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On October 9, 2018, Posted by , In Christian living, Tamara's Blog, By , , With No Comments

Billie Georgia Conference—October 19-20, 2018 For Men, Women, and Teenagers Friday 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm and Saturday 8:30 am – 1:00 pm speaker — Ken Myers Author of All God’s Children and Blue Suede Shoes and the host and producer of Mars Hill Audio Journal “The Risks of Repudiating…

Fall Conference with Ken Myers

On July 1, 2018, Posted by , In seminar, Tamara's Blog, With No Comments

      Billie Georgia Conference for OPC Women and Friends presents A Conversation on Christianity and Culture Please join us for a time of meaningful conversation and rich fellowship as we discuss the present cultural challenges that Christians face as well as a biblical response to those challenges. “The conventional…

Male and Female

On January 15, 2018, Posted by , In seminar, Tamara's Blog, women, With No Comments

We live in a disordered, obsessive culture that values being true to self and finding significant worth in “whatever floats your boat.” Nowhere is this more evident than in the fluidity of sexuality and the choice to express that sexuality in whatever form or with whomever one pleases. Prior to…

2018 Women’s Conference

On January 15, 2018, Posted by , In Christian living, seminar, Tamara's Blog, By , , With 2 Comments

Conference for OPC Women and Friends presents “Male and Female: the Beauty of God’s Design”, March 9-10, 2018, Oakland Hills Community Church in Farmington Hills, bg.conference4women@gmail.com

Light of Light

On December 5, 2017, Posted by , In Christmas, counseling philosophy, George's Blog, By , , With No Comments

“The people dwelling in darkness have seen a great light, and for those dwelling in the region and shadow of death, on them a light has dawned.” -Matthew 4:16 At the beginning of his ministry Jesus echoed these words prophesied by Isaiah 700 years earlier.  In them Jesus proclaimed the…

Just a Piece of Paper?

On July 5, 2017, Posted by , In marriage,quotes, With No Comments

“Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance, however passionate.”                    -W. H. Auden

We Need a Shepherd

On December 3, 2016, Posted by , In Christmas, By , With No Comments

There seems to be no lack of opinion among our fellow citizens as to what is the best way forward for our society if the recent presidential campaign is any indication. Most of us are exhausted from the back and forth that took place for many months leading up to…

People Are Not Machines

On September 7, 2016, Posted by , In George's Blog, quotes, With No Comments

“In desperate times we are tempted to go for the quick answer and the efficient solution.  But the quick answer is almost always the oversimplified answer, leaving out all the complexities of actual truth; the efficient solution is almost always the depersonalized solution, for persons take a lot of time…

Women’s Conference

On August 26, 2016, Posted by , In seminar, women, By , With No Comments

“Grace must wound before it can heal.”   –Flannery O’Connor   I will be speaking at the Providence Women’s First Annual Fall Conference at Oakland Hills Community Church in Farmington Hills on November 4th and 5th. The topic discussed this year will be “Living in the Face of Suffering.”  …

Parenting

On August 9, 2016, Posted by , In parenting, By , With No Comments

We live in a world in which popular culture enjoys many avenues for influencing our children. Television, movies, and the internet not only entertain but also convey a constant array of messages as to what the world considers normal and desirable. Cell phones and social media fuel a network of…