pastors’ spouses

This section is especially for YOU…

*Updated weekly*  Please come back soon for the latest…

Welcome to this part of our online ministry of encouragement to those who are married to pastors, ministers, missionaries etc. This part of the ministry is geared to encourage you in the unique set of circumstances spouses often find themselves in, especially in our Scottish church culture. We want to keep it real, honest and God centred as we look to explore some of the common issues that we experience due to ministry. We hope to feature encouraging contributions from others who have gained wonderful insights over many years.

 

We want to encourage you that you are not alone and indeed, that you may be enlightened to discover that ‘behind the veil’ many of us are wrestling with very similar issues. We firmly believe…. “BUT God”….. He IS able … and He is with you in all the ups and downs, never leaving you or abandoning you. Always loving you and wanting you to feel that love.

 

We love you,we are for you, and our prayer is that you know the peace, joy, grace and strength of God as you journey alongside your spouse in serving God.

** The One who calls you is faithful, and He will do it **

1Thessalonians 5:24 - (NIV)

PENTECOST

This Sunday we look forward to celebrating one of the greatest days in the history of the church – Pentecost. The powerful outpouring, transforming, filling of the Holy Spirit, and the birth of the church. Rather than reading today friends, be blessed with the...

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Here at ESPS Ministries we are in full support of and very grateful for Mental Health Awareness Week UK 18-24th May. According to statistics 1 in 6 people in the UK will experience mental health issues each year. In recent times there has been a welcome increase in...

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Be A Woman Of Perseverance

I love reading stories in the Bible of ordinary women of faith who had a great gift of perseverance. Women who feared God above all else and were utterly faithful to His call and commission on their lives. They have left such a legacy for us to be encouraged by as we...

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Walking In Wisdom

Over these last few weeks it has been so sweet to watch news coverage of some UK seniors who have turned 100 years old. Inevitably at some point of the interview the centenarian is asked if they have any wisdom to pass on to the rest of us. What follows is usually...

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Swings And Roundabouts

For many of us during this pandemic, our week will be filled with fluctuating thoughts and emotions as we go about daily life. Some days we may feel at total peace and walk in blissful reconciliation to our circumstances. Other days we may feel frustrated, tense,...

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The ‘Reset’ Invitation

When some sort of post pandemic normality starts to return, it will no doubt take us a bit of time to adjust. Among other things, we will mourn those who have died, we will look to comfort and support those who have lost their jobs, and we will celebrate seeing and...

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The Divine Weaver

All of Corrie Ten Booms’ wonderful books are recommended reading, as are films and documentaries of her truly remarkable life. Her biography is astounding, and her example of devotion to God, fearlessness, and power of forgiveness are just some of the powerful traits...

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It’s Friday but Sunday’s coming

The famous preacher Dr. Tony Campolo tells the story of a little preaching competition that he had with his pastor during services at the church where he attends. Dr. Campolo tells how he preached the perfect sermon, perfect in every way. He had taken the congregation...

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