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What if Marriages had Trademarks?

Consumers are protected by corporate trademarks. Trademarks ensure customer satisfaction for goods or services that are purchased, no matter which state or country he or she resides. However, trademark infringement is commonplace, threatening the reputations of legitimate companies as customers purchase goods or services that are inferior or unsafe. Trademark infringements are successful because customers […]

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Why addressing domestic abuse is important

(An excerpt from Stepping In, by Ron Hitchcock and Sherri Gordon) Domestic abuse is a problem that knows no social boundaries or class distinction. It affects women and children of all races and religions. Yet, it is one of the most misunderstood crimes in our country and often the least obvious. What’s more, churches are […]

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Dispelling myths about abuse

(An excerpt from Stepping In, by Ron Hitchcock and Sherri Gordon) Many people believe that domestic abuse only happens to other people in other churches. They cannot imagine that anyone in their church is suffering in silence. But the fact is abuse happens in our cities, in our communities, in our churches and in our […]

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Parenting

     Parenting has many similarities to a family rafting trip. Most rivers have stretches of slow and fast moving water. While enjoying slow waters, family members can sit back and enjoy the ride; no one is required to paddle. In moments like these, parents guide the raft down river by using their paddle as a […]

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Better New Year Resolutions Lead to Better Relationships

New Year Resolution #1 I will stop saying negative words to my spouse vs. I will speak blessings upon my spouse.      The Scriptures and the Holy Spirit empower couples to be expressions of goodness and godliness in their relationships. Typically, struggling couples will think that stopping negative behaviors or habits are pathways to peace […]

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