I am pro-life. Fully pro-life. Because I am fully pro-life, I want to prevent babies from being killed while still in their mothers’ wombs. Because I am fully pro-life, I want to stop 8600 children from dying today and tomorrow and the day after and the day after that from poverty-related diseases (that’s 3 million
I’m No Superstar
I’m No Superstar is a blog for people like me who want to make a difference in the world but know they aren’t activists. Each post contains a social action idea that most of us could do, a book that’s worth reading, or a link to a website that offers other ideas. Oh, and it’s all introduced by a sometimes quirky story from my life.
Have you found those BuzzFeed quizzes on Facebook addictive? What’s your favorite? Do you find yourself obsessing over which _____ (insert your high school decade here) TV character you are? Are you eager to find out if you’re secretly Canadian or what name a barrista should write on your coffee cup? Yeah, me too. So
Adoption is in the news again because of the halting of adoptions in the Ukraine (or Crimea, if we’re counting that separately now) and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). As always this calls attention to the plight of the 150 million orphans in our world today. Barna Group put together an article called
Samuel’s picture shares space in front of our fireplace with our daughter Joy’s. We are proud of him, just as we are of Joy. Joy lives in Tennessee and Samuel lives in Haiti. And we’ve never met Samuel. He was our sponsored child through Compassion International. We looked forward to the letters we received from
They’ve done it—foster care or adoption. Maybe you warned them with a comment from last week. Maybe you were wise enough to keep your mouth shut. But now the child—or children—are living in their home, going to your kid’s school, attending your church. Are there additional things you shouldn’t say at this point? Oh, yes.