Handbook for Ministers' Wives
Dorothy Kelley Patterson
A Handbook for Ministers' Wives speaks definitively to the partnership ministry to which a minister's wife is called in home, church, and civic arenas. Dorothy Kelley Patterson will prepare and equip women to be partners in kingdom service and motivate them to do their best in a very challenging but rewarding role.
Dorothy Kelley Patterson (ThD, University of South Africa; DMin, Luther Rice Seminary) a homemaker, has helped her husband Paige Patterson, formerly president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, serving as professor of theology in women's studies for almost four decades in three institutions. With graduate and postgraduate degrees in theology, Dr. Patterson teaches, speaks, and writes for women. She is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society, serves on the founding board for the Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, and attends Birchman Baptist Church. The Pattersons have moved to Plano, Texas, but travel extensively throughout the world. Their children Armour and Rachel Patterson live in Texas and Carmen and Mark Howell, with their daughters Abigail and Rebekah, live in Texas as well.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1: Position Demands Passion
Chapter 2: A Particular Pilgrimage
Chapter 3: A Made-to-Order Bride
Chapter 4: Children of the Church—Orphans at Home
Chapter 5: Home—a Prepared Place
Chapter 6: Defining Your Ministry from a Biblical Perspective
Chapter 7: Blessed to be a Blessing
Chapter 8: In the Eye of the Storm
Page Count: 322
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-953331-09-0
Published: December 15, 2021