10 Things Every Minister's Wife Needs to Know (Floyd)

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A strong marriage plays a pivotal role in the success of a ministry. Being the wife of a minister can be tremendously rewarding, but it is also a commitment of time, personal investment, and patience. Ministry is a challenging vocation, even in the best of times.

Jeana Floyd knows these challenges well and has created this faith-affirming guide for pastors wives. Sharing years of wisdom and insight from her participation in her husband's growing and visionary ministry, 10 Things Every Minister's Wife Needs to Know is filled with practical tips on marriage, prayer, stewardship, parenting, and faith. With "interactive testimonies" included from other wives of pastors at the end of each chapter, the book shares poignant and powerful insights any woman or wife can appreciate.

Table of Contents:

  1. The ‘Secret’ to Survival
  2. Remember Who You Are
  3. It Ain’t That Hard
  4. Love the Man You Married
  5. Balance Is the Key
  6. Let the Men Be the Men
  7. It’s KOOL2BAPK
  8. Let It God: Dealing with Criticism, Conflict, and Unforgiveness
  9. Relationships Matter
  10. Learn from the Past, Live in the Present, and Trust God for the Future



Jeana Floyd has been a pastor's wife for over 32 years. She is the mother of two married sons, Josh, who is married to Kate, and Nick, who is married to Meredith. Jeana lives in Springdale, Arkansas with her husband, Dr. Ronnie Floyd, who is pastor of The First Baptist Church of Springdale and The Church at Pinnacle Hills. She is the author of the book An Uninvited Guest, published in 2007.