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Pending Reductions in Adoptions from Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Ministry of Women’s, Children’s and Youth Affairs last week announced their intention to reduce intercountry adoptions from Ethiopia by 90 percent, effective immediately.  Volumes could be written about […]


VIDEO: Twietmeyers on the Today Show

It’s hard to encounter Kiel and Carolyn Twietmeyer and their family without falling in love with them.  I first discovered that a couple years ago over a happily chaotic pizza […]


Seeding Adoption in Ethiopia

Amidst this tangled world, a good outcome can come in many different forms for an orphan:  a warm bed in an orphan home funded by a global ministry; inter-country adoption; […]


One Who Did Not Come from Your Knee

Among the many remarkable individuals I met at the Lausanne Congress was an Ethiopian doctor named Henok.  His young-looking face and bright eyes hinted at the warm and gentle spirit […]


An Orphan, Forgotten No More

When Rachel and I traveled to pick up our adopted daughter, Eden, in Ethiopia, we had the chance to spend time at several orphanages.  One that particularly stuck with me […]