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The Lord’s Love

Last night I was sitting at a red light listening to the new Steven Curtis Chapman song ‘Amen.’ I was overwhelmed by our Lord’s love as I prayed for a two-month-old little girl that had just been placed in one of our homes. I was in awe of how the Lord was using the ‘A’ family foster home as an example of the gospel… an example of His love. You see, this little girl came into their home physically and emotionally broken–by sin NOT of her own doing. Yet the ‘A’ family simply said “yes” and accepted her into their family.   (more…)

Encounter with the Cross

Eight-year-old Sebastian entered the Cooper’s home with bright eyes and a head full of lice. The last ten hours had been a whirlwind. All he knew was that he was in a stranger’s house with a mom, a dad, and another young boy named George.

The first night consisted of an awkward dinner and figuring out where Sebastian was going to sleep. Luckily, their two dogs helped him feel more at home and he enjoyed their dog kisses. Later that night, Sebastian’s curiosity led him to explore his new home. The cross and picture hanging above George’s bed caught his eye. Sebastian turned to his foster mom and said, “I’ve seen that death symbol before, I know it’s important.”
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