ministry, survival can mean a lot of things — such as the difference between
“existing” in a place and “thriving” in a place of ministry. It can mean you
surviving your husband’s job joyfully, or grudgingly. One thing is for sure,
your survival and the way you feel about ministry are critical to your
– Jeana Floyd
marriage plays a pivotal role in the success of a ministry. Being the wife of a
minister can be tremendously rewarding, but it is also a commitment of time,
personal investment, and patience. Ministry is a challenging vocation, even in
the best of times. Jeana Floyd knows these challenges well and has created this
faith-affirming guide for pastors’ wives. Sharing years of wisdom and insight
from her participation in her husband’s growing and visionary ministry, 10
Things Every Minister’s Wife Needs to Know is filled with practical tips on
marriage, prayer, stewardship, parenting, and faith. With “interactive
testimonies” included from other wives of pastors at the end of each chapter,
the book shares poignant and powerful insights any woman or wife can
Jeana Floyd has been a pastor’s wife for over 32 years.
Jeana lives in Springdale, Arkansas, with her husband, Dr. Ronnie Floyd, who is
pastor of the First Baptist Church of Springdale and the Church
at Pinnacle Hills. She is the mother of two sons: Josh, who is married to Kate,
and Nick, who is married to Meredith. She is also a grandmother of four, and
the author of the book An Uninvited Guest, published in 2007.
Hardcover, 157 pages.