Gil & Kelly Bates

God has blessed us with 19 precious children. We are not a perfect family, as there are no perfect people. We are aware that any successes we have experienced in our family are a result of the culmination of help from many others God has brought in our lives. We’re humbled more often than we’d like to be and we find that we’re often wrong more than we are right. You can visit the Bates' website at http://thebatesfamily.com/

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Gil & Kelly Bates
Listen and be encouraged as Gil Bates shares story after story of how God provided for him and his family because of their...
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Self-government is the measure of a man. Irritations and mistakes are sure to arise in every home but whether they are allowed to threaten...
Gil & Kelly Bates
Wait a minute! When and where does a strong, loving marriage relationship actually begin? As a single young person, what if you could avoid...
Gil & Kelly Bates
Gil Bates owns and runs a small company while his wife cares for the home.  With a large family and a significant amount of public...
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Finances, Future, Family. In these three areas we all find practical tests of our faith. In the face of hardship when our commitments are...
Gil & Kelly Bates
What two choices will have the biggest impact on your life? The first is the decision you make in response to the Gospel. But the second is...
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Scripture tells of two kings with outstanding character, but the contrast in their motives eventually brought very different results. One...
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One of the hardest things in parenting is learning to let go. For those who have grown children, or even those that are just beginning a...
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Often told as a cautionary tale of the consequences of broken faith, the ancient story of Samson holds many timeless principles that are...
Gil & Kelly Bates
What do we do when life and God don't seem to make sense? The prophet Elijah certainly encountered this tumultuous question at several...

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