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Former Tennessee Vol and Nashville native Scott Wells and his wife adopt from Uganda after having endure the tragedy of miscarriage.
If I could write a letter to me. Why my sons wear #44. From Southern racist to adoptive dad.
The following article was written for the January edition of Lifeway’s EC Magazine From Southern Racist to Adoptive Dad I was born and raised in the South. The roots I have in the state of Tennessee run deep. I firmly believe that in Heaven my granny’s syrupy sweet tea will be served with lunch on […]
As announced, on March 10, 2011, the Ethiopian Ministry of Women’s, Children’s and Youth Affairs reduced the processing of intercountry adoption cases from 50 per day to 5 per day. The Ministry of Women’s, Children’s and Youth Affairs approves the matching of orphans with families before the cases are heard in the Ethiopian court. There […]
During this years Summit VII which is being held in Louisville, KY on May 12-13. I have the privilege of leading a breakout session entitled “Pastoral Ministry and Cross Ethnic Adoption.” We will be discussing: How leading your local church to champion cross-ethnic adoption can lead to a greater understanding of kinship in Christ and […]
2010 World Impact Conference Reflection #1 Last week at Ashland Avenue Baptist Church, we had our 2010 World Impact Conference. (You can listen to the audio here.) a key point of reflection for me from the conference was that: Orphan care must be more organic than programmatic. Tools, structures, and resources must be in place […]
GUEST POST by David E. Prince Those who make them become like them; so do all who trust in them. Psalm 115:8 In the verse above the Psalmist provides a warning about idolatry. Those who create idols to worship become like them (lifeless, useless, empty). Whatever you heart relies on, clings to, and trusts for […]
GUEST POST: by David E. Prince “I thought you said you were having a Mission Conference?” That is not an unusual reaction when people find out that responding to the global orphan crisis through adoption is the topic of our 2010 Mission Conference. The adoption of orphans and the spread of the Gospel of Jesus […]
A few weeks ago, my grandmother told Jonah that she had been to Africa. He responded, as only Jonah could respond, “Really Granny? We didn’t see you there.” Amidst the laughter, I realized something. While Jonah didn’t see his granny in Africa, the mission trip she took there is one reason he is now here […]