Published: 2 years ago

Together For Adoption 2015

Next month the church where I serve (The Summit Church) will be hosting Together for Adoption 2015: a like-minded gathering of people with a heart for orphans and an eye towards the fatherless. T4A’s impact in the world of orphan care is incalculable. Their …

Published: 3 years ago

Flashback Friday: Love on Display

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! Yesterday I experienced what can only be described as a holy moment. I had the opportunity to participate in a dedication service …

Published: 3 years ago

Rescued.

A year ago today, I wrote a post titled Whatever It Takes: A Love Story. It was the account of my dear friends Ryan and Morgan, and their ongoing quest to bring their adopted son Charlie home from Africa. It was a fight that went on for almost …

Published: 3 years ago

Lemonade for the Least of These

My friends, what you’re about to read is going to make you put down your electronic device and thank Jesus for the next generation. I am incredibly excited to be on the Lemonade for the Least of These bandwagon. This project was conceived, fleshed …

Published: 4 years ago

Thursday Three For All

You Can Never Know It All. (via @TheJimmyCollins) This is a great post on when to gather more information and when to act. There will never be a situation when we will know everything before we act. We must realize that all decisions are based …

Published: 4 years ago

The Story Has Not Ended.

In December I shared the story of Ryan, Morgan, and Charlie: two dear friends and their little boy who is stuck on the other side of the world. Today, Ryan will land back in RDU after being in central Africa for 65 days. In …

Published: 4 years ago

Flashback Friday: Breakfast & Biracial Families

Good grief. The interwebs have their collective panties in a bunch again this week, and the topic is breakfast cereal. Perhaps you’ve seen the furor over the upcoming Super Bowl ad featuring a biracial family eating their Cheerios. MSNBC has already had to pull …

Published: 4 years ago

Whatever It Takes: A Love Story

You’re looking at my friends Ryan and Morgan, and my friend-that-I-haven’t-yet-met, Charlie. Charlie is an orphan from central Africa. Scratch that. Was an orphan from central Africa. A few months ago, a court declared Charlie a Doherty. He’s Ryan and Morgan’s son now. Instead of growing …

Published: 4 years ago

Thursday Three For All

Chemo Crud. Courage. Community. (via @MarkLWaltz) If you’re a regular reader here, you know of my friend and far-off mentor Mark Waltz. What you may not know is that his wife Laura has been fighting cancer valiantly for the last few months. Their fierce love for …

Published: 4 years ago

Thursday Three For All

Process Practice: Do You Get It? (via @robertvadams) Everybody seems to have good ideas while in the shower. Bob shows us how to generate those kinds of “aha” moments by hardwiring them into our teams. Inspiration generates ideas, and the process helps to shape efforts …

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