Thought we were special

Sep 10, 2014 by

Last month Jamie and I renewed our adoption home study. The home study is the standard process through which a social worker evaluates our fitness to be adoptive parents. She teaches us about adoption. She...

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My foster parenting story

Sep 4, 2014 by

When my husband Gabe and I decided it was time to grow our family by trying to get pregnant, we had no idea what our journey would be or what our family would look like three years later. After over a year of...

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Six places time for spiritual practice might be hiding

Jul 23, 2014 by

One of the number one questions I hear when I talk about how to incorporate faith practices into daily life is, “I would love to do that . . . if only we had the time.” My answer is always, “I think you...

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Kids and God

Jul 18, 2014 by

Each day my kids see me reading my Bible and praying. They know that I attend Bible study and understand the value that attending church holds in our family. However, there are many things about God that I...

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Faith formation with children

Jun 17, 2014 by

Last week was Pentecost, that time each year when we remember the Holy Spirit coming upon those first believers with a rush of wind and “tongues, as of fire.” Talking with a 3-year-old about the Holy...

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Known by our love?

Jun 9, 2014 by

In response to Lisa Schirch: The primary message of the Bible is God’s redeeming love for fallen mankind and his call to holiness. As an unmarried woman until well into my 30s, I abstained from being...

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