The Barbara Rainey Podcast: Sexual Intimacy

By Barbara Rainey | October 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

Two become one. This is a phrase we use and talk about often, but I’ve found it’s also a hard phrase to fully understand. It feels like “two becoming one” in marriage should happen immediately after the wedding and when it doesn’t, we become frustrated. That leads me to today’s episode of my podcast…Sex. This […]

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The Holy Spirit Is My Friend: He Is Always With Me

By Barbara Rainey | June 27, 2022 | 1 Comment

Today’s blog post is an excerpt from my new ebook, Who Is the Holy Spirit: How You Can Hear From Him. In this ebook I talk about the Spirit’s role as our Friend, Helper, Purifier, Teacher, and Guide. Be sure to download the entire ebook! For many summers, Dennis and I attended annual training events […]

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Motherhood Is a Ministry

By Barbara Rainey | June 13, 2022 | 7 Comments

Note from Barbara: Last month The Joyful Life magazine ran an interview with me and I was able to talk about a number of topics relevant to young wives and moms. The following is an excerpt from that interview; you can read the entire interview here. What is one thing younger mothers struggle with today […]

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The Covenant of First and Second Mothers in Adoption

By Barbara Rainey | May 6, 2022 | 1 Comment

Note from Barbara: Jodi and I have walked parallel tracks. We’ve both given years to serving and growing Christian Alliance for Orphans, cafo.org, and we’ve both come close to birth mothers and been profoundly changed by the experience. While tomorrow’s National Birth Mother’s Day will get no press or sudden spikes on social media we can be […]

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The Gift of Listening

By Renee Swope | January 25, 2022 | 2 Comments

With so many things competing for our time and attention, how many of us moms are struggling with really listening to our kids? Our guest writer today, Renee Swope, gives us some great insight into this common issue and helps us understand the importance of this gift. We hope you’ll enjoy hearing her wisdom. I […]

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