Memphis Family Connection Center

In an ideal world, no child would need to be fostered or adopted, but our world is fallen, far from ideal. Every adoption starts with a tragedy and some degree of trauma. But a family is forged out of that fallen place.

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Josh Malahy
The Banker Family

Our foster story started almost two years ago. After we had our son, Benaiah, we felt the Lord put a desire of fostering to adopt on our hearts.

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The Murray Family

A superhero, or maybe it was Simba in The Lion King, once said, “I laugh in the face of danger.” To that, I say you have never met Child Protective Services.

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Children & The Gospel

One of my greatest joys is talking to a child about the Gospel. It never gets old hearing a child, sometimes in the simplest of terms, express their recognition of their need of a Savior.

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Singing a New Song

This last weekend, nine people from the worship teams of Living Hope Piperton and Vollintine-Evergreen traveled to Querétaro, Mexico to conduct a worship conference with our church plant partners there.

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The Dream that Will Inspire Us

Our family has lived in East Memphis for 6 years, and in our current house off Walnut Grove, near Richland Elementary, for 4 years. Feeling compelled to live in a particular neighborhood, near Brienne’s work and walking distance to the school where our girls will attend, God blessed us with a home. Over the subsequent years, we have developed a love for our neighbors and our community.

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The Common's 1st Anniversary

We are grateful! God has exceeded all of our expectations and goals in our first year as a church. From Brunch & Bible, to the coffee shop on Echols Street, to the heart of Orange Mound.

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LHVE's 5 Year Anniversary

Living Hope Vollintine Evergreen, the first church plant of LH, turned 5 last Sunday. The sanctuary was filled with people praising God for all that he has done through LH Piperton and LHVE.

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Going Deeper

The Women’s ministry of LH has a vision to see the women in our church excited, knowledgeable and changed by the Word; to go Deeper. Our families, our community, and our world desperately need Godly and spirit filled women who are grounded in the Bible, and who will make a difference.

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Kenya Trip: Things I Did Not Expect

A team from Living Hope returned from a trip to Kenya last week.  LH people have been traveling to Kenya annually since the earliest day of our church.  We work with an orphanage started by church members Alan and Pam May.

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