Let God Show You
Jeff begins, and Lona agrees. “Oh, there
will be.” When asked about potential
obstacles to adoption, Lona has no hes-
ery time we come up to this again we
say, ‘Where is all of this money going
“You hear some of the horror stories about
seen families so against having a child of
another race, but put a baby in their arms,
and it goes away. That fear can be wiped
The Gormans see similarities between
The Gormans note that wives are often
ready for adoption before their husbands
are prepared for that step. “Invariably
related websites until her husband was
absolutely ready. “I was going to fall in
“There has to be an agreement that
“At some point, she wants to go left, he
To those adoption-minded women
tion, Lona counsels: “Work within the
for our protection. Stop nagging him,
and maybe he will be able to hear God
With millions of children without fam-
ilies, there is a great need for Christians
to get involved in orphan care. “Maybe
not everyone’s called to adopt,” Lona
“Beyond the money, there are other
suggests. “There are just so many things
you could do if you really put your mind
Give Them a Chance
cookie-cutter adoption.” The Gormans
tell their children about each of their
adoptions and what they know about
lives. “My whole philosophy of adoption—it;gives;them;a;chance,”;Jeff;says.
during their life here on Earth, and more
As adoptive parents, Jeff and Lona’s
hopes for their children are the same
hopes held by other homeschooling parents: “We want to give them a chance
Lauren Dunn is a homeschool graduate
who is blessed to live at home with her parents and two brothers. Having earned her
bachelor’s degree in communications last
December, Lauren enjoys sharing what she
is passionate about through writing. Lau-ren’s family is active in their local church,
and Lauren cherishes time spent with both
her family and her church family.
The Gormans tell their
children about each
of their adoptions and
Defend the cause of the weak and the fatherless; maintain the rights of the poor and the oppressed. Psalms 82: 3
• To be a voice for the weakest among us.
• To support families in the process of adoption through prayer, education and grants.
• To support adoptive parents and their children to overcome the unique challenges of becoming a family.
• To encourage the body of Christ to extend their faith through adoption and orphan care.
• To minister the Father’s Love and bring healing and restoration to broken hearts.