I have 2 - count' em - 2 new reviews over at Title Trakk this week. One is for the novel Desperate Pastors' Wives by authors Ginger Kolbaba and Christy Scannell.
|Desperate Pastors' Wives|
By Ginger Kolbaba & Christy Scannell / Howard Books
Indeed, as this book reveals, accepting one's position as a pastor's wife is more demanding than almost any other profession a husband might choose. After all, hospitals who hire doctors don't expect their spouses to assist them in surgeries. Law firms who offer partnerships don't expect the new partner's spouse to become a volunteer paralegal. School districts who hire principals don't expect spouses to become unpaid school secretaries.
Why is it, then, that many churches who hire pastors assume their wives will run the women's ministries program, for example? Or organize the nursery? Or teach Sunday School? Play the piano for services? Organize potluck suppers? Offer counseling services? You get the picture. By exploring the stories of these four women whose husbands decide to become pastors, the authors not only unveil the uniqueness of each of the women, but also reveal the many ways there are to be a pastor's wife ...