Out of Egypt, I Called My Son

The following is a guest blog written by one of our grant families this year, Josh and Kristi Ausbrooks.   Caring for the fatherless, loving the unloved, becoming a family, is picture of what God does for each us. Please read the Ausbrooks’ story. Rejoice with them and pray for the other families who are currently in the process of grafting a new branch onto their family tree. We are humbled and blessed to have been  a small part of their story and the story that God is doing in countless families around the world.  read more

{Guest Blog} I was an orphan, too

Thinking About Our Story

Thinking About Our Story

Sometimes when I listen to a sermon, or lecture, or presentation, etc… I will hear something really good and profound but, with the way that my brain works, it doesn’t really click or process until days, or even weeks later.  This has recently happened to me again with a talk I heard at a family ministry conference.  The speaker simply stated that behind every adoption there is always a tragedy.  And, after bumping around in my brain for a while, this truth has started to take root. read more

The New American

The New American

Mondays don’t often get a lot of positive attention, but yesterday was a very momentous one for my family.  Yesterday, was my son Henry’s adoption court date.  It marked the closing of the final chapter of his adoption which began in November 2008.  Even though he’s been home for almost a year, and even though he’s legally been our son for longer than that, we had this last formal process to go through. read more