Episode 24: Mom Pastors with Kate Muhlbaier and Misti McCreary
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. Listen now:
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.