the pastor wife life podcast

Find encouragement and inspiration for your pastor wife life. The PWLife Podcast is made up of interviews with other pastors’ wives and solo episodes with host Jacque Garner focusing on a topic relevant to life in the ministry.

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117 – Transitioning in Purpose

117 – Transitioning in Purpose

Sometimes God calls you to transition from a good place into a different place. That's just what happened to today's guest, Shelbi Young. In this episode she shares her experience of transitioning out of leadership in women's ministry into a different area of...

116 – Joy in Serving with Courtney Boyd

116 – Joy in Serving with Courtney Boyd

Pastors' wives, I bet we can all quote Mark 10:43-44, ". . . whoever wants to become great among you will be your servant, and whoever wants to be first among you will be a slave to all". Serving is what we are called to do. We all know it. We all do it. But do we...

115: Thriving in Your Purpose with Shelli Deckard

115: Thriving in Your Purpose with Shelli Deckard

Have you ever had that feeling that you were supposed to be doing . . . something. Shelli Deckard knows all about that. In this episode she shares the story of how God revealed His purpose for her and how it has evolved into a ministry that is impacting the women of...

114: Having A Mary Heart For God’s Vision

114: Having A Mary Heart For God’s Vision

Happy New Year! Do you have a vision for 2022? I know God has a vision for you. Maybe He's dropped something into your spirit that seems overwhelming or impossible. We can learn a lot from Mary on how to respond when God calls you to something new. Luke 1:26-38...

113: Cultivating Gratitude in Ministry with Stevie Ciske

113: Cultivating Gratitude in Ministry with Stevie Ciske

November is typically a month where gratitude is in focus, but sometimes it's hard to be grateful in ministry. In this episode, Stevie Ciske and I chat about how to cultivate gratitude in ministry. 1 Thessalonians 5:18 says, "Give thanks in everything: for this is...

{Encore Episode} Imposter Syndrome with Jacque Garner

{Encore Episode} Imposter Syndrome with Jacque Garner

Imposter Syndrome is feeling like a fraud when you aren’t one. In this episode, I share how I’ve been struggling with this and a few tips that are helping me overcome it. Don’t let Imposter Syndrome keep you from becoming all that you were created to be and do! This...

112: The Jezebel Spirit with Nicole Tull

112: The Jezebel Spirit with Nicole Tull

You may not have heard of it before, but the probability is high that at some point in your ministry life you will encounter the Jezebel spirit. In this episode, lead pastor's wife, Nicole Tull, shares her experience and what she's learned about defeating this attack...

110: Ministering Out of Personal Grief

110: Ministering Out of Personal Grief

One of the ways God makes the most out of our pastor wife platform is by using our experiences to help others. A personal tragedy in Karen's life has become the catalyst for a community-wide (and beyond!) outreach to minister to those whose lives have been impacted by...