Category Archives: Making Belief Practical

Children are the pruning shears: Patience

“I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love. . .” (Ephesians … Continue reading

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Our journey toward embryo adoption: Why we’re doing it this way

So besides the questions on adopting in general, the major question about our journey is, “Why embryo adoption?” Embryo adoption means that we will choose two embryos that have been donated by a couple who went through IVF to have … Continue reading

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Our journey toward embryo adoption: Why we’re doing it

“You guys have six kids already! Why would you want more? Are you crazy?!?” “You are already raising six kids on a pastor’s salary.” “Don’t you worry that you won’t be able to love this child like you love your … Continue reading

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Children are the pruning shears: Peace

Isaiah 26:3 “You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.” If joy for a Christian is rooted in the fact that we are loved completely with an undeserved love, then peace … Continue reading

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Our journey toward embryo adoption: What we’re doing

This post is already 18 months in the making, and part of me can’t believe that I’m actually typing this. But I am, here we are, and here’s what we’re doing. Clay and I have known we wanted to adopt … Continue reading

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