Is The Orphan My Neighbor?

  • March 7, 2012
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I will never forget seeing her pull the measuring tape out of her purse as she talked about the skull of her child. The woman, standing in an airport in Russia with my wife and me, was, like us, an…

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The Parable Of The Zebra

  • March 6, 2012
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One girl occasionally petted my head, trying to get my Pentecostal hair to lay down. The rest of the groupies peppered me with questions. I felt like an oddity in a sideshow – Like siamese twins or the snake boy,…

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Adoption As Cosmic and Missional

  • March 1, 2012
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Whenever I tell people that I’m working on a book on adoption, they’ll often say something along the lines of, “Great. So, is the book about the doctrine of adoption or, you know, real adoption?” That’s a hard question to…

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