Why we’ve chosen to adopt…

Statistics tell us that there are upwards of 150 million orphans worldwide. But what makes an orphan an orphan? Children receive orphan status by losing or being abandoned by one parent. So not every single orphan needs to be adopted. BUT we can all agree that there are tens of millions of orphans in need of a loving home. (check out this link if you’d like to dive deeper in this info)

Nick and I have chosen adoption because we feel called from God to do so. We don’t believe that He has blessed us with a supportive family, loving church, encouraging friends, a great home, and financial stability to just keep it all to ourselves. We believe that everything we have is not our own, but God’s. We also believe that God loves adoption and has demonstrated it for us. He made an example of adoption for us by sacrificing what was His, namely Jesus, so that we might be received by Him as adopted sons (Galatians 4:4-7). It is that truth that has led us for some time now to want to imitate God and offer adoption to a child in need, just like he adopted us when we were in need.

We cannot wait to rescue one of those millions of orphans and accept them into our family. And we’re so thankful for each one of you who are supporting us on this journey.

Galatians 4:4-7
But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons. And because you are sons, God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, “Abba! Father!” So you are no longer a slave, but a son, and if a son, then an heir through God.

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