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Trisha Priebe


7 Ways Your Church Can Serve the Fatherless

We talk a lot about churches serving the fatherless. Sunday School classes discuss it and entire Orphan Sundays are dedicated to the topic. But orphan care shouldn’t just be a ministry option within the church. It should be a mission of the …

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When God Pays the Bills

On August 11th, 2013, we were on the brink of a financial crisis. We had already been through several years of a struggling business. We had depleted our three-figure savings and were trying to resolve a three-figure business debt that …

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My First Father’s Day as a Foster Dad

Guest post from Bill Provenzano, foster & adoptive father and advocate of the fatherless. I remember the first time I saw my girls. I had butterflies in my stomach. At first, it was a picture on my iPhone. Then I …

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4 Truths: Men and the Cause of the Fatherless

Father’s Day affords us the opportunity to appreciate the men in our lives and reflect on their critical role in our family and church. The post below grew out of a 2015 panel discussion facilitated by Mike Hamilton, Show Hope, …

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5 Ways Kids Can Care for Orphans

You and your favorite miniatures have 14 glorious weeks of summer vacation ahead of you.  What will you do with it? Why not teach your children to do something with their summer that will make an eternal impact? Specifically, why not …

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Growing from 5 to 11

Michael and Suzanne say they’re just an ordinary family. They help out with homework, share family dinners, and try to keep their schedule straight. While this ordinary family started out with three children, God has been leading them on an …

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3 Truths When Mother’s Day Is Hard

For women all over the country, Sunday will bring a bombardment of sticky, unidentifiable crafts. Mothers will treasure these masterpieces even if they have no idea what they actually are. Fact: There are worse things in life than looking like …

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