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Turning “Meanwhiles” into “Howevers”: How God used Ministerial Relief to Support a Pastor in His Battle with Parkinson’s

Turning “Meanwhiles” into “Howevers”: How God used Ministerial Relief to Support a Pastor in His Battle with Parkinson’s

In 2001, Rev. Mike Potts noticed something different about his preaching: he had begun to stutter. “It was a new and disturbing experience for me,” said Mike. Then his wife Linda noticed that when he walked, his left arm didn’t swing like the right one. After two visits to Duke University Hospital and the Mayo Clinic, Mike was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

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The Importance of Mental Health for Ministry Workers

The Importance of Mental Health for Ministry Workers

Mental health, in all its various forms, can be a scary, difficult issue to tackle. It can feel shameful and embarrassing to admit that we need help, let alone discuss with another person. It’s not uncommon for church servants to feel as though they must “have it all together” for the sake of the congregation, while struggling with the unique difficulties of ministry. This makes discussing mental health issues and seeking care even harder.

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3 Lessons on Church Administration Learned Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

3 Lessons on Church Administration Learned Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

Everybody was a beginner when it came to managing church life in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. But now, in what experts are calling the post-pandemic phase of the virus, church leaders have learned some lessons. We asked church leaders across the PCA to share their insights and have compiled their responses in three quick take-aways.

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The Oft-Forgotten Role of the Pastor’s Wife

The Oft-Forgotten Role of the Pastor’s Wife

“It’s surprising that a person in the spotlight can be invisible. That’s how I felt as a pastor’s wife, under constant scrutiny, but unknown.  After being married to my husband and serving alongside him for almost 20 years, this past year felt like I had finally hit a stone wall. I could no longer cope with the stress and disappointments of ministry on my own.”

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To Bless and Be Blessed

To Bless and Be Blessed

Rev. Shim arrived to pastor the fragile church in 2018 and had just begun to see his revitalization efforts come to fruition when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. 

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2020 Impact Report

2020 Impact Report

God’s faithfulness to care for those who serve the church is evidenced as we look back on the numbers from 2020.

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How God Cared for Me

How God Cared for Me

It has been almost thirty-four years since Tom Graham died, but Tom’s widow Anna Graham still loves the church and marvels at how God cared for her through the church.

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Grateful for your Gifts

Grateful for your Gifts

Your gifts support widows in need of financial assistance. Here are some testimonies of gratitude from widows who’ve benefitted from your generous gifts.

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