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Latisha’s Story: A Great Life Began at Bethel

When Latisha was 6 years old, her mom succumbed to a mental illness and lost the ability to care for her. “We had no running water or electricity or food in the house. I only ate when I was at school” Latisha recalled. “I didn’t know other kids didn’t live that way.” It was a…

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Adam’s Story: From Crisis To Country Songwriter

As a boy, Adam Conner was raised by his loving grandparents because his mother was not able to take care of him. “Then, my grandfather passed away when I was 6, leaving just my ‘Ma’am Maw’ to raise me,” Adam recalls. “She did the best she could, but eventually, she had to go to a nursing…

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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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217 Kids and Counting

Floyd and Deborah Richardson have served as House Parents at Bethel for more than 30 years! Over the years, 217 kids have called them parents, and they are still going strong. We caught up with them on their 30th anniversary at Bethel for this video. Their story will inspire you!     Editor’s note: The…

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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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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 a tragic event, especially when it is played repeatedly on the news. They may feel sad, frightened or even angered. And they may not know how to express what they are feeling in a conversation. To help you navigate these difficult conversations, here are…

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When Families Reach the End of Their Rope

How do families find hope and help for teen boys who are out of control and headed down a bad path? Finding the help you need.

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What’s “Normal” Behavior? A Checklist for Parents

“Is my teen normal?” It’s a question we often hear from parents. Many parents struggle to understand which behaviors are “typical,” and which ones are cause for concern. While there is no real “normal,” there are some behaviors that are fairly typical and some that are red flags that may signal a need for help….

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Sarah’s story: “I probably wouldn’t have finished school…”

Sarah was just 12 years old when her mom died on Christmas Day. After that, she never wanted to celebrate Christmas. She was mad at God and the world. She had no interest in school and she frequently missed classes. When Sarah became pregnant at age 15, she lost interest in school altogether, and when her…

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