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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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Mommy Grace, Darcy Kimmel, Grace Based Parenting, Dr. Tim Kimmel

Adoption is such a beautiful thing.  Something that opens us up to blessings we could never imagine, and challenges we might not have expected. When we began our fostering journey, I remember thinking that the whole point of the foster parent training was to take our rose-colored glasses off, stomp on them, and hand them […]

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Foster Care is NOT Easy, Do it Anyway, Family Matters Blog, Steve Rose

My family jumped into the foster care arena in the spring of 2012.  After finishing classes, we waited until August to officially go on the list, and got placed almost immediately with a 4 day old boy.  We still have him, and have also fostered a newborn girl for a week, as well as another […]

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Family Matters is partnering with Phoenix Suns Charities to bring you: Foster & Adoptive Parenting Conference! Click HERE to register for the event.  Although the conference is FREE, there are a limited amount of spaces – so register today! This event is also sponsored by the following: Central Christian Church Chick-fil-A KPXQ Radio Thrivent Financial […]

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“How did you make the decision to do this?” This is the question I hear the most from people when they find out we foster kids.  Most of the time, it is well-meaning people who are agonizing whether or not fostering/adoption is for them. Let’s be honest; 99.7% of the time, the wife is for […]

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