Family

September 8th, 2016

Fostering a Loving Heart

This post was submitted by “Raquel” (an Ecclesian and foster mother) in response to the conclusion of our sermon series The Others. One of the hardest parts of fostering/adopting is reconciliation with the birth family. Whether your child is reunified with that family or officially becomes part of yours, you have to emotionally and mentally […]

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November 22nd, 2015

Adoption and Foster Care

Sunday we celebrated Part II of Family Sunday with another round of Child dedications and the announcement of two more births.  On Adoption Sunday, we invited two new friends to share with us at Ecclesia, Sergey Pokrovskiy and Rodrigo de la Sotta. Sergey lives with his wife and daughter in Ryazan, Russia where he serves as a […]

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August 20th, 2015

Tales from a Parking Lot

Landing a new job. Birth of a child. Wedding day. There are obvious events in our lives when we celebrate what God is doing. However, our eternal, omniscient Lord is present in every aspect of our lives. Even at the most mundane of activities, our God is there. Making toast, talking to satellite providers, parking […]

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