From the Blog
People often ask us, “Did you always want to have a big family?” When we first got married, we thought we would probably have two or three children and be done. However, the sorrow of a heartbreaking miscarriage with our second child caused us to have a heart change. Through this difficult time, we began to read in the Bible that children are a blessing and a gift from God.
We have a special place in our hearts for families—our goal is to encourage husbands and wives to have strong marriages, brothers and sisters to be best friends, and for everyone to find true hope in trusting Jesus Christ!
Are you willling to do “whatever it takes” to succeed in marriage and life?
Paul and Jenny Speed thought they were headed to the mission field after their wedding, where they would change the world for Christ! Instead, fourteen years into their marriage, Paul took a brave step and decided to ... [Read more]
From Michelle’s Blog
We were so thrilled to travel down to Texas recently to celebrate Jackson’s big accomplishment!
Today we celebrate World Prematurity Day!
It was such a treat to get to speak with Jinger and Jeremy as a guest on their podcast!
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