As a pastor's wife, I have struggled to come to grips with that role. I felt flung into the deep waters of a foreign world. I rejected my part in it. I refused to be more than a wife, mother, sister, friend, or worker in the kingdom. Yet, as my husband was called to a higher calling, I too had a part in his ministry. Not as pastor, but as "the pastor's wife." How I spoke, acted and worshipped reflected on the office of the ministry. How I conducted my life in that capacity was seen by me as a very heavy burden. I neglected to know (for so many years) that I had help. God was with me! How silly. I had forgotten the very thing my husband was preaching about each sunday. Here we are in the last years of ministry and I finally get it. It has become obvious why God called him. He remains daily in prayer and the Word and has this uncany ability to provide a practical application for scripture within sermons. We leave equipped.
We face the world armed with God's Word of..
Elvera M. Rexroth-Reese grew up writing. She started putting words to paper in her first "mystery novelette" in the 8th grade. Since then, there have been numerous poems and childrens' books. In 2008, her first book, "Luminar," was published. Deep down, poetry remains perhaps her favorite venue.