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Focus on the Family and 4Kids: Jan 30

The Florida foster care system holds 1,000 children in their arms who are awaiting adoptive families to open their arms and homes to them. For families that have felt a tug on their heart to learn more about adoption, Focus on the Family has just the right event for you. They will be bringing their […]

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January is parental halftime

If you are a parent, January isn’t really the beginning of your child’s year. It’s halftime. Your family year begins in August, as the children start school and all their other activities. The question is this: What do you do with halftime? What do coaches do with halftime? Do they take the players into the […]

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Start 2010 with Biblically financial plan

As we put away the Christmas decorations and head into the New Year, we should remember that this is a great time to renew our commitment to the wise management of the resources that God has entrusted to us.  As caretaker of God’s resources on this earth, “it is required that those who have been […]

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Moms and dads are not necessary

Following weeks of criticism from the homosexual community, the Obama Justice Department filed a legal brief in September arguing that children do not necessarily need a mother and a father and that same-sex households are equivalent to traditional households for child-rearing. The legal brief, perhaps ironically, was filed in defense of the federal Defense of […]

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God works for those who love Him

Growing up, many of us create an image of what our lives will be like when we are older. We imagine the type of career we will have, who our spouse will be, what hobbies we will pursue, etc. We have dreams, and we set future goals to achieve them. If we haven’t become believers […]

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Reaching a community

Hope can truly begin with one person. Sometimes though, we might stand on the sidelines during certain situations because we may think to ourselves, “What impact can I make as a single person?” The truth is, by stepping out in faith, the impact that one person can have on the life of another can be […]

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Religion and America in 2009

Someone once said that statisticians are the worst form of liars. In fact, that someone said it in a way much too colorful for a family publication! Nonetheless, demographics and surveys sometimes give us a glimpse into the life of the body politic, and 2009 provided no shortage of such glimpses. Here are a few […]

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Conquering the Mt. Everest in your life

I hurt my back while rock climbing recently. Hey, I really wish I could say that I hurt it while lifting an injured elderly lady to safety. But, no, I hurt my back while rock climbing. My exuberance eclipsed common sense: I tried too hard with my own strength levels (and only made it half-way […]

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Man conscious during 23-year ‘coma’

The case of a Belgian man who was diagnosed as comatose for 23 years but was, in fact, conscious the entire time illustrates the need to treat such patients with dignity, a pro-life bioethics specialist says. A recently released scientific paper reported on Rom Houben, who was paralyzed in a car accident in 1983 and […]

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Your road map to the ultimate life

Jack Alan Levine unveils his formula for true peace and happiness. Ask any American if they’re happy with their lives, and 9 out of 10 will give a resounding “No. Work stinks, relationships are horrible, the economy sucks–and there’s nothing we can do about it, except grin and bear it right?” Wrong! Jack Alan Levine’s […]

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