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A Story of Restoration: My African Violet

“…All that was left was a stick in a pot.” She was a homeless single mom with no car, no job and a dying African violet that seemed to mirror her life struggles. Today, she gives back as she leads a Bethel Bible Village program for families and single parents experiencing a temporary housing crisis.

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9 Bible Verses To Equip Your Kids for School

Each new school year brings exciting opportunities and new challenges for our kids and grandkids. Whether you have a first grader afraid of math or a teenager navigating the complex world of social media, having the Word of God at hand is a great way to be prepared. Here are 9 helpful verses to share…

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A Hunger for Knowledge and Thirst for Wisdom

Here at McCallie Cottage, every day presents an opportunity to nourish our boys’ minds, bodies, and souls.  They have an endless thirst for knowledge that fuels their curiosity, so conversation at the dinner table is never dull. Our boys are naturally curious about the different social constructs that exist in our society, the religious beliefs…

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The Way To a Boy’s Heart (and Soul)

Photo: Marc and Tessa Cadet and their daughters. The Cadets are House Parents in Bethel’s McCallie Cottage for boys.   “Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”   1 Corinthians 10:31   When Marc Cadet was growing up in Haiti, he loved spending time in the…

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Christopher’s Story: The Table Love Built

His home had no kitchen table. It was something 16-year-old Christopher never really thought about until he came to stay at Bethel during a rough patch in life and a broken relationship with his family. Christopher told his House Parents, Stacey and Scott Ruggles, that one of the things he liked best about Bethel was…

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Father’s Day Tips from Bethel Dads

Fatherhood is a noble calling, whether you are a biological father, an adoptive or step father, or just play a fatherly role in a child’s life. How can you make a meaningful difference? Our campus experts share their wisdom and tips. Find the Right Balance Bethel House Parent Billy Ward Always be firm but loving….

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Marc Cadet
A Purposeful Approach to Building Character

My wife Tessa and I are constantly looking for diverse ways to teach the boys in our Bethel cottage about how to interact with one another. Our goal is for them to interact amongst themselves with the utmost respect, attentiveness, and consideration whilst enjoying each other’s company. My wife recently came up with the brilliant…

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From Bethel Kid To Baylor Mom

A Journey of Faith, Love and Perseverance Together, they light up a room. Both mother and daughter have a glow about them, engaging smiles and laughter that spills over, binds them together, and covers a multitude of struggles that have brought them to where they are today. Before them stands Baylor School, one of Chattanooga’s…

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#momforthewin: The Social Media Contest

What parent would turn down a brand new “X-Box One” console that’s free of charge from a social media contest? A really good one, we discovered, when Karen stopped by to donate an unopened box to Bethel.   A Contest of Wills Karen’s son, Jacob, is 13 years old. He entered a contest on Twitter to…

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A mom talks to her young daughter
7 Tips for Talking To Kids about Tragic Events

One of the hardest things to discuss with our children is when tragic events happen to other children, especially when those events occur close to home. They may feel sad, frightened or even angered by the news. To help you navigate these difficult conversations, here are some helpful things to keep in mind: 1. When…

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