Why flourish? These are the ideas we were drawn to in this word. verb \flur-ish\ 1. To grow well or luxuriantly; thrive 2. To do or fare well; prosper: 3. To reach height of development or influence Growing, thriving and noticeable influence are marks of a healthy spiritual life. Healthy ministry wives have a powerful positive effect in their marriages, in their homes, in churches and in the community. As women in positions within the public eye often our spiritual, emotional and physical needs can go under-supported or we neglect them ourselves. Busyness, needs of others, pace of demands, spiritual apathy or a new fresh faith may challenge our ability to thrive. Most of us are in great need to grow, throw and prosper. We need to flourish We all can flourish no matter where we are in our ministry journey. The roads that we took to become ministry wives are as diverse as our hair colors. God chose flawed and thoroughly human women. God will use our unique stories for the sake of the gospel; whether we are new believers, from a strong faith heritage, or marked by a broken, painful past, or if the church culture is strange and unfamiliar. We hope as the result of this online community you will find yourself flourishing.
Flourish is a ministry of the North American Mission Board for ministry wives. As a national consultant for Ministry to Pastor's Wives, Kathy Ferguson Litton leads Flourish with a team of ministry wives who understand the unique role of this calling.