Category Archives: Making Belief Practical

Our journey toward embryo adoption: Where we stand and how you can help

It’s been awhile since we posted an update on our journey. If you are just finding out about our embryo adoption, you might want to read about what we’re doing, why we’re doing it, and why we’re doing it this … Continue reading

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 I love my church, and why it matters

“We haven’t really found a good church to join since we moved here a few years ago. We’ve visited around though. We’re at one church or another most Sundays.” “I know my child’s travel ball teams cause us to miss … Continue reading

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Children are the pruning shears: Goodness

The next fruit in Paul’s list is goodness. Goodness is very closely related to kindness. Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, in the same quote referenced in the kindness section, also quotes Jerry Bridges defining goodness: “Goodness is kindness in action, words, and … Continue reading

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Children are the pruning shears: Kindness

The kindness in a child’s heart is a beautiful thing to see. When my girls have friends over to play, almost every time I have to step in and stop them from giving away one of their favorite dolls or … Continue reading

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Children are the pruning shears: Patience

“I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love. . .” (Ephesians … Continue reading

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