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What if Abortion became Illegal? – Foster Parents Article

  Several years ago, when videos of Planned Parenthood selling baby parts went viral, I wrote the below post, after contemplating “what ifs” related to abortion. I asked myself the following questions: What if abortion became illegal in the U.S. tomorrow? What would I do? How would I respond? Now, as Alabama has passed the toughest abortion law in the nation, and other states have already passed similar ones, this contemplation is becoming more of a reality, and this post becomes even more…

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Prayers for Our Families in View of Biblical Suffering  – Foster Parents Article

In response to numerous issues of spiritual warfare that has been occurring with staff and prospective adoptive parents, a call to prayer was issued for Lifeline Children’s Services staff. As an overflow of this prayer time, Herbie Newell, President and Executive Director of Lifeline wanted to encourage families through Scripture and to offer prayer for them as they navigate the challenging waters of adoption. The following has been adapted from the April 24th, 2019 episode of The Defender Podcast.  Thinking Biblically about Suffering  Much in…

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Easter: The Rightful King Humbled Himself to Serve – Foster Parents Article

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through him, and without him was not anything made that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. John 1:1-5 From the very beginning, Jesus is King.  He is the author, creator and sustainer…

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When To Ask For Help – Foster Parents Article

    Jennifer Phillips, China Alumni Family   When our family was in process, we were educated about all the services Lifeline provided for their families post-adoption. We were told over and over, “Please call us! We know it’s going to be hard once your child is home. We want to help.” Would you like to know how many times I called? None. Not once.    It’s not that I didn’t need help, because I did. It’s not that things weren’t hard, because they…

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