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Most women don’t have supportive Christian women in their lives mentoring them.

We spur women on with the Word of God so that we can approach the Bible with confidence, share Jesus with grace, and speak chatter that matters in a noisy world.

“Let us consider how we may spur one another on…” Hebrews 10:24

Pray For Your Imperfect Pastor

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I’m married to my pastor.


I have a “behind the scenes” look at a life dedicated to ministry. As you have guessed - my husband (and your pastor too!) is imperfect and certainly has his flaws but he also has unique gifts that God has prepared to use for His purposes.


Do you think he has some spiritual warfare aimed directly at him? You bet.


Even though I’m closer to my husband than anyone else (second to Jesus) I do not regularly pray for my husband and his role as a pastor as often as I should. Let’s just say #pastorappreciationmonth inspired me to get back into the ring and stand by my man.


So! Married to your pastor or not! Stand by him and join me in prayer:


DEAR LORD,

You are faithful to us. We are not sheep without a shepherd. We have a pastor that leads us to Your Son, Jesus. Often I take him and our church for granted. I can get distracted or concerned about trivial things. Help me see that pastor is Your child too - in need of love and support. It is Your servant that I pray for. I PRAY…

THAT PASTOR SHARES THE FORGIVENESS OF JESUS NOT ONLY WITH OTHERS BUT ALSO HIMSELF.

In Him and through faith in Him we may enter God’s presence with boldness and confidence.
— Ephesians 3:12
 

THAT PASTOR TRUSTS IN YOU WITH ALL HIS HEART AND DOESN’T LOOK TO HIMSELF TO BE THE SAVIOR.

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.
— Proverbs 3:-7
 

THAT THE WEIGHT OF CONFIDENTIAL STORIES IS NOT CARRIED BY PASTOR’S SHOULDERS.

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.
— Matthew 11:28-30
 

THAT PASTOR FINDS ACCEPTANCE - FIRST - IN YOU, LORD.

Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.
— Galatians 1:2
 

THAT PASTOR STAYS ALERT TO SATAN’S TEMPTATIONS THAT MAKE HIM DOUBT OR FALL AWAY.

Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings.
— 1 Peter 5:8-9
 

THAT PASTOR ASKS FOR HELP WHEN HE NEEDS IT AND THAT HE FINDS THE HELP HE NEEDS.

So the Twelve gathered all the disciples together and said, “It would not be right for us to neglect the ministry of the word of God in order to wait on tables. Brothers and sisters, choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will turn this responsibility over to them and will give our attention to prayer and the ministry of the word.
— Acts 6:2-4
 

THAT PASTOR’S FAMILY IS DRAWN CLOSER TO YOU BY HIS SERVANT LEADERSHIP AND GENUINE CARE AT CHURCH AND HOME.

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.
— 3 John 1:4
 

THAT PASTOR INVESTS IN HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH YOU SO THAT MINISTRY DOESN’T BECOME ANOTHER TASK TO CHECK OFF.

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.
— Colossians 3:23-24
 

THAT PASTOR IS CONTINUALLY GROWING IN HIS FAITH AND PERSEVERES TO THE END. 

We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God, being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience, and giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light. For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.
— Colossians 1:9-14

Have more to add to this prayer?

Please share in the comments below!

 

Also, while you’re at it you may want to include your pastor’s wife and read Rachel’s post, 10 Ways To Bless Your Pastor’s Wife. ;)

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