Jennie Chancey | April 17, 2013
A must-read: The family has disintegrated in the 21st century. This is the inescapable conclusion of many of today’s social indicators. With 41% of children born into homes without fathers, half of marriages ending in divorce, and the shack-up rate seven times what it was in 1970, the nuclear family now makes up less than half of American [...]
Jennie Chancey | November 3, 2012
From The Morning Center’s blog: It’s amazing the difference one person can make. Let me back up. The Morning Center just won a $50,000 grant from Cultivate Wines. This particular grant is won by gathering a tribe to vote daily at the Cultivate Wines website. Every person over 21 can vote once per day, and the [...]
Jennie Chancey | October 28, 2012
UPDATED 10/31/2012: Please vote today! From Kim Coghlan over at Life in a Shoe: Most pro-life people don’t often have an opportunity to put real legs to their pro-life commitments just by sitting at the computer, but for the next few days you can do something with Facebook and with your computer that is a [...]
Mrs. Wayne Hunter | May 6, 2012
“What’s wrong with women nowadays?” is a question that many other women may ask after seeing grown women who are angry, cruel, and seemingly unable to be very good wives and mothers. Maybe these women argue with their own children like children themselves; maybe these women are hollering at their husbands or boyfriends; maybe these [...]
Jennie Chancey | December 7, 2011
Michelle Duggar has a great post up over at Parentables: There are a lot of reasons why serving the community is important to me, but one of them has to do with my father. His father died when he was 4 years old and my father’s mother had four babies all under the age of [...]
Jennie Chancey | November 8, 2011
Jon Erwin (co-director of October Baby) talks about Amendment 26 in Mississippi and the vote happening there on 11/08/11. This video also includes an exclusive look at a scene from the movie “October Baby” in Limited theaters now across MS/AL.
Mrs. Wayne Hunter | August 16, 2011
There is a movement in America called Parental Rights (http://www.parentalrights.org) that seeks to add an amendment to our nation’s Constitution that explicitly protects the right of parents to direct the upbringing of their children. The purpose of this article isn’t to argue points for this amendment, but to examine what rights parents have – all parents [...]
Jennie Chancey | July 30, 2011
I’ve just gotten the photos from our friend in Alabama who helped pull off this huge surprise for the Crawford and Lee ladies–the families who lost everything in the tornadoes that tore through Alabama in April. Once again, a huge, huge thank-you to everyone who sent physical donations. Such an abundance of sewing notions, fabrics, [...]
Jennie Chancey | July 18, 2011
I got a few quickie photos taken by a friend back in Alabama and hope to post a full report with more pictures soon, but I wanted to get this up now so you could see a preview of the thrilling day!
Jennie Chancey | July 4, 2011
Encouraging news from Russia: Participants from 65 countries at the Moscow demographic summit have reaffirmed the natural family as “the basic unit of society and the fundamental social value, that is a necessary prerequisite for the very existence of world civilizations and the whole humankind.” A final declaration of the two-day gathering states: The Natural [...]
Jennie Chancey | May 31, 2011
The fund-raiser for the Lee and Crawford ladies to replace all their lost sewing supplies after the tornado was a run-away success, as you can see in the Chip-In box below. Many, many thanks to all of you who donated both funds and physical items like patterns, fabrics, and notions. Single mama Diane Shiffer is [...]
Jennie Chancey | May 16, 2011
The phone company provided internet service for us today, and I wanted to post a quick update. I haven’t had time or access in recent days, but I have a few minutes to post before doing the next thing! Read all the prayer requests and praises HERE.
Jennie Chancey | May 10, 2011
[Note: This post will remain "topped" until the 31st. Look for new articles below this one. Thanks!] If you’ve been following LAF’s posts for the past ten days, you know all about the devastating losses experienced due to the tornadoes in Alabama and other states. LAF writer Kelly Crawford and her family lost their home, [...]
Jennie Chancey | May 1, 2011
Far across the ocean in East Africa and without Internet for a week, I got the news about the terrible tragedies in Alabama second-hand. My husband had gone out to send some email Thursday at a local cafe’ and called me with the news he’d just received. I gathered our children around to tell them [...]
Stacy McDonald | April 30, 2011
The stories of heartbreak and loss from the devastating storms in Alabama continue to pour in. Our church has many friends in one of the hardest hit areas outside of Birmingham. A number of the families in that community have lost all their possessions – even their businesses. Some have also lost loved ones.