Russell and Talitha finalized Ike’s adoption in September 2023. Talitha shared their journey with us when they started the process of adoption in 2022. Read more about their story…. Talitha knew it was time to grow our family this way. I vowed to give her a place to flourish and this was the next step. […]
We always knew that we wanted children, but after a 7 year fertility struggle that ended with failure and miscarriage, God finally opened our hearts to adoption. Our daughter was born in 2016 after only 4 months of waiting and she redeemed all of the loss and grief we had felt in the years past.
Running for Greater Things is part of our adoption story. It really is so much more than just a race. It has been a total support system for us. The first time we raised money for adoption with this event, it was for our friends who adopted from Colombia. Once they brought their kids home
My wife and I had felt God calling us to adopt for several years. We had served as foster parents for 2 ½ years, seeking to adopt domestically, but God chose to close that door for us. Discouraged, and frankly a little jaded, we pushed back from the idea of adoption for several years. After