There were two main concerns my husband and I had about adopting a child with Down syndrome. How would it affect us, and how would it affect our other children? As we talked and prayed through our concerns we knew that this is what God was asking of our family and we trusted that […]
I am “for” adoption. I think we established that in my last post. But as I referenced there, I’m only for adoption when adoption is necessary. The last resort. Sometimes.
I’m FOR families. And first families are, well, the FIRST families. I believe that birth mothers are due deference. I believe that wherever possible, they […]
From our FIG Awassa Directors Greg and Charisa Knight:
The beginning: 17 years ago with a momma’s heartcry and a dad’s face to face visit with orphaned children.
The blessing: 2 crazy loved Ethiopian boys who have rocked our world and the HUGE privilege of being able to serve hand in hand with our Ethiopian brother […]
This post is by our Waiting Child Director, Jenni Johnston:
Our home is about to be open to foster children. I keep going back and forth between being super excited and super depressed about the whole thing. I’m so excited to see what God has in store for our family. I’m excited to see the […]
We could spend hours or days (or longer) debating the question of whether everyone is “called” to adopt or whether it is even a call or a command or whether the Church is necessarily failing because everyone hasn’t adopted. Today, we set those questions aside and talk about non-adoption options for supporting orphans, or […]