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BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (BP) -- The enemy meant to destroy them, but today they're intent on destroying the enemy.
In 2013, Francine Perry, a member of First Baptist Church in Bartlesville, Okla., started a Bible study, named Come Grow with Me, with 25 women who met in a home for several years. Today, that study has grown to nearly 140 women from area churches who meet weekly in First Baptist's worship center.
It was during the growth of the Bible study that Francine and Paul Perry and their daughter Laura were going through the trial of their lives -- dealing with issues of Laura's sexual identity. Read More