Family Life

We hope these provide you with some food for thought and inspire some thought-provoking conversations. We'll continue adding reviewed articles regularly to the Family Library.

The results of our clergy family research which explores what life is like in a clergy family and the affect ministry has on spouses and children in Australia.

*new* Stuff That Needs To Be Said (If I Have Gay Children...)
A sensitive, loving article written by a minister and dad who tackles difficult subjects through his blog. This article addresses his thoughts, promises and the issue of bullying.

The Needs of Ministry Leaders & Their Families: A Review
A helpful article discussing the stresses clergy face and the impact it has on their families.

Marriage & Ministry Depression
This article gives you some insight into the conflict of priorities as well as some ways forward.

7 Ways to Spend More Time with Your Family
Some fresh ideas to add to your families' routine.

A great general resource applicable to the ministry lifestyle! For our top 7, click here.

Pastors May Not Have a Realistic View of the Health of Their Own Families
An interesting read about ministry families & how clergy view their family compared to others.

App review: QT
A helpful App to give you ways to bring your family together.

6 Ways To Help Stretch The Budget
A collection of ideas to make a low ministry income go that little bit further!

4 Helpful Moving Resources
Tips to make moving easier on the whole family.

Some clever tips for the Christmas season.
A great article for one of the hardest aspects of ministry! Helpful and kind ideas that are easy to implement.

Ways To Make Moving More Fun For Kids
A great general resource to make moving for school-aged PKs more enjoyable!

Book Review: The Pastors' Family
A challenging and insightful read on how priorities can affect the pastors' family.

6 Reasons It's Good to Have
You Time.

Is it really helpful to have time out for yourself? Find out here!

Personal Retreat Tips
Advice on planning your next personal retreat.

5 Reasons It's Worth Celebrating!
What do you celebrate as a family? Here's some reasons why it's a good idea to enjoy your successes!