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 […]
This post is by our staff member, Jen Knapp:
Two years ago today, with great anticipation, I boarded a ﬂight for Accra, Ghana. My husband stayed back with our other two daughters. I was ﬁnally going to bring Juliana home! The last six months of our second adoption had not gone at all how we […]