2.9.15 BOOK REVIEW: “The Grand Paradox” by Ken Wytsma

I am a huge fan of transparency. Prior to reading “The Grand Paradox” by Ken Wytsma* I had just finished reading his first book, “Pursuing Justice” and immediately began making plans to attend this years Justice Conference in Chicago, IL. Recently, I have started receiving pre-release copies of books about social justice, global missions, and Christian theology, especially with the recent…

Ethiopia Adoption Update: Staying in the fight

Unfortunately, today we received more bad news from Ethiopia. The judge did open our letter, but our letter was NEGATIVE. In fact, ALL letters for all adopting families were negative. This is due to a recent change in the way they process adoptions and our agency is petitioning their decision because under U.S. Law and…

Orphan Sunday 2014

Orphan Sunday. A day to pray for those who go to bed alone. A day to advocate on behalf of those with no voice. A day to remember our adoption as sons and daughters of God (Ephesians 1:5). A day for our family to reflect on our son’s adoption from Ghana and to pray for…

Ethiopia Adoption: Still waiting for letter…

We received word this afternoon that the director DID return to her office (answer to prayer), however, our letter was not written today. They are hopeful now for Monday. After this letter, we can then be issued a court date a few days after that! We are again dissapointed with the failure to honor official…