I Am a Preacher's Kid

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    Growing Up Pk

    My father actually quit the ministry and went into another line of work around the time I was born, but he never gave up thinking and acting like a minister. Most conversations began with him clearing his throat, then speaking slowly in deep, rumbling tones. Even a simple chat or...
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    1 Response Jul 30, 2008

    Do I Like Being a PK?

    Ahh, the life of a PK. That glass house you live in, the congregation full of extra parents...what's not to love? Ok, ok, in all seriousness, being a PK is tough. You're always supposed to be the example for the other kids and when you mess up it's ten times worse than when...
    sparklegirl7 sparklegirl7
    1 Response Dec 7, 2013

    Being Te Preacher's Daughter

    Hi. My dad has been a Youth minister since before I was born and has also become the preacher. I am 16. My parents got a divorce when I was 8 years old. Having to act perfect all the time was so tiring. I began to cut myself and became very suicidal. I left to live with my mom...
    daddyslittleslut96 daddyslittleslut96
    Oct 10, 2012

    Fake It Til You Make It

    "....Some days I feel like ____, some days I wanna quit and just be normal for a bit....." Where'd You Go - Fort Minor"Just tell them you are not interested in church or church work, that's all". I remember when I heard those words echo loudly through the ear piece of the phone...
    Ecirla Ecirla
    1 Response Aug 11, 2012

    I am 16 years old. My Dad is a United Methodist

    pastor. now that I have that info out, where to start with my story? Well, if you know anything about the Methodist denomination then you know pastors move around a lot, every 4-5 years usually. it sucks. iv been here for 5 years, I don't want to leave here, but if they tell my...
    Beth16 Beth16
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Feb 12, 2014

    Let's Teach Those Men A Lesson

    Don't yuu wish you could spend your life getting back at those men that made fun of you?   I even got a tattoo (after my moms got a nose job) but still get wierd looks if i invite myself to thier parties.   If you want to teach those men a lesson email me at...
    DoingJesusJob DoingJesusJob
    22-25, M
    Mar 31, 2010

    Sort Of

    Not sure if I belong here or not - but I think so. My mother holds advanced degrees in Theology and teaches religion at a christian high school.
    MarkFree MarkFree
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Mar 12, 2011

    I've been a preachers kid

    since kindergarten, I am currently about to go to college. And to be completely honest I'm kinda of sick of it, I used to be somewhat active in the church but i was never fully involved. And for some time me and my siblings have been those kids who sit in the back of the church...
    Jessa95 Jessa95
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 26, 2014

    Son Of A Preacher Man...

    Actually I'm really not, my father is a garbage man. I just couldn't resist putting the awesome title. I apologize to anyone who feels they have been mislead.
    MrHazeinCherubsGrace MrHazeinCherubsGrace
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Nov 24, 2011

    Daughter Of A Bi-vocational Pastor

    My father had been in the ministry for 6 years when I was born. I can honestly say that thanks to him being a bi-vocational pastor (having the job as a pastor and another means of financial support) There has never been a dull moment in our house. When I was younger I hated the...
    simplencountry simplencountry
    22-25, F
    Aug 30, 2012

    How I Handled Growing Up

    Being a preacher's kid has often drawn many conclusions from those on the outside looking in. One conclusion is, preacher's kids are those that cause the most trouble. Another one is, many of them end up leaving the church to avoid being the same as their parents. There are...
    NinjaGuide321 NinjaGuide321
    26-30, M
    Nov 26, 2013


    My dad's a southern baptist preacher. We moved around a lot until I was 13 and that's when we settled for a church in a small town in south Georgia. That's where all the bullying got really bad (yes, I'd been picked on before) BUT this was taken to the extreme (with people...
    monkeybutt1993 monkeybutt1993
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2012
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