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“God’s Design for Sex” series

From their earliest years, children are bombarded by destructive, false messages about the nature of sexual intimacy. As parents, we are to be the primary sex educators of our kids. First messages are the most powerful; why wait until your child hears the wrong thing and then try to correct the misunderstanding? It’s never too early to begin giving your child a practical understanding of his or her unique, beautiful body and why God designed it to be exactly the way it is. The four-book “God’s Design for Sex” series helps parents discuss God’s design for sex with their children with age-appropriate language and illustrations. Each book is designed to be read for specific age groups beginning with age 3 and continuing into the teenage years.

Living Hope

 

Living Hope’s mission is to proclaim God’s truth as they journey with those who are seeking sexual and relationship wholeness. They provide free in-person support groups, one-on-one pastoral counseling and mentoring, online support forums, and education and training for the church and community.

Christian Book Distributors

 

A great place to find Christian materials and homeschool curriculum.

Dave Ramsey-Financial Peace University

 

Whether you’re burdened by debt or debt free, Dave Ramsey has great financial advice for everyone! We went through Financial Peace University with our church and have learned so much. We highly recommend everyone check out Dave Ramsey and Financial Peace University!

 

Covenant Eyes

 

Covenant Eyes is a great filter that works well on mobile devices too! The administrator can set restrictions on specific websites, set filter levels for multiple users, plus each user can choose to send their report to an accountability partner. This filter works great for families!

 

FamilyLife

 

Based out of Little Rock, Arkansas, FamilyLife has several resources to strengthen marriages and families. From radio programs and “Weekend To Remember” getaways, to the “Love Like You Mean It” marriage cruise, and the “Art of Marriage” small group studies, popular books and resources like, “Passport2Purity” and “Stepping Up,” FamilyLife has a multitude of encouraging resources!

 

Cross Church School of Ministry

 

This is the one-year residency program that Derick did (2017-2018). Cross Church School of Ministry students raise their support for the year, then are provided with practical ministry experience in their selected track (e.g. missions, music ministry, etc.), as well as undergraduate or seminary credit!

 

Focus on the Family

 

Focus on the Family is a global Christian ministry dedicated to helping families thrive. They provide help and resources for couples to build healthy marriages that reflect God’s design, and for parents to raise their children according to morals and values grounded in biblical principles.

 

SWAN

 

As musicians ourselves, we are so encouraged by the work our brother-in-law (Jeremy’s) mother does with the organization she started. SWAN’s mission is to provide life-changing intervention for children whose parent(s) have a history of incarceration by mentoring them through the disciplines of music lessons and performance.

 

90.9 KLRC

 

KLRC is one of our favorite local Christian radio stations. Check out this station online or from their mobile app too where you can stream positive music into your work day!

 

S.O.S. Ministries

We are a faith-based ministry. That means 100% of the funds we need to live and work on are donated by fellowships, businesses and people who believe as we do. We are trusting God to provide for our needs. Therefore, we seek to be a blessing and a challenge in regards to missions whenever possible and trust that God will touch the hearts of those whom should be involved financially in the work. We will trust that you, in fellowship with God, can determine if it is His will for you to support us.

Blessed Hope Nepal – The Two Thirteen Shop

Blessed Hope Nepal is owned and operated by local Himalayan women. It is the first business run solely by women in their people group. In a country where trafficking is rampent, all jobs created and given to women can help decrease those numbers. Through jewelry making, Blessed Hope Nepal seeks to provide good, wholesome, creative work, skills development training and true lasting hope to the women of the Himalayas.  

Cross Church

Cross Church is our family’s home church. There are four locations that meet across Northwest Arkansas and Southwest Missouri every weekend, with 11 amazing worship experiences to choose from. No matter which Cross Church location you choose to attend, you’ll hear a God-inspired message from the Bible. You can also watch the services from anywhere their online livestream every sunday morning!

International Mission Board

IMB’s mission is to make disciples of all peoples in fulfillment of the Great Commission found in Matthew 28:18-20. More than 6,000 people groups – 1.7 billion people – still live with little or no access to the Gospel. IMB is an entity of the Southern Baptist Convention, the nation’s largest evangelical denomination, claiming more than 40,000 churches with nearly 16 million members.

Mercy in Action

Mercy in Action is a faith-based non-profit organization founded by the Penwell family over a quarter century ago dedicated to mercy ministry among the poor around the world. Mercy In Action exists to bring hope and healing to the poorest of the poor, wherever they are found, by serving with practical acts of compassion, as did the Samaritan in the story told by Jesus of what it means to “Love God and love your neighbor”. Our focus has been on Maternal and Newborn Health, and Primary Health Care for Children under Five, because these populations are the most vulnerable and most likely to die in the poorer areas of our world. Because of our focus, we are involved in Midwifery education and Primary Health Care training.

Gospel for Asia

Gospel for Asia’s mission is to share the Good News of Jesus with those who have never heard his name. We train and send national missionaries to reach out into areas where the Good News of Jesus Christ has not yet been heard. For over 30 years, Gospel for Asia continues to bring aid and hope to some of the most downtrodden people in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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