Category Archives: Family

In Support of Our Governor

I am in complete agreement with the statement from Kentucky’s governor, Matt Bevin, (below) and believe Obama’s transgender bathroom edict to public schools to be the most egregious interference into the lives of everyday Americans ever suggested by a United States president. Tens of millions of innocent children and their families will be impacted, offended, […]

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Important legislation passed as Kentucky General Assembly session wraps up

The end of the 2016 legislative session in Kentucky came with drama about the state spending budget but little else in terms of last-minute legislation. Regarding the session as a whole, we are grateful for small victories like the expansion of the Kentucky Safe Infants Act to include churches as locations where unwanted babies can […]

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Kentucky already seeing impact of Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage

People of faith across the United States are wondering how the 5-4 decision of the United States Supreme Court to redefine marriage will impact them. In Kentucky, we didn’t have to wait long to find out. All of a sudden, volunteer chaplains reportedly have been turned away by Kentucky’s Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) unless […]

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Kids leave Crossings with hunger to learn more about God’s word

The scene was surreal. I’m sitting on my bed watching a 14-year-old Hispanic boy and an 8-year-old Chinese girl engaged in one of their fiercest competitions to date. These two enjoy rivalry and, when they find a contest that pits them as anywhere close to being equals, it’s game on. What was the latest fight-to-the-death […]

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‘Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world’

Like so many others, my earliest memories of music include the lyrics, “Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world. Red and yellow, black and white, they are precious in His site. Jesus loves the little children of the world.” From Sunday School and Vacation Bible School lessons, I knew that song […]

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