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How to Prepare Your Children for Adoption

I’ll never forget the day those big brown eyes stared at me. Those tiny fingers and toes that fit perfectly on his three pound yellow body that was swaddled in…

Global Giving

Every year our parents ask for Christmas lists for our family.  And every year I struggle to come up with enough ideas.  I also dread the crowds fighting over the…

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…

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…

Boys: Toddler to Teen Relationship Building

For the last 32 hours my home has been filled with a dozen 15 – 16 year old boys enjoying a bevy of guy like activities! Random fun, lots of…

How the Penn State Scandal Can Offer an Opportunity to Protect Our Children

Sometimes evil exposed gives us pause to embrace fear for our children. But we cannot. In the past 11 days, my little community of State College has been turned on…

Affirmation from a Teenager…

When you are searching for affirmation … try someone – like God – instead of your teenage son! This past weekend I had a wonderful opportunity to speak at a…

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…

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