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  • TFRStaff 5:37 am on 2016-06-24 Permalink | Reply
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    June 2016 Issue of Christian Worker (Strengthening Families) 

    Here’s a link to the latest PDF issue of the Christian Worker.

    Here are the topics that you will find:

    • Why Strong Families are Important (Ben Moseley)
    • A Solid, Spiritual Foundation (Cody Westbrook)
    • How to Create a Distinctly Christian Family (Glenn Colley)
    • Husbands, Be Husbands (Jon McCormack)
    • Wives, Be Wives (Luanne Rogers)
    • Training Our Children (Matthew Gibson)
    • Serve the Lord Together (Michael Bonner)

    Christian Worker is an edification effort of the Southwest church of Christ in Austin, Texas.

    You can subscribe to the email version of the Christian Worker paper by clicking on the publications link on their website and then following the given instructions…or by clicking on the link provided here in The Fellowship Room under the “Friends” category to your right.

    Copyright © 2016 Southwest church of Christ, All rights reserved.

  • J. Randal Matheny 11:21 am on 2014-03-02 Permalink | Reply
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    Christian mother, BCC teacher asks prayers for son at critical moment 

    This is from a Christian mother and Bible-correspondence-course teacher whose addicted son overdosed several weeks ago. Names have been omitted for privacy’ sake, at the request of those who shared it.

    Please send out an emergency prayer request to pray for our son! We found out late last night that police issued a warrant for when he overdosed in October. They told us they can charge anyone who overdoses. They took the needle for testing and said results would be back in 2 to 6 weeks, then if charging him, they would do so.

    We hadn’t heard a thing for almost four months, so we thought they weren’t going to charge him. He has been doing well, going to all of his drug counselor and psychological appointments, working, staying clean and passing all drug tests. He’s been sober for 109 days! And now this! A misdemeanor and felony 5.

    Please pray that he won’t despair and give up and try to overdose or hurt himself again. Help the judge see that it was a relapse and that he is really trying to get it together. Pray that our son will see that he can work this out, no matter what. That even if it takes a long time, it is better than death and that while there is life, there is hope. (More …)

    • James Randal 3:46 am on 2014-03-05 Permalink | Reply

      UPDATE: The police arrived at 4 am and took him away. This was extremely disturbing to all. He has been clean for more than 100 days, was about to start a new job, and has kept all appointments with counselor and parole officer, all of whom have been supportive. Today his parents were going to notify them to try to get letters.

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