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Publication Date: 21 Oct 2011
Publisher: IVP
Page Count: 192
Author: Ann Benton
ISBN-13: 9781844745562, 9781844746460

The Minister's Wife

Privileges, Pressures And Pitfalls
By Ann Benton
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The Minister's Wife' will show you how to make perfect cupcakes, turn out well-groomed children every Sunday morning and rise to the lofty heights where criticism cannot reach. In short, you will quickly become the model minister's wife.

Unfortunately not. However, what this book will do for you is help you to look honestly at the privileges and problems of the manse and the rectory. It will free you up to become the best you can be, unencumbered by nagging concerns about issues that don t really matter.

You are first and foremost a minister's wife before God. What a privilege! This book looks also at the minister's wife's responsibility to her husband and children, as well as to her wider family. It looks at the often-overlooked perks of the job, as well as at thorny issues such as boundaries, forgiveness and forbearance.

This book contains wisdom from eight women, distilled for a wider audience. It will be an honest friend to the minister s wife, whether experienced or starting out.
About the Author
Ann Benton is a minister's wife from Guildford, Surrey, and the mother of four grown-up children. She is the author of several books, including 'Teenagers: Biblical Wisdom for Parents'. Her friends and fellow ministers' wives in this book are: Val Archer, Julia Jones, Rachel Lawrence, Jane McNabb, Kath Paterson, Ruth Shaw and Lizzy Smallwood.

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