November 1, 2019

I personally could feel the difference as we prayed and praised in the middle of one of the most hopeless feeling spaces I have ever experienced.

June 1, 2019

For the month of June, Pray that those who care for the Modern Orphan introduce them to Jesus. One way this will happen state side this summer will be through Vacation Bible Schools and other Christian summer camps.

At about 1pm - at EXACTLY the time I was to be facilitating a conversation with other adult adoptees and foster -alums - and coincidentally - exactly the time that I finally surrendered that this time out - wasn’t a punishment - but a time to realize that God has gifte...

May 6, 2019

The second Sunday in May can be brutal. May 14, 2017 was brutal. I walked into our church with a brave face on, but as soon as the first person walked on stage to speak, the tears started flowing.

May 3, 2019

Yesterday was National Day of Prayer in the United States, but we know that prayer is not a one day affair. Our May prayer point reminds us that our days are not our own, and there are big plans for each and every one of us.

April 24, 2019

The cry of my heart was simply WHY? Half a decade of praying answered that question - but even now when I meet girls who have suffered loss, waiting and no explanations why the cry of their hearts are not being answered RIGHT THE HECK NOW - my heart breaks a little.

April 21, 2019

Reading the title of this blog, you probably started thinking, "Hey thats the name of a Disney character" or "Wasn't she the lost Russian Princess?" You might also recognize the name from other blogs as it is the first name of the author of this blog. 

If you have spent...

April 20, 2019

Recently Ignite Hope CEO, Jacqui Jackson had the opportunity to sit down with Sherry Collins Coleman of the Southern Fried Girlfriends podcast and share her heart for supporting families going through foster care or adoption and so much more.

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April 12, 2019

I know that I am not alone in being appreciative for the wonderful apps and websites that have made resources at our fingertips. One of those that we have appreciation for and love adding to is YouVersion. 

Our latest plan is "God's Got This: Praying for Kids in Foster...

April 10, 2019

Social media has brought attention to many random "national" days. Well today another one pops up as popular and that is National Sibling Day. You will see many of your friends tagging their siblings in old photos or sharing stories from the past. 

Today I am choosing t...

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