This Week’s Favorite Articles and Video

I am thinking about posting a blog each week or so with links to articles and/or videos that I enjoyed. I may add a few comments of my own.

Please give me some feedback to let me know what you think. If you like the idea, what kind of missional articles or videos interest you?

Here are two articles and one video from this week. Enjoy!

Are You Willing to Bet on Them?

As a foster parent, meeting the child’s most basic needs is first priority, but it will often go far beyond that. Foster care is seen as a risk, a liability, or plain crazy by some. To an extent, they may have a point; yet, what they do not know about foster parents is that we are hooked on gambling! Not in the money sense…as working with foster children will never be a money maker, but rather we are willing to go all in on each child that we are blessed with.

Are you willing to bet on them? Do they know you have their back and will support them whether they fail or succeed? Face it, when you bet on something, the results may be disappointing at times. What each one of these children needs is the knowledge that you believe in them and will help them try and reach towards goals and dreams that they have thought of as only fantasy, in the past. continue reading…


The real power of the Gospel is not when we do our events with our people and invite the public – but when we’re asked to “others” events. Read more…

I dare you to watch this video without crying!

Unadoptable is Unacceptable

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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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