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Advancing Grace, Family Matters, Grace Based Parenting

  Family Matters encourages people to allow God’s grace to bring restoration into the deepest wounds.   Jenet grew up the youngest of three children in a strict orthodox home. Being a first generation American after her parents emigrated from Syria to the U.S. they carried with them a culture of idolatry and a set […]

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Advancing Grace, Family Matters, Grace Based Parenting

God’s Grace Gives Us Hope in the Midst of Tragedy Family Matters encourages people to allow God’s grace to bring beauty from ashes.   Julie and her husband John first encountered Family Matters at a “Weekend to Remember” event in 2011 and it was there that they purchased copies of the book, Grace Based Parenting, […]

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Advancing Grace, Family Matters, Grace Based Parenting

  Family Matters encourages foster families to do the tough but rewarding job of caring for God’s forgotten children.   Family Matters has a vision to see families transformed by God’s grace into instruments of restoration and reformation.  That’s exactly what has happened to Peter and Julie Bartolini. Although they consider themselves “extraordinarily average people” […]

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Advancing Grace, Family Matters, Grace Based Parenting

Family Matters equips people from all walks of life to engage more relationally in the world around them.   Family Matters first met Terry and Glenda Mason through an inquiry on the Family Matters website.  The message from Terry read:   I have been reading your book on Extreme Grandparenting and am getting very excited […]

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Advancing Grace, Family Matters, Grace Based Parenting

The days from Thanksgiving through New Years are, for many of us, the busiest of the year.   In the blink of an eye, our lives are filled with decorating, shopping, wrapping, cooking, celebrating, and worshipping our Lord and Savior.  It’s a corridor of time in which our faith and its significance and the culture and […]

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Advancing Grace, Family Matters, Grace Based Parenting

  Moms take care of everyone. But who takes care of moms?   If you’ve never heard of Emporia, Kansas or can’t name any of its famous residents – you’re probably not alone. This sleepy Midwest town located 52 miles southwest of Topeka is only 12 square miles and boasts 26,000 residents. The main attractions include […]

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Advancing Grace, Family Matters, Grace Based Parenting

Andy and Barb Everroad lead seemingly ordinary lives.  College sweethearts, they’ve been married 19 years.  Andy enjoys a successful career as an attorney and is actively involved in their church.   Barb, a teacher for many years, now stays home full-time.  However, look deeper into this ordinary family and you’ll discover an extraordinary story.  A story […]

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Ressler-blog

Family Matters educates, encourages and equips families to evaluate their past and find fresh hope in the future. Like many parents, Steve and Jill Ressler grew up in homes of origin that were imperfect.  Both of them can list many things for which they’re grateful; things they’d like to pass on to their children.  At […]

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Advancing Grace, Family Matters, Grace Based Parenting

How one Mom became an Ambassador for Family Matters In her transition from working mom to stay-at-home mom, Michelle Hutchison discovered the book, Grace Based Parenting.  As a young mom with two kids under the age of 3, she came to appreciate the power – and simplicity – of the Grace message. Now, 3 years […]

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Advancing Grace, Family Matters, Grace Based Parenting

The long term impact of attending a Grace Based Parenting Conference: Over 10 years ago Aaron and Amy Witsoe attended a Grace Based Parenting conference. Although they enjoyed the event and took home a few resources, as the years went by, they forgot where and how they had learned the tools they were using to […]

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