Category Archives: Adoption

Tim Chester and Relaxing in Trinitarian Love

Tim Chester is a pastor of the Crowded House in Sheffield, England and spoke to us today from John 17 on “Relaxing in Trinitarian Love”  Most of the other talks I have summarized and posted my thoughts, but for this … Continue reading

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Vermon Pierre on the gospel and trans-racial adoption

Just got to listen to my favorite preacher talk about race and trans-racial adoption (he’s also pretty cute too ;)). Vermon is the lead pastor of our church in downtown Phoenix, Roosevelt Community Church, and we have a wonderfully diverse … Continue reading

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Jeff Vanderstelt, the gospel, missional living, and adoption

   Jeff Vanderstelt is the pastor of Soma Community church. This is my 7th or 8th time hearing Jeff speak on missional living & the gospel and I am struck by how relevant and meaningful his words are each time … Continue reading

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Dan Cruver on God’s Eternal Love

“God’s massive, cosmic story of adoption IS the real world” –Dan Cruver Dan Cruver is the director of Together for Adoption and author of Reclaiming Adoption. He just spoke to us from Psalm 36. His message was so powerful…not even … Continue reading

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Tullian on the Gospel and the Law

Tullian Tchividjian is a pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Forida. He spoke this afternoon on the law and the gospel. His talk came from Romans 7:7-8:4  His talk was about the Gospel and the Law…but it … Continue reading

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Loving Children When They’re Unlovable

I talked to a foster parent recently who was explaining how she doesn’t know how you can get through foster care without first tasting the love of Christ. There is so much truth to that statement! Of course, we can … Continue reading

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When Life Is Hard: Adoption Matters!

A complaint I often hear when I counsel women is that their life is hard. Sometimes it is in relation to foster care or adoption. Often it is their marriage or their children. Perhaps it is difficulty with their job, … Continue reading

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