Why a manger?

Thank You God, for the Manger

Thank You for the manger, A bed made out of hay. And thank You for the cows and sheet That shared their food that day! Thank You for the manger, Your precious Christmas gift. – A Christmas Prayer The manger is another “extra” in the Christmas story. Just a prop in which to lay the Baby Jesus. But I’m a firm believer that our God is a God of significance. With Him there are no accidents, no coincidences. ]]>

Russell Family Adoption story

Our Adoption Story

Before my wife, Sarah, and I knew each other, we both felt called to adopt. We both grew up hearing the verses like Galatians 4:4-5,7  and Ephesians 1:5, which spoke the truth of our spiritual adoption and paralleled the act of physical adoption. Almost five years ago, Sarah and I decided to take the plunge…