Friends & Family Fridays #9

By Barbara Rainey | September 24, 2021 | 2 Comments

  Hello friends! I’m excited to finally get to tell you about some of what I’m learning in seminary! It’s been a full month of jumping through lots of new student hoops, but finally I’m getting into my class work and I’m eager to share. I also want to talk about some amazing God moments […]

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6 Lessons I Learned About God as an Adoptive Mom that Every Parent Needs to Know (Part Two)

By Barbara Rainey | October 15, 2018 | 8 Comments

Like all new parents Dennis and I welcomed our first four bio babies with joy and great anticipation for what God had planned. It was no different with our adopted daughter. We had equally lofty hopes and dreams for life with her. Our story, like most adoptions, was marked by the unmistakable hand of God. […]

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6 Lessons I Learned About God as an Adoptive Mom That Every Parent Needs to Know (Part One)

By Barbara Rainey | October 8, 2018 | 12 Comments

Stepping into the hotel lobby, I took a deep breath and exhaled. After traveling all day I was more than ready to be done with crowds of strangers and airline demands. Happily I stood with the luggage a few steps from the front desk while Dennis checked us into our hotel. Moments later with room […]

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Growing Up Adopted

By Deborah Petrik | September 6, 2018 | 13 Comments

Our guest blogger today is my delightful, Deborah Anne. I cannot begin to describe how grateful I am for God’s wonderful purposes in giving us this daughter of ours through adoption. Because of Deborah we know God in ways we never would. Because of Deborah we understand love and grace and joy and hope and […]

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Welcome Holy Spirit

By Barbara Rainey | May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

This past weekend thousands gathered in Orlando to share best practices in their shared passion to care for orphans. They also came to be inspired which is the work of God’s Spirit. And He showed up in amazing worshipful stories of redemption, grace and miracles. (to learn more go to CAFO.org) Orphan work is one […]

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