The Author

Amie Patrick is wife to Darrin, lead pastor of The Journey in St. Louis. Married for 20 years, Darrin and Amie have 4 children, and have served in a variety of ministry roles together. Amie holds a degree in music education and is passionate about leadership, teaching women to practically apply the gospel to all areas of their lives, and helping pastors’ and church planters’ wives thrive in their calling. Amie and Darrin are the authors of The Dude's Guide to Marriage: Ten Skills Every Husband Must Develop to Love His Wife Well (Thomas Nelson, forthcoming 2015).

Self-Care and Self-Denial

The way we handle self-care reveals a great deal about our hearts, what we believe about ourselves, and what we believe about God.

For the Days You Don’t Like Your Spouse

Living in covenant with another sinful, imperfect human being

Eating, Body Image, and the Gospel

The greatest need of one caught in a trap

4 Lies About Introverts

The more I rest in God’s gracious acceptance of

Battling Discouragement as a Pastor’s Wife

It was painful to admit I was quickly turning