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Aug 8, 2016

The hosts of this show are all dads, so we invited two pastor moms onto the show to talk about the experience of being a mom and a pastor at the same time.  Kate Muhlbaier and Misti McCreary share the unique struggles and blessings that come along with being a mom pastor.



Parenting Fail Segment

Manderson - Been gone most of the week, felt bad for my wife.

Stout - Bad attitude for family pictures

Bevil - Failure to Launch Vids for my Kids

Kate - Running late on Sunday mornings- bad attitude and frustration all around

Misti - I tried to have only one late night meeting this week and ended up with two.


Topic of the Week: Female Pastors who are mom’s

Kate and Misti


Q: How did you find out about the Podcast?  What were your initial thoughts?

Q: How did your congregations handle maternity leave?  How long were you gone?

Q: What are some struggles you’ve experienced being a woman in ministry?  Successes?

Q: How have you balanced being a mom & being a pastor?

Q: Where do you turn for help when balancing both roles?  Who do you look toward as a good example?

Q: How does your spouse support you in both roles as a parent & a pastor?

Q: Do you have any funny stories you could share about experiences you’ve had?

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Q: What conversation(s) would you like to hear from the Podcast?

Q: What’s one thing you’d like to tell other Mom Pastors out there?

Q: Is there anything that we can do as male pastors to advocate for you or help you in any way?


Parenting Win Segment

Manderson - Facetime with the Family while away, and ultimate reunion.

Stout - Ruthie started Kindergarten! Loves it

Bevil - Sophie Fishing Date a Bust; Starbucks for the Win!

Kate - Had dinner with my family every night this week

Misti - Getting to hold Zoe for her naps on my off day.