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I pity the preacher whose wife does not encourage him; but I pity more the preacher whose wife tells him he is as good as he should be.

Talking to a colleague the other day, he told me how, on one Sunday, he preached an absolute stinker of a sermon. After the service, he said to his wife, `That was the worst sermon I have ever preached.’ `No it wasn’t.’ she replied `Be encouraged. I have heard you preach much worse.’ That is a truly great preacher’s wife for you.

Read more at: Our Own Propaganda: Wives Must Not Believe It – Reformation21 Blog.