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Can I Have Friends at Church?

Some ministry wives are given the advice not to make friends at their church. But is that really the right way?


You arrive in a new church as a ministry wife and there seem to be many offers of friendship, but those friendships fade when you’re no longer ‘new’; or some people just want to be your friend because it's a direct-line to your husband.

Is investing in friendships at church worth the effort? Or even wise?

The following resource, along with other Answers for Ministry Wives, can be downloaded and printed to be discussed with other ministry wives, reflected on individually, or worked through by husbands and wives together.

We trust that the material and the practical pointers, prayerfully engaged with, will encourage and equip ministry wives to serve to God’s glory: for their own growth in godliness, the strengthening of ministry marriages, and the growth of God’s church.

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You can find out more about this series in the introduction video below.

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