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Here’s to Then

Here’s to Then

Kelsey and I will celebrate our 26th wedding anniversary in a few months.  That’s a long time by any measure, with the exception being that of the life span of a Galapagos tortoise, but even then….it’s a chunk. In that time, we’ve had a few…

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We Are Practitioners

We Are Practitioners

We have been part of the pro life movement in an intentional way since 2005. Early on, we participated in the regular ways.   We prayed, we marched, and we made our voice heard. All of those methods are valid and they make a difference…

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Cinnamon Rolls for Adoption

Cinnamon Rolls for Adoption

Listen to the experienced voice of Lou Engle and his boys, who have first hand experience with these cinnamon rolls. Here’s how it works. You make a donation to our adoption fund and we will say thank you with one dozen of Kelsey’s unfathomably good…

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Scout finds his way home.

Scout finds his way home.

The wheels of justice turn slowly, but they do turn, friends.   February 3, the birth mother of our two sets of twins, Anna, Mercy, Creed and Cadence, gave birth to a little boy.  Due to difficulties most would struggle to comprehend, she was unable…

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Sneak a Peak…

Sneak a Peak…

It’s dark in the house tonight, and I’m pecking away at this keyboard, watching messages fly back and forth between a team that is building the future of the adoption movement. When we adopted eight years ago, we had no clue.  We didn’t know much except…

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Our Adoption News – The Gears Are Turning!

Those that have been following along with us for a while know that we have nine children – five of them adopted.  Of the five that were adopted, four of them are made up of two sets of twins from the same birth mother.  We…

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Have an abortion and a comfy robe.

Have an abortion and a comfy robe.

Today, I did a walk through of the new offices.   These offices will host Zoe’s House Adoptions.   Part of our team assembled and imagined who would use which office, where the files would be kept, and most of all, where we’d put the coffee bar. We…

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My Together Called recap…

My Together Called recap…

I got home this evening from Together Called 2015, a conference sponsored by The Sparrow Fund, serving adoptive couples.  100+ couples gathered at a ski lodge in Pennsylvania and although it sounds weird for me to say because I was the speaker for the main…

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The Sacred and Mundane

The Sacred and Mundane

A snippet of what I’ll be sharing at this weekend’s conference for adoptive families in Pennsylvania… French Sociologist Emile Durkheim concocted the idea of the sacred/profane dichotomy.  In his thoughts, everything fell into one category or the other, meaning there were a lot of things…

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Headed to PA

Headed to PA

In a few days I’ll be speaking at the Sparrow Fund‘s Together Called conference. I have spoken in a diverse lot of spaces and situations.  Big crowds.  Small crowds.  Smaller crowds.  Groups of believers and groups of unbelievers and groups of believers who hid it well….

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