Foster & Adopt

The List…

This wasn’t the way it was supposed to go. It was supposed to go something like this: High school sweethearts get married. Work hard, buy a cute house. Have one girl and one…

The Adoption Ideal

Idealize (Def:  to attribute ideal characteristics to) Ideal (Def: existing as a mental image or in fancy or imagination only) Christmas, Birthdays, Vacations and other special events are prime targets…

Look Alikes

When God called us to adopt, we had one week to prepare our home for a new little baby.  We didn’t know much about the birth mom, her care for…

Adoption – God’s Got It

About 8 years ago, the adoption discussion began in our home.  We collected information, went to information meetings and gathered information from people about their adoption experiences – information overload.  …

How to Help an Adoptive Family

A month after welcoming our toddler son home, I sobbed to my Bible Study sisters, “We prayed for this for the past year.  Remember?  We really wanted this adoption to…

Leaving Blissful

Until very recently, I lived in a place called Blissful. Just as the name would imply, it was a terrific place to grow up. So nice in fact, that you…

Is the Orphan My Neighbor?

Editor’s Note: We are so thankful to share with you the following guest post by Russell Moore, a husband, father, pastor, and author of the book Adopted for Life. He also serves…

When God Moves a Church

Camille Wheelock, a wife, mother, and speech pathologist, has seen God move first-hand in her church. Burdened with a desire to serve orphans in other ways besides adoption, Camille’s church…

Do You Have a Desire to Adopt?

There were many logical reasons for my husband and I not to think seriously about adoption. We had three kids…shouldn’t we be thankful for them? We had a teeny-tiny savings…

Bonding Over a Bucket

“Ok, Lord, this is NOT helping with our bonding!”  I was screaming the words to God in my heart as I tried to murmur reassuring words to my retching son,…

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