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Elizabeth Oates

Elizabeth Oates is an author, blogger, and speaker whose family tree was plagued with generations of divorce, dysfunction, and brokenness. Today she advocates for healthy marriages and families and also encourages women to find their identity in Christ and purpose in the mundane. Elizabeth earned her B.A. from Baylor University and her M.A. in Marriage and Family Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary. She is currently working on her doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy from Liberty University. She lives in Waco, Texas, with her husband, Brandon, and their five children, including three biological and two they adopted through foster care. You can read more from Elizabeth at www.elizabethoates.com.

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Elizabeth Oates


How the church can love those dealing with abuse, addiction, abandonment, divorce, and dysfunction

Most people look at me and see a cliché soccer mom from the suburbs...

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foster care

Why we adopted through foster care

Ordinary people answering God’s call

Many people ask why my husband and I decided to adopt through foster care....

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Why we should learn to grieve our losses

3 things to remember during painful times

We have all lost something due to the worldwide pandemic: our health, our sense...

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