It IS changing!

Let me open with this statistic, and then you need to promise me that as soon as you read it you will stop before you read on and in your head decide what you think the #1 reason behind this change is.   Ok, got it?   Read this then … Read More

A plane full of shoes!

This is sad, like super sad…   And I am writing today because together you and I, we are going to do something about it!     Let me explain more… See this picture here? While in Ethiopia last week I popped my head into the “store” where we keep … Read More

1 prayer answered – 8 more to go

One of the things we have been praying for over the past 4 years is for the funds to be able to purchase the homes that our families live in. Let me back up a bit here first though… Ok, so Bring Love In is this ministry in Ethiopia, we … Read More

End of the year needs

As 2015 draws its final breaths we can’t help but take a moment and look back at the wonderful things that God has done at Bring Love In.   We’ve watched as many of our kids grow into young adults, helped them through the pains of growing up, and watched incredible … Read More

If you give an orphan a family

Jessie got me thinking today about this idea and I’m having fun thinking about it. What exactly happens when you give an orphan a family? Let’s talk about that.   When you give an orphan a family You also give him hope. You give him the ability to thrive. You … Read More

Store sale

Hey there,  we hope you are all doing well and enjoying the start of the christmas season. We are freezing our tails off here!  No one told us that Texas got this cold! It’s looking like we need to go out and get some jackets.   Goodness! We wanted to … Read More

The dark side of living as a missionary

Ah man, this feels good.   To sit here and write this.. YES!  I felt like this would never happen. If you have been reading you will know that our family lived in Ethiopia for 6 years, during that time we worked together with Thomas and all of the wonderful … Read More

The power of love in a hurting world

I sat down here to write something long, to pour my heart out in this big post about the big-ness of God.    I have been feeling the tightness of his grip around my life this past week, the beauty of his hold in me and I thought I could write for … Read More

When everyday normal is worth celebrating

Well, things are just chugging along and seem to be working like they should. It is easier to write about a new start up, or if there is a dramatic thing happening, or some kind of crisis. So, it can be hard to know what to write in this space … Read More