The Irony of Mary: Great Joy, Great Suffering

The Christmas season is filled with beautiful pictures of love, grace, peace and hope. I especially love seeing all the nativities on display. What could be more beautiful than a mother holding her newborn? As I reflect on the Christmas Scriptures, I’m reminded...

5 Reflections of a Grateful Adoptive Dad

Not many husbands get to tell their wives, “Guess what? We’re having a baby!” On Jan. 13, 1998, I had that privilege. Gayla and I had been approved to adopt a child a few months before. We had survived the stress of social workers inspecting our...