Episode 1: Your New Family (Ephesians 1)
Deidre Franklin • 01-Jan-2023
It is said that the word home is one of the most powerful, evocative words in any language. What comes to mind when you first think of home? Do you feel warm, or cold? Do you think live, laugh, love, or lie, hide, shame? For most of us, it's a blend of all of it. What would home be like if God were the father who's love is perfect, and who is able to help us become the best version of ourselves? That's the Dream Home, and we have been invited into the family.
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