Standing for Life in a Culture of Death

Standing for Life in a Culture of Death

Few issues are as volatile and as least understood as the issue of abortion. People today on the pro-choice side of the debate make two arguments. The first is that they are autonomous individuals, therefore, able to make choices that only impact their own lives. This...

Helping Adoptive Parents

I was speaking at a conference on my book, After They Are Yours: The Grace and Grit of Adoption (Cruciform Press, 2014). I was talking openly and transparently about my wife’s and my struggles as adoptive parents, our failures, and our hopes. As I did, there were 4 or...

The Center of Pro-Life Conviction: Adoption, Abortion, and the Holy Embryo

"But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons. And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying,...
Lessons on the Journey of Adoption

Lessons on the Journey of Adoption

Lessons on the Journey of Adoption I love to speak and write, but I am not a storyteller. In the adoption world story is king. The story of a child languishing in an orphanage across the ocean can pull on the hearts and minds of prospective adoptive parents and they...

Think Adoption

Think Adoption

“For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear, but you received the Spirit of sonship (adoption). And by him we cry, ‘Abba, Father.” (Romans 8:15) Two years ago, my wife and I adopted our daughter. I can only imagine what it must be like to be...