The Adoption Process

The Adoption Process

Two and a half years into the adoption process we finally received a referral for a 2-year-old girl from Kyrgyzstan. The birth mother abandoned the child shortly after birth, being a young single woman in a big city without family or government support.  By this...
Spiritual Gifts

Spiritual Gifts

If you ever observed the construction project of a tall building being erected in the heart of a city, you quickly realize that there are many people involved in the project. You might see a group of metal workers on the fourth floor welding foundational structures...
Baptism in the Holy Spirit

Baptism in the Holy Spirit

Have you ever heard someone claim that they were “baptized with the Holy Spirit”? This phrase may be understood in a variety of ways, but often the individual is referring to a unique, one time experience in their Christian life, which placed them on a higher...
A People of the Gospel

A People of the Gospel

“…but we endure anything rather than put an obstacle in the way of the gospel of Christ” (1 Cor. 9:12) The gospel of Jesus Christ is the most precious thing in this life for by it we are saved from the wrath of God, and apart from it we can have no salvation....