“I feel like we have babies all over the world. We just need to figure out where they are.” That’s exactly what my beautiful wife said today during lunch. Two things come to mind: First – We’ll need a bigger house! Second – Thank you, God, for such a selfless woman to do life with. Look, we are not wealthy, we have no superpowers and … Continue reading We Have Children All Over The World
I’m not an adoption expert by any means. I’m just a man who loves Jesus. I’m married to a woman who loves Jesus. Both of us have been deeply affected by God and His Fatherly heart for the orphan. For us, that specifically meant pursuing a domestic adoption, a process that is just now coming to a close after a year of paperwork, lawyers, background … Continue reading Three Adoption Misconceptions
On October 20th we brought a three and a half year old girl into our family to be our daughter. The adoption of this sweet little one is more than the fulfillment of a dream. It’s a calling. To be more precise, it’s our calling. It’s something birthed out of conviction and love. God has placed this in our hearts. God’s word made the Father’s … Continue reading Adoption is Commitment to Never Leave and Always Love No Matter What
I’ve never seen an orphanage in real life. I picture what they must be like and a mix of emotion floods my heart. On one hand I’m grateful that there are such places in the world. To think about where those millions of children would be otherwise is horrifying to me. The four walls, at the very least, are protecting precious life from the … Continue reading Do You See The Fatherless; Or Are You Not Looking?
Stories of adoption wrench the emotions of the human heart. But what about spiritual adoption? There is a disconnect for many Christians between the earthly orphan being brought into a new family and the spiritual orphan being brought into God’s family. Let me share a few things to help close that gap and tune your heart to something that every believer in Christ should feel … Continue reading Closing the Gap on Earthly and Spiritual Adoption