Articles Tagged 'Adopt'

God's Claim on You!

God's Claim on You!

No matter what anyone else may say about you, you are precious to your Creator!

Max Lucado reminds us that we are precious to God and he has done everything he can to help us see that we are precious to the Creator of the universe.

Made a Difference to That One!

Made a Difference to That One!

Moving beyond starfish to children.

Phil Ware writes about the differences we can make in the lives of those who are younger, especially our children.

Tortured!

Tortured!

Not what any of us wants in our obituary!

Phillip Morrison writes about a serious situation that was brought to light by an obituary -- child abuse -- and Phil Ware offers some helpful suggestions on ways to bring redemption out of the hurt of this world.

I just Want Someone to Love Me Forever

I just Want Someone to Love Me Forever

Isn't this what every child has a right to expect?

Rubel Shelly talks about Davion Navar Henry Only and his search for his mother and a forever family who will love him unconditionally.

Talk Less Hug More

Talk Less Hug More

Why not forget winning arguments and win the heart?

Ron Rose talks about his adopted granddaughter, Halle Grace, a Russian lifeguard and Halle's desire to hug and be hugged.

Talk Less, Hug More

Talk Less, Hug More

What's the universal language?

Ron Rose talks about his adopted grand daughter Halle Grace and how important hugs are to her.

Find the Plot to Your Dots

Find the Plot to Your Dots

Can you tell what God is doing?

Ron Rose shares a very personal story about his daughter and her husband and their grandchildren and an adoption and reminds us of car games when he was a child.

Gratitude that Costs Us Something

Gratitude that Costs Us Something

How can we be thankful without doing something significant?

Patrick Odum talks about gratitude and thankfulness for the grace we have received and all the blessings we have in Christ and in life.

God's Gift of Family Grace

God's Gift of Family Grace

Sometimes the biggest story at church is not one you know!

Phil Ware shares a Mothers' Day story of God's grace and the reunion of a family brought together through adoption.

God Has a Plan for Us

God Has a Plan for Us

Where do you fit into God's plan?

Tom Norvell writes about God's plan for us from Ephesians 1 and reminds us that we are chosen and God has something special for us to do!

What Could Have Been

What Could Have Been

How do you know if you have made the right decision?

Rebecca Dowden shares an emotional look at a decision to not have children.

Horrifying Halloween

Horrifying Halloween

How can it be worse?

Phil Ware writes about children being valued for who they are.

Dad-Dee

Dad-Dee

Where did you get those eyes?

Russ Lawson shares some things from his granddaughter that helps us understand that we are God's children.

The Power of Names

The Power of Names

His name is Andrew Joel Ridgell

God adopted us into his family and gave us his name.

Compassion at Christmas

Compassion at Christmas

How can I change someone's life this Christmas?

Teresa Bell Kindred shares her experiences on adopting Reina through Compassion International and encourages others to do something similar.

Thanks Dad!

Thanks Dad!

How can you honor your dad this week in a significant way?

Phil Ware describes how his dad was great and how he taught his family how to love and stand up for kids.

Connecting the Dots!

Connecting the Dots!

Can you see the outline of your life taking shape?

Ron tells about his daughter's miscarriage and how God has connected the dots to help her come to the conclusion they need to adopt a baby.

Born and Adopted

Born and Adopted

How are you a part of God's family?

We are both born and adopted into God's family!

Hope and Joy!

Hope and Joy!

Where do you find your hope and joy?

Two adopted children help Joe remember again the hope and joy he has in God.`