randybohlender.com

The Future is Here

The Future is Here

I’ve traveled more than usual in the past few weeks. I’ve seen Kentucky, California, and Texas and Ohio twice. With only one exception, I’ve been talking about the same thing. Adoption Oddly, it had been a while since I’d spoken about adoption. We live it…

Continue reading →

Win a Kindle Fire HD for Adoption!

Win a Kindle Fire HD for Adoption!

We’re reviving the big Christmas raffle for The Zoe Foundation! Here’s your chance to win a Kindle Fire HD with proceeds to be split between the Zoe Foundation grant fund AND the Wood family adoption. You need this gizmo!  It does stuff!   Winner to…

Continue reading →

Options Open

Options Open

In the beginning, adoptive families know exactly what they want. They may not articulate it – even to themselves – but they have a mental picture of their adoptive child.  They have an idea. The baby may be the same race as they are, or it…

Continue reading →

Let’s Support Adoption!

Let’s Support Adoption!

Tuesday night, December 16th Chick Fil A Stateline Road With a week to go until Christmas, you’re going to be racing around trying to get your last minute stocking stuffers… So you might as well come stuff your face too!   It’s going to be…

Continue reading →

Sitting Around the Fire

Sitting Around the Fire

Like the tribes of old, we sat around the fire Tuesday night in Pasadena and recounted stories of battles gone by. OK, it was a euphemistic fire. To be very frank it was Alaskan Salmon augmented by Connal’s zucchini fries, but the tribal feel was definitely in effect,…

Continue reading →

Experimental Shift

Experimental Shift

Heads up, everyone! Sunday’s experiment is being nudged to January The last two months’ experimental services have been a blast for us – we hope you’ve gotten a lot out of them as well.  We’ve been pleasantly surprised at the number of attendees – including…

Continue reading →

Not One Wasted

Not One Wasted

My mornings start with coffee, earbuds and YouVersion’s Bible app.  I hide myself away somewhere – not easy in our house – and find God before I find myself knee deep in cereal and backpacks or worries about other things. Same Stuff Those are sweet…

Continue reading →

Listen Up

Listen Up

I’m convinced that one of the highest uses of the internet is the podcast.  While most of us prefer to read on the screen, there is something magical about the human voice.  The tiniest inflection can convey more than pages of print ever will.  It’s…

Continue reading →

Mothers, Fathers, prophesy…

Mothers, Fathers, prophesy…

I ran across a sad statistic today.   Since Roe v Wade made legal abortion available in the US, adoption rates of infants have dropped. Some say “of course they have – fewer babies are available for adoption, so the numbers go down….”, but I’m not…

Continue reading →

A Sprint to the Finish

A Sprint to the Finish

The four people on earth who still use paper calendars had a big day today.  They got to turn the page to December 1. The Thanksgiving weekend is behind us and we’re looking at four weeks crammed with Christmas parties, school programs, church events, Buy One…

Continue reading →

Page 1 of 60 1 2 3 4 5 ... Last →