Faith-Filled Moms: Being Steadfast in the Storm – An Adoption Story by Faith Evans

“I’m sorry Tom, but you are sterile and will likely never bear children.” I looked at my husband, devastated. After over three years of trying to conceive, thirty-six months of praying and hoping for a baby, the doctor’s words were like a punch in the gut. I barely listened as he proceeded to share other options … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: Being Steadfast in the Storm – An Adoption Story by Faith Evans

Faith-Filled Moms: As God’s Word Changes Hearts – An Adoption Story by Allison Bell

Late one night in 2015 while working for a crisis response organization, I was assigned to an emergency home dispatch. As a Mobile Response team member, I was routinely assigned to investigate behavioral or mental health issues. Soon after my arrival, the two children I was checking on fell asleep, and the mother poured out … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: As God’s Word Changes Hearts – An Adoption Story by Allison Bell

Faith-Filled Moms: When the Road is Difficult – An Adoption Story by Brenda Woodard

I always wanted children, but it took me a long time to become a mother. After battling infertility and failed artificial insemination attempts, I finally had Danielle when I was thirty-seven. As a single mom working two jobs, my mother helped me care for her. But the desire to have more children never left me, … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: When the Road is Difficult – An Adoption Story by Brenda Woodard

Faith-Filled Moms: Trading My Scars for God’s Splendor – An Adoption Story by Rebecca Robinson

After a few days of a really sore neck, I woke up with a painful throat. Nineteen hours later I couldn’t even walk, and there were purple spots in my eyes from broken blood vessels. My husband rushed me to my doctor a few minutes away from our home, but they couldn’t locate my blood … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: Trading My Scars for God’s Splendor – An Adoption Story by Rebecca Robinson

Faith-Filled Moms: Unshakeable Faith During My Cancer Fight – by Tina May

I was pumping breastmilk for my seven-month-old daughter Taylor when I first felt a lump in my breast. I was at her daycare pumping the milk to leave for the next day. I didn’t think much about the lump as I thought it was a clogged milk duct, so I massaged the lump as I … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: Unshakeable Faith During My Cancer Fight – by Tina May

Faith-Filled Moms: God’s Provision and Protection During My Cancer Fight – by Jewel Taylor

As I stood in front of the door of our new living quarters, I had Jamison on my hip, while holding Julian’s hand. Taking a deep breath and then blowing out the heaviness from my sorrow, I opened the door to my new life. In 2009, I unexpectedly had to move from Florida to the … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: God’s Provision and Protection During My Cancer Fight – by Jewel Taylor

A Different Look at Death

I’m interrupting our regularly scheduled series of Faith-Filled Moms because my friend Shari passed away from cancer less than twenty-four hours after my first guest blog about Faith-Filled Moms and Fighting Cancer was posted.  My friend had valiantly fought her sickness for years. She believed God was going to heal her. And so did I. We … Continue reading A Different Look at Death

Faith-Filled Moms: Receiving God’s Help During My Cancer Fight – by Libby Barnish

I moved with my family from North to South Jersey in 2006 to start Crossbridge Community Church. For the first year or so, we held Bible Study in our home, allowing us to fellowship with the members, meet new people in the community, and tell them about the love of Jesus. I loved being a … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: Receiving God’s Help During My Cancer Fight – by Libby Barnish

Faith-Filled Moms: Rediscovering God During My Cancer Fight – by Markisha Greene

When I first heard the oncologist say “Markisha, you have cancer” I went numb and escaped someplace else in my head.  “We can start your treatment today.” Still not quite there, I responded, “No, Monday is better for me.  I have the day off.” It was the week before the MLK holiday in 2013. His … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms: Rediscovering God During My Cancer Fight – by Markisha Greene

Faith-Filled Moms – An Autism Story by Jeanine Robbins: Finding Purpose in the Pain

I wish I could go back in time to warn my twenty-five-year-old self to get ready for the ride of her life. My autism journey started with infertility and unsuccessful IVF. I mistakenly believed it was my fault that I could no longer have children and that I was being punished for my sins and … Continue reading Faith-Filled Moms – An Autism Story by Jeanine Robbins: Finding Purpose in the Pain