DEAR ADDIE: I’m Ready to Be a Mom

DEAR ADDIE: I’m Ready to Be a Mom

Dear Addie, I am a thirty-seven-year-old single minister, serving on the staff of a large church. I have never been married and am not currently dating. And to be honest, I don’t see marriage in my future. I have made peace with my singleness—with one exception. I...
DEAR ADDIE: The Wedding Bells Blues

DEAR ADDIE: The Wedding Bells Blues

Dear Addie, My divorce was finalized a month ago. My church members took the separation well, and they have been supportive throughout this whole painful process. One of my greatest struggles as a newly divorced minister has been what to do about weddings. I am...
Dear Addie: A Mom Looking for Wisdom

Dear Addie: A Mom Looking for Wisdom

Dear Addie, I am a minister mom, prayerfully considering a new position. My children are ten and twelve years old, and I am very concerned that my family’s transition to a new community and a new church will be painful for them. They love our current church, and I...