Happy Hour #66: Amanda Jones

Happy Hour #66 is with Amanda Jones. Amanda is a Jesus-loving Texas girl married to a preacher boy from Missouri. They have 2 elementary-age kids, a new baby girl, and a four-year-old church they planted with their friends. Amanda loves laughing with her family,...
Domestic Adoption: Why open adoption?

Domestic Adoption: Why open adoption?

Our first adoption was a domestic adoption. We knew God was going to grow our family via adoption,  we didn’t meet any qualifications for international adoption, and we weren’t familiar at all with the foster care system, so that led us to domestic. We went through an...
Dear Jamie, you will love him.

Dear Jamie, you will love him.

  Dear Jamie of 2005, Your second son has just been born and you had no clue how you would feel about him.  You didn’t birth him, and your biggest fear would be that you would look at him and feel nothing.  That you would feel as though it was your...
Domestic adoption

Domestic adoption

Adoption has always seemed important to me. I always thought it was a great thing to do and that it was something Christians were specifically called to do because of this one verse from the Bible- James 1:27 Pure and faultless religion is this, to look after orphans...