Fundraising is Humbling

Asking for financial help and donations for our adoption is a humbling experience. In our pride, we would love to be able to say that we have planned and put away money for adoption for years, and we’ve got this! That is probably the way we would have tried to go about it, had we done the planning. However, this adoption didn’t come about in our human planning ways. God stepped in, and asked us to step out in faith {Read More}

Puzzle Piece Adoption Fundraiser

  So, as you’ve probably seen by now, I posted our big adoption news last week!  We are super excited, and in the midst of Home Study prep and paperwork.  We are also in the midst of fundraising for our adoption. To get started on raising funds to bring our son home, we are having a HUGE garage sale, and accepting garage sale item donations from local friends to help us raise a good chunk of money for our adoption {Read More}

We Have a Big Announcement!

We are ADOPTING!! Adoption is something the Lord first put on our hearts a little over 10 years ago. The Lord has now brought us to the place where He has made it very clear to us that it is now time for us to grow our family through adoption! In fact, He has specifically put a boy on our hearts that we feel He is calling us to adopt – to be a part of our family forever and ever! We {Read More}

Chapmans on Larry King

  Have you had a chance to watch the Chapmans interview on Larry King Live yet?  If you haven’t – you must!!  But before you start, grab a box of tissues.  Go ahead, I’ll wait…… ……did you get them?  Ok, good!  (If you didn’t you will soon regret it !)  Now, here are all pieces of the interview in order…and then be sure to watch Larry Kings response to it all at the end! Larry King’s response After the Show We {Read More}

Adoption

I just saw this video at Desiring God, and had to share it!  It is Pastor John Piper’s explanation of Ephesians 1 ~ God’s purpose in predestining us to adoption…and how that relates to us adopting children.