Tag Archives: Christ

Ruthlessly Trusting God

Ruthlessly trusting God again!  This week, we are going through the very difficult process of transferring our two foster kids into another home.  I’ve never felt the weightiness of grief over anything like I have this past week.  To me, … Continue reading

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Child #2

Last week was extraordinary as God just blew open the door to receiving another child into our home.  On Thursday, we took in a 4-year old girl and now despite the greatest joy I have ever felt, my family is … Continue reading

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Signing Adoption Papers

On a personal note, today is a very exciting day in the Born household.  Around noon, we will sign the adoption papers for Maria.  Exactly a year ago I wrote these words: The real issue of life, the bottom line … Continue reading

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Overflow

Welcome to the Overflow – forsaking the American pursuit of safe, comfortable, manageable and clean living for something much more exciting and dangerous and dare we say, biblical.  I am writing this to encourage men to open up their lives … Continue reading

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Sharing Our Maria Story

This past week, Julie and I shared our Maria story with our church family.  It was an incredible experience preparing for and then delivering our story 4 times during the worship services.  (Video no longer available.) Julie and I re-lived it … Continue reading

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The Work of the Kingdom

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. I am most thankful for the life that God has given me. I am overflowing with joy and thanksgiving and can hardly wait to declare that in worship tonight at our Thanksgiving Eve service. Last week, I … Continue reading

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The God Who Controls the Pigs

Having missed a week of my ‘listening time,’ I’m not sure where to jump back in. I celebrated my 11th anniversary last week up in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho. Mom and Dad put Julie and me up in a … Continue reading

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On Worship and Faith

The real issue of life, the bottom line for the Christ-follower, is the answer to this question. Do I trust God or not? This is the question of faith. By faith in Christ we have salvation, and by faith, we … Continue reading

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