What’s in a Name?

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Usually, the name “Eight Oaks” elicits one of two responses: 1. “Like Twelve Oaks in Gone with the Wind?”2. “Huh. Sounds kinda like a golf course.” We prayed and thought about what to call “this” for a long time, although to be honest it wasn’t an agonizing decision. Towards the beginning, someone pulled out a Bible and read Isaiah 61. … Read More

Landon & Kate ((Plus Eight))

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From the earliest days of Eight Oaks, we have wondered “Who will be the house parents for these eight girls?”. At first, Teddy and I thought it was us, but as we discussed and prayed about it with our wise, trusted family and friends it became increasingly clear that it was not our role to fulfill. We have been praying … Read More

Introductions

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In an effort to be honest from the get-go, we should clarify that we have neither time, nor money, nor resources for a full-fledged website. Thus, until a need arises, this little blogger page, in addition to the one created for Facebook, will be our Eight Oaks internet stomping ground. No one person can take particular credit for Eight Oaks–it … Read More