Laced With Hope

with | April 17, 2019

| At a Summit on Stepfamily Ministry, an event for pastors and lay leaders, I heard stories that included reward and struggle. Struggles to merge family members, to protect a marriage, and given the prevalence of complex families, to get church leaders on board with the need for blended family ministry. Nontraditional is the new traditional. And yet, each story was infused with hope in a God who loves and redeems. Hope in the power of church community and the Holy Spirit to sustain and guide.

| At a Summit on Stepfamily Ministry, an event for pastors and lay leaders, I heard stories that included reward and struggle. Struggles to merge family members, to protect a marriage, and given the prevalence of complex families, to get church leaders on board with the need for blended family ministry. Nontraditional is the new traditional. And yet, each story was infused with hope in a God who loves and redeems. Hope in the power of church community and the Holy Spirit to sustain and guide.

Laced With Hope

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April 17, 2019
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FamilyLife Blended® Minute

In this 60 second short feature, Ron Deal delivers a daily word of encouragement for those in stepfamilies and those who know them—which is a whole lot of us today. A relevant, real-world outlook with a biblical perspective.

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