Never Give Up

Sometimes you just feel the need to make a statement. Today, mine is this:Don’t ever give up. All of my young life was filled with baseball, football and neighborhood sports.I realized at an early age that I had a pretty natural ability to throw a football accurately.So, my goal was always to play quarterback in […]

Long Term Global Orphan Work

Image URL: Today, I would like to offer some thoughts regarding how we think about long term global orphan work. First, we must begin with the end in mind. Get orphans into loving families. The church has to be involved in educating and equipping congregations in every community in order to know and meet […]

Mighty Shoves & Tiny Pushes

“The world is moved along, not only by the mighty shoves of its heroes, but also by the aggregate of tiny pushes of each honest worker.”– Helen Keller  Image URL: It’s a humbling experience to lead a non profit organization that is based solely off of donations.  For my family, it brought new meaning to […]

Putting an end to the gut-wrenching stories orphanage directors tell

photo by apdk’s photostream on flicker The white-haired orphanage director stood before our group and began to tell us the story of one of the little girls in the orphanage.  He recalled how she was dropped off at the doorstep of the orphanage at a young age with a note saying something like, “please take […]