Time and again God’s plan for our families does not unfold as we would like it to. But this is nothing new. Whether with Jacob and Esau or Mary, the mother of Jesus, God has been stretching, re-working and even redefining families since the beginning. This talk follows up on God’s plan to create families by exploring his redemptive purposes in upending our expectations for what families should be. We’ll focus on how to grab hold of the good things God holds out to us in our surprising, and often uncomfortable, experiences of family.
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