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I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. Wait for the LORD; be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD.” - Psalm 27:13-14 For GBF members Kevin and Lusi Chien... Keep Reading

|Posted in: Marriage and Family

The beauty of the Genesis narrative is found in the harmony of its simplicity and its explanatory power. Through the pen of Moses, God reveals with straightforward prose the origin of man and woman, providing us with insight into one of the most glorious realities in ... Keep Reading

As a wife and mother, I find joy at home in creating, planning, and anticipating our family traditions. In a Brown family favorite, the lead character Tevye explains how people in his village keep their balance: “with one word...TRADITION.” He then conclud... Keep Reading

|Posted in: Marriage and Family

The Value of the Local Church

March 5, 2017 by: Lauren Sykes

Growing Up in Christian CultureGrowing up in a solid, Bible-teaching church while attending a connected Christian elementary school, I was immersed in Christianity at an early age. I made a childhood profession of faith and saw God at work in seasons of my life, yet a... Keep Reading

|Posted in: Church Life

Joy at Home | Building Family Unity Through Travel

February 18, 2017 by: Debbie McManis

As a young child and teen, I had the privilege to travel extensively with my family. My father’s job was flourishing through the 80’s and his company rewarded top agents with elaborate trips around the world. My parents would frequently take me out of scho... Keep Reading

|Posted in: Marriage and Family

Being Salt and Light in a Culture of Death

February 11, 2017 by: Dr. Derek Brown

Two summers ago our country’s pro-life movement was infused with fresh motivation to oppose abortion with vigor and persistence. Undercover videos exposing current and former Planned Parenthood employees discussing the potential sale and procurement of aborted b... Keep Reading

|Posted in: Cultural Issues

Q: What is your only comfort in life and death? A: That I am not my own (1 Cor. 6:19-20), but belong - body and soul, in life and in life and in death (Rom. 14:7-9) to my faithful Savior, Jesus Christ (1 Cor 3:23, Titus 2:14). - Heidelberg Catechism “Happy... Keep Reading

|Posted in: Suffering |
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Joy at Home | Tips for Homemaking and Stewardship

January 14, 2017 by: Alex Guglielmo

She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness.~Proverbs 31:27 Homemaking can be frustrating. There's so much to do, and never enough hours to do it all perfectly. Here are the must-dos for increasing your homemaking productivity... Keep Reading

|Posted in: Christian Living

I grew up on Gilligan’s Island back in the Stone Age (the 1970’s) when all we had were four TV channels to watch. No DVD’s; no YouTube; no Direct TV. No choices—you watched what was programmed. On one of those channels was the comedy, Gilliga... Keep Reading

|Posted in: Christian Living