Tag Archives: Jesus

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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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 Work I Was Created to Do

Next week on Monday is a very important court date for Maria. I’ve got nervous anticipation and strong hopes that things will actually progress as planned. This is called the “two six” hearing that removes parental rights and begins our … 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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Meditations on Psalm 33

Julie and I have taken the obedient step to follow God’s lead in opening our home to children who are ‘homeless.’ Of course we are praying that God would allow us to adopt some of these kids. Maria was the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Maria and Trust

Wow! One month ago, Julie and I had just returned from our Idaho vacation. All vacation long, we talked and prayed about the new era we would come home to – the era of opening our home to foster/adopt children. … Continue reading

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