60 Percent Of Pastors' Wives Say Church Salary Not Enough To Meet Needs.
Reader its interesting that the vast majority of U.S. Protestant pastors’wives say ministry don't pay enough. For some being married to a pastor means a life filled with joy, purpose and a lot of headaches, according to a new LifeWay Research. Along with joys, many say they have few friends, think they yell at their kids too much, and worry about money. A new LifeWay Research survey, released Tuesday (Sept. 12), finds that most spouses are directly involved in the work of their churches, with 1 in 5 holding a paid position and two-thirds serving in unpaid capacities. “Spouses have an important role in the church, even if it’s not an official role,” said Scott McConnell, executive director of the Nashville-based evangelical research firm. “The variety of experiences kind of reminds us just not to tuck them into a single mold.”
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