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Mary’s First Response Eclipsed By What She Did Next

For You From The Word The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” Mary was greatly troubled at his words. (Luke 1:28-29) For You To Think About It can be … Continue reading

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Be a Hero: Modern-Day Moms Need Mangers, Too

For You From The Word She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. (Luke 2:7) For You To Think About Today’s romanticized accounts of Christ’s birth paint … Continue reading

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Choosing Life: She Said Yes When She Had 3 Reasons to Say No

For You From The Word Mary was greatly troubled … But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God. You will be with child and give birth to a son.” (Luke 1:29-31) … Continue reading

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Reaching Out: One Little Brochure Means a Brand-New Hope

Laura, a single mother in need, stopped by McLean Bible Church’s Clothing Ministry to look for winter slacks and sweaters for her preschool son.  She sorted through the racks and selected a few items.  Then, on her way out the … Continue reading

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Ministry Bible Leads Birth Mom Back to God

“I became a Christian when I was a teenager,” said Ashley. “But I got caught up in a fast lifestyle and drifted away from Christ – far away.” Then Ashley discovered she was pregnant. Partying friends deserted her. But Birthmothers … Continue reading

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The Hidden Fear in College Athletics

For You From The Word Fear and trembling have come upon me. (Psalm 55:5, AMP) For You To Think About In spite of Title IX (the 1972 education legislation requiring equal gender treatment in athletics), female student-athletes who become pregnant … Continue reading

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What Pregnant College Students Need, Part 2: To Know Their Legal Rights

For You From The Word God shows no partiality. (Romans 2:11, ESV) For You To Think About If you are a pregnant or parenting student in the U.S., you have a right to stay in school so you can meet … Continue reading

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What Pregnant College Students Need, Part 1: University Support

For You From The Word Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. (Galatians 6:2, ESV) For You To Think About When college senior Chaunie Brusie saw the blue positive lines on her pregnancy test, she panicked.  … Continue reading

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What Pregnant College Students Need, Part 3: Vision

For You From The Word Where there is no vision, the people perish. (Proverbs 28:19, KJV) For You To Think About Rachel entered college with a 4.2 GPA and a determination to obtain her doctorate degree. Part of the way … Continue reading

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A Birth Mom’s Story – 20 Years Later

For You From The Word Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him. (Jeremiah 17:7) For You To Think About Lee Ezell accepted Christ at a 1961 Billy Graham crusade. Shortly afterwards, she escaped … Continue reading

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