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Unplanned Pregnancy – Life as I Knew it was Over

When I realized I was pregnant, I remember feeling an incredible amount of emotions: shame, guilt, fear and worry to name a few. I remember feeling so alone thinking “How could an unplanned pregnancy happen to me?” I was a Christian, a good student, a good daughter, and a good person.

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Protecting Life! Too Precious to Tuck Away

When it comes to protecting human life, the abuse of unborn children gets tucked away. Here is why this Biblical truth issue needs to be “untucked” and kept on the “front page” in our congregations not just once, but consistently for the next three or four years. Constitutional amendments need to be approved by two General Assemblies. Therefore, it needs to be passed this year which is the second session of the 88th General Assembly. Then it will need to be passed in the first session of the 89th general assembly which begins in January 2021. After that it must be approved by a vote of the people.

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6 Ways to Bring God into Your Home

For many, the “want” to bring God into the home is there. Funny enough, even as Christians, it can feel like an awkward thing to do. However, there are ways that you can ease into this that feel very natural.

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Helping your Child find their True Beauty

The world focuses on exterior and surface beauty. The perfect hairstyle, outfit, skin, and particular body type. We see it on social media, the internet, and even walking through the halls of school. This isn’t true beauty.

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8 Signs of a Toxic Relationship

A toxic relationship is a relationship characterized by behaviors on the part of the toxic partner that are emotionally and, not infrequently, physically damaging to their partner.

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Dreading the Holidays because of Social Anxiety?

They are finally here… days of good cheer, Christmas parties, and lots of time with family and friends! But for some people, these days are very difficult. Those who suffer from social anxiety can become very uncomfortable at social gatherings

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Weathering an Adoption Change of Heart

Adoption is an incredibly beautiful thing in so many ways. When an expectant mother chooses life, so many lives are forever and beautifully changed. Nonetheless, the journey of adoption can also be tough. The wait, the worry, the unknown and the unexpected.

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Meet Bethany!

Bethany serves on the Congregational Services team impacting the lives of youth as well as congregation and community members throughout Iowa.

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Meet Sue!

Sue Shields, LMHC, provides mental health and marriage counseling to the Council Bluffs area.

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Your Voice is needed Now more than Ever!

Our legislators (senators and representatives) are paid to represent the interests of ALL the people that are in their area of service. Even if you didn’t vote for them or they don’t share your same views, they are still responsible for listening to and representing you and your views.

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