If you're considering adoption or have just adopted, you've no doubt discovered that it's a spiritual and emotional journey as much as a physical and legal one. Today, our guest will provide guidance for typical struggles you may face and shares stories from other parents about God's provision, love, comfort, and direction. Join in the conversation for those who are preparing their hearts for a major change.
Every day we see the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those around us. But what are we to do about it? Our guest will answer this question by offering nine simple traits that all believers can incorporate into their lives---no matter their background, stage of life, or sense of capability.
Julie Holmquist is an award-winning journalist and book editor who likes to "laugh at the days to come" (Proverbs 31:25). Julie has more than thirty years of experience as a writer & editor of newspapers, magazines, and books.
Thom S. Rainer is the president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources. Prior to LifeWay, he served at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for twelve years where he was the founding dean of the Billy Graham School of Missions and Evangelism. He is a 1977 graduate of the University of Alabama and earned his Master of Divinity and Ph.D. degrees from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
In addition to speaking in hundreds of venues over the past 20 years, Rainer led Rainer Group, a church and denominational consulting firm, from 1990 to 2005. The firm provided church health insights to over 500 churches and other organizations over that period.
Rainer and his wife, Nellie Jo, have three grown sons: Sam, Art and Jess and have ten grandchildren. He is the author of more than two dozen books, including Breakout Churches, Autopsy of a Deceased Church, Simple Life, Simple Church, Raising Dad, The Millennials, and Essential Church.
In the Market with Janet Parshall, challenges listeners to examine major news stories and issues being debated in the marketplace of ideas and speaks to them with the Word of God. In this fast-paced, caller-driven program, Janet evaluates newsworthy topics with guests and listeners using the Bible as a framework for discussion. This daily program addresses relevant issues important to Christians, with an engaging mix of listener interaction and commentary from highly respected guests.