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Introducing Nathaniel Franklin…

So for those who have been following our pregnancy via the blog, my apologies for not getting something online sooner than this. Nathaniel Franklin Ridenhour was born to two very exhausted, thankful parents on October 20, 2010 at 10:42 a.m.

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Reflections on Home and Week 34

Monday was a significant day. Monday marked the 112th day of bedrest for Jen in our first pregnancy. Monday marked the 70th day of hospitalization for Jen. Monday signaled the beginning of Week 34 in the pregnancy; a miracle upon

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A Guest Post from Jen: Thoughts on Week 33

(Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post from my sweet wife, Jen. I continue to be encouraged and amazed by this woman, and hope that you will find this piece informative, encouraging, and uplifting. She will be able to

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Some thoughts on “Why”, and Week 32.

I am so grateful for the faithful prayers of God’s people. Miraculously, we have gotten to week 32 (the mere utterance sends chills down my spine as I think about the fact that NO ONE thought we would be here).

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Decrying a “god-of-the-gaps” theory of creation

As religious leaders (rightly) hit back at Professor Stephen Hawking for insinuating that there is no intelligent design behind the universe, I found this quote by Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks to be one of the simplest, most coherent arguments for

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