The One Reason Why You Can’t Ignore The Orphan

The One Reason Why You Can’t Ignore The Orphan

I managed to do it for almost 40 years. You might be doing it right now, and yet you don’t even realize it. Some of you know you’re doing it, you’re ok with the fact you’re doing it, and have no plans to change the fact you’re doing it. What is it? You are ignoring the orphan.

The Face of Fostering: Life Around The House

The Face of Fostering: Life Around The House

Have you considered being a foster parent? I’ve heard many questions over this past year about what it’s like to be a foster family. Words don’t do it justice, so I’m posting pictures every couple of weeks to help give it a “face.”

Obedience Eliminates Regret

Obedience Eliminates Regret Ryan has an incredible story that he shares through his blog. I knew I had to have him guest post as soon as I started reading his stuff. Enjoy. – Kevin My wife, Kendra: “I’d really like to talk about us adopting a child some day, or maybe being foster parents.” Me:...

How Adoption Helps Me Understand Grace

How Adoption Helps Me Understand Grace This is a guest post from my friend Jamie Ivey. I met Jaime through her husband Aaron, a worship pastor at The Austin Stone church in Austin, TX. When I heard about her heart for adoption (and the way she lives it out) I had to have her write something for my blog....

The Face of Fostering: Christmas Cards

The Face of Fostering: Christmas Cards What does fostering look like for families?  That is the question my “Face of Fostering” posts seek to answer.  Foster families aren’t allowed to put pictures of the faces of their foster kids online.  So I will continue to get creative with the...

The Face Of Fostering: Ebony And Ivory

The Face Of Fostering: Ebony And Ivory Being a foster family has a huge impact on our day-to-day family life.  Most of what happens around our house can only be shared through words, as foster kids’ faces are not allowed to be put on the internet.  Through posts like this one, we are trying to give a...

The Face Of Fostering: Falling Out

The Face Of Fostering: Falling Out Fostering is an unknown to most. What I mean by that is unless you know someone with foster kids, you are never able to see what it looks like. I’d like to try to do something about that. Unfortunately, foster parents aren’t allowed to post pictures of...

Fostering: The Story Of Rescue

Fostering: The Story Of Rescue Iremember when we first got her.  She smelled like smoke.  She was tired, dirty, and maybe even in a somewhat altered state of mind because of her environment from which she came.  It was just after midnight, and our first foster daughter had arrived. The issue I had...

Give Your Kids A Vision Of Mission

Give Your Kids A Vision Of Mission

Kids can smell hollow religiousity from a mile away. I’m glad they can. Such a shallow picture of relating to God is never what He had in mind. They are aching for so much more. You can show them what it looks like.