Article: THE CALLING OF A PASTOR’S WIFE by Pastor Ifeoma Eze

The conversation amongst young sisters on the above topic is not just long overdue but one to be considered critical. Well we may say time has changed most sisters are no more shy of stepping in the office of the Pastor’s wife. The ball doesn’t just stop at the office of the pastor’s wife. So today I will take you on a quick ride on the ‘Calling of a Pastor’s Wife’ what you need to know and do.

To be a pastor’s wife is a divine call. A pastor’s wife is a calling because, it’s not every woman that has the capacity to be a pastor’s wife. It’s not every woman that can be able to endure the things that the pastor’s wives endure. It’s not every woman that is able to tolerate what they tolerate.

Not every pastor’s wife is called into the 5-fold ministry, invariably it is called the ministry of helps.
Knowing you’re called is one thing and maximizing your call is another thing.



1. You must have a personal relationship with God. John 3:27.
It takes you knowing God intimately to be able to maximize your calling, because your husband’s personal relationship with God will not be able to carry both of you.

2. Understand that you’re called.
Psalm 49:20.
You have to know first and foremost that you’re called, because the calling is not a title, the calling is an assignment, a function.

3.You have to get yourself into deep study.
2 Tim 2:15, Col 3:16.
When you study more you become outstanding in life and you will not be ashamed when opportunities call. Don’t be an empty vessel, be a loaded pastor’s wife.

4. You must have an effective prayer life. Luke 18:1.
When you don’t pray,you become a prey in the hand of the enemy the devil. When the devil attacks your husband and misses him, you (the pastor’s wife) becomes the next target. Let the devil find you praying when he attacks.

5.Look out for people that will rob off on you. E.g. Mentors, Spiritual leaders etc.
Proverbs 27:17.
Don’t be a woman alone, connect and network with people that have gone ahead of you. Be humble enough to learn from them and become wiser.

Remain lifted and have a beautiful weekend!



About Author

Ifeoma Nonyelum Eze is a Senior Emotional Intelligence Professional and Chartered Management Consultant who has combined years of experience in Leadership, Administration and Education Management with a background in Education Administration and Planning.

She is a phenomenal woman who has been invited to speak at different events and conferences. She is uniquely recognized for her passion for Leadership, emotional intelligence, Quality Assurance, Equal access to Education, Women Empowerment And Excellence in Organisations.

She founded The King’s Rubies And Royal Daughters Organization to assist women conquer limiting beliefs about themselves in order to maximize destiny while empowering them to discover and fulfill their life’s purpose

Ifeoma is a highly recognized mentor with Mentor-X-Africa, whose books, seminars and experience has helped a lot of young people who are passionate about maximizing their potentials and fulfilling their purpose. She has also helped school owners in school startups to ensure excellence.

She is a Church Administrator with over 14 years experience and Senior Pastor / Director of Administration at Zion Heritage Ministries. She is the Proprietress of World Changers Academy, A Licensed Teacher with TRCN, A life-coach, A Strategic Partner, Certified Leadership and Chartered Management Consultant with Integrated Institute of Professional Management and Chartered Institute of Management Consultants, A Certified Marriage, Relationship and Couple Therapist. She is also the CEO of Heritage Records, a Singer-Songwriter with 100 produced songs, Author of more than 20 books and co-author of more than 30 books. She runs a weekly media series called Checkpoint.

She has been a published author for over a decade with dozens of popular books such as Preparing for your Season of demand, Making An Indelible Mark, The Heart for Greatness, Becoming A Person of Exceptional Value and Treasures in The Trash.

She is Wife to Bishop Okwudili Eze, And Mother to 3 Incredible boys (David, Daniel, & Dominion).


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