 seminar on Thursday 16th March and Friday 17th March on Living in Christ, Body and Soul: how we have been made and redeemed to fit together. We know that Jesus transforms our hearts and minds, but where do our bodies (and brains) fit in? … Continue reading Upcoming Event: Living in Christ, Body and Soul
Deadline extended to Tuesday 1st November 6:30pm Monday 7th November 2022 Venue: Ann St Presbyterian Church, Brisbane CBD (Free parking available onsite – see Event Venues page for more details) Cost: $75 per couple for dinner,$70 per Bible college student couple. We do hope you can join us. Please register on the homepage. Speaker: Dr … Continue reading End of Year Ministry Couples’ Dinner
Our term 3 seminar is Forgiveness with Carmelina Read on Thursday evening 4th August 2022 and Friday morning 5th August 2022. Forgiveness is often hard to do, especially when we’ve been greatly hurt. Yet we have a Father in Heaven who has forgiven us much because of His Son Jesus’ death on the cross. We … Continue reading Upcoming Event: Forgiveness Seminar
Speakerbox is designed to provide Christian women who aim to preach and teach biblically with an opportunity to develop their practical skills. Speaker box encourages preaching that is expository, evangelical or cross-cultural. Three times a year, Speakerbox provides women the opportunity to give a talk with: * Feedback from an experienced mentor on the speaker’s written … Continue reading Speakerbox.
This term, instead of our regular formal, centralised seminars, we are organising smaller coffee nights/ mornings. They will be hosted by women in the ministry wives community in various locations around Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Our hope and prayer is that these times will facilitate more meaningful relationships in our ministry wives network. You … Continue reading Coffee Gatherings:
Some things to get you thinking from Mary Milne, a ministry wife in Sydney: Who to have in the support group – It doesn’t matter. The leader can choose 3 people she knows, then try to get others you don’t know. As you add more people in, the only condition is that others in the … Continue reading Getting started in a support group.
If you’re not in a ministry wives discussion group, maybe now is the time to start! Especially if you think you haven’t got time for one!!! Here’s a few thoughts to get you started: Try to meet once a month or two Try to meet up at a time and place where you are freed … Continue reading What to do in a support group
Some things to get you thinking from Mary Milne, a ministry wife in Sydney: Some facts about Ministry Wives (MW): (from pastor burn out.com) “Walking wounded” – ie suffering from psychological symptoms but still functioning on the surface. Many have anxiety and depression, one study said 88% lifetime incidence. (Arch Hart 1990) Prevalence of depression in … Continue reading Why have support groups for MW?