Everyone Needs a Family: National Adoption Month

Yes, November is National Adoption Month! A few things happening here on the site and on my social media outlets this month to bring awareness to orphan care.


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Foster Care Adoption Blog Tour

I am joining several other bloggers that have adopted through foster care or are in the process of adopting for a month-long blog tour. My turn on the tour is Friday, November 8. Don’t miss it!

You can enter to win a $60 Amazon gift card as a part of the blog tour. Look to the right of the page to find the sign up. By doing so, you will also be subscribing to receive my blog via email. Which is great! You won’t have to remember to come back here to read the new stories. It will conveniently be emailed straight to your inbox twice a week.

Pretty cool stuff!

I will share links to other bloggers articles via Facebook and Twitter on days they blog. So stay tuned to read stories about families all around the country who are on the journey.

Introducing Adopting the Father’s Heart Christmas Special

You can get autographed softcover copies of Adopting the Father’s Heart to give away for wonderful Christmas presents—only $10 plus tax and shipping.

Go to the Bookstore page to place your order. The special is only valid on this website and through December 25 or until I run out of books. So don’t wait! Order yours now!

If you want a special note in the book from me, send me a message via my About page.

Articles about orphan care

I will post more articles about orphan care—adoption, foster care, etc. in November than I usually do. All for the purpose of increasing awareness about adoption and orphan care.

Let me know if there is any specific topic or question that you want me to discuss about orphan care this month. I will be glad to do it.

A couple of Austin area adoption conference opportunities this weekend

Finally, here are a couple of last-minute opportunities to attend a couple of adoption related conference/break-out sessions this weekend here in Austin:

  • Adoption Knowledge Affiliates Annual Conference. Follow the link to find out more info. It is November 8 and 9. Special Guest speaker is Deb Wesselmann, LMHP & EMDR Consultant, from the Attachment & Trauma Center of  Nebraska.
  • Faith Builders Parenting Conference at The Church at Canyon Creek on Saturday, November 9 from 3-7pm. I am leading a break-out session at this conference on God’s call to care for orphans.

If you are in the Austin area, I encourage you to check these out.

Question – How are you caring for orphans?

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I am a longtime Austinite. Married my beautiful wife over 25 years ago. Adopted our son September 2012. Currently a writer and loving it. Previous jobs and careers include project management, missionary, and pastor. I enjoy sports (both watching and playing), traveling, reading, digging in dirt and hanging with my friends and family.

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