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Edna King


Recently, I was interviewed by Eleni Alexiou on OCN’s website about Family Life Ministry’s book Woven.  I appreciated the chance to discuss why we wrote Woven,  how we hope it will impact girls, and ways Woven can be used by churches and families. You can listen to our interview here:
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Focus on Being a Friend

“A friend loves at all times”  Proverbs 17:17 In today’s society, social media can make it more challenging than ever for us to be a good friend to each other.  How can we focus on caring for our friends? Gossip drives a lot of social media for our teens, sometimes with devastating[…} Read more….

Chastity- a Lovely Virtue

Have you ever thought of chastity as a virtue that gives us greater freedom to love others? Isn’t chastity for repressed, unattractive, joyless old people? The current secular view is that chastity is only about not having sex – which is viewed as unhealthy, and simply too much to ask[…} Read more….

FLM has resources for you!

Aren’t you tired of recreating the wheel when it comes to planning and implementing programs for your church?  Family Life Ministry has created unique programs that your church can easily implement. For example: Start the Conversation videos are perfect for a parent’s workshop. Simply show the free videos and then do[…} Read more….

Joyously Preparing for Christ’s Birth during the Nativity Fast

The ​Nativity ​fast ​will ​begin ​on ​November ​15, ​marking ​a ​time ​for ​us ​to ​prepare ​our ​hearts ​for Christ’s ​birth. ​As ​Orthodox ​families, ​we ​want ​to ​celebrate ​this ​time ​with ​joyous, ​hopeful expectation–​not ​just ​with ​sad ​meals ​of ​cabbage ​soup. ​Here ​are ​some ​ideas ​for ​things ​you​ ​can ​do ​to[…} Read more….