080: Raising Kids Who Love the Ministry with Jeanine Sanchez

Jeanine Sanchez is a pastor’s wife and mom of 5 and grandmother of 4. She is passionate about raising kids who love God and the ministry, in this episode she gives some really practical steps you can take to cultivate that environment.

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Raising Kids Who Love the Ministry

079: But God . . . Facing Cancer with Faith – with Heather Olson

Heather Olson’s Facebook bio describes her as “Pastor’s wife, mama of 3, cancer butt-kicker, & speaker w/ a story that glorifies Jesus!” and I couldn’t agree more. First diagnosed with cancer 20 years ago at the age of 16, Heather has faced multiple cancers multiple times and her story will stir your faith in God. I can’t wait for you to get to know her!

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Links We Mention

Even If – Mercy Me

Yes I Will – Vertical Worship

Alive – Big Daddy Weave

Psalms Vol. 2 – Shane & Shane

The Story – Max Lucado

The Jesus Storybook Bible – Sally Lloyd Jones

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Heather on Instagram

Heather’s website


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078: Juggling Family, Ministry, and Career as a Youth Pastor’s Wife – CaShanda McConnell

CaShanda McConnell is one busy pastor’s wife! Not only does she serve alongside her youth pastor husband, together they founded an organization that teaches youth how to become character-driven revivalists in their community and school. They have found so much favor in the public school system that they are able to do this through an in-school character education program! On top of all that, CaShanda is a mom and also works in the corporate world. She shares how they make it all work and a lot of it has to do with their family vision retreat. You’re going to get a ton from this episode!

CaShanda McConnell is one busy pastor’s wife! Not only does she serve alongside her youth pastor husband, together they founded an organization that teaches youth how to become character-driven revivalists in their community and school. They have found so much favor in the public school system that they are able to do this through an in-school character education program! On top of all that, CaShanda is a mom and also works in the corporate world. She shares how they make it all work and a lot of it has to do with their family vision retreat. You’re going to get a ton from this episode!

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Links We Mentioned

Christian Woman Leadership Podcast

John Maxwell Leadership Podcast

Grit – Angela Duckworth (book)

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CaShanda on Facebook

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Youth Revive – website

Youth Revive – Facebook and Youth Revive – Instagram


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CaShanda McConnell is one busy pastor’s wife! Not only does she serve alongside her youth pastor husband, together they founded an organization that teaches youth how to become character-driven revivalists in their community and school. They have found so much favor in the public school system that they are able to do this through an in-school character education program! On top of all that, CaShanda is a mom and also works in the corporate world. She shares how they make it all work and a lot of it has to do with their family vision retreat. You’re going to get a ton from this episode!

077: Ministering to American Military Families in Okinawa with Linnea Ransom

Linnea Ransom and her husband are part of a church planting network that plants churches near military bases. Currently, her family is in Okinawa and in this episode she shares about what it’s like to minister to military personnel and their families in Japan.

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Ransoms in Okinawa – Missionary blog

Ransomed by Jesus – Linnea’s personal blog

Our Stories: Journeys from Miscarriage to Hope (book)


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076: Andrea Hoffman – Transitioning Well in the Pastor Wife Life

Transitioning from one church to another is something that 99.9% of pastors’ wives will experience. In this episode, Andrea Hoffman shares what she’s learned about transitioning well. Her advice will be super valuable for those of you who are transitioning or are about to. But even if you’re settled somewhere, you’ll love getting to know her!

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Andrea on Instagram


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075: Meredith Thomas – Brand New Pastor’s Wife

Meredith Thomas and her husband got married in June 2019 and by July 2019 they were pastoring a church in West Virginia! She has such a heart for God and the pastor wife life. You’ll hear a lot of wisdom from this young pastor’s wife and I know you’ll be encouraged!

Be sure and check out Meredith’s questions to ask the pastoral search committee!

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Links We Mentioned

The Roloff’s Marriage Journal

Behind the Scenes Podcast with Jeremy & Audrey Roloff

Books by John Mark Comer

To Hell with the Hustle – Jefferson Boethke

The Briefing with Al Moehler (podcast)

What Should I Read Next with Anne Bogel (podcast)

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