Category Archives: Our Story

Together for Adoption 2012!

One of the big things Nancy and I have been looking forward to since we began Just 1 Ministries has been the upcoming Together for Adoption conference. We were VERY excited to find out more about this year’s schedule, and … Continue reading

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Just 1

Just 1. Obviously, it’s a huge phrase for us… it’s what we named our ministry, after all. We feel it was clearly God-given (both Nancy and I had the phrase placed solidly in our minds), and we’ve used it many … Continue reading

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Official?

Tonight, I’m sitting here at the computer feeling pretty good about this little ministry endeavor Nancy and I have embarked upon. I’m not quite sure how to describe the feeling. Official? Professional, maybe? Legitimate? Again, words just aren’t really there. … Continue reading

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Sponsorship Program Update!

Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve had a couple chances to spend time talking and dreaming God-sized dreams with Shane Sanderson, founder of Child Rescue, Guatemala. God has done amazing things through him, and Casa de Mi Padre, the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

As I write this, the smell of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies lingers throughout our home. Christmas songs ring out from the iPod, and our kids are playing in the living room. We’re thinking about all of the Christmas traditions … Continue reading

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God-Sized Dreams

When Nancy and I first conceived of Just 1 Ministries, we had a fairly broad focus (orphan care ministry), and a God-sized dream. If you’ve read what we’ve posted on our site, you’ll be familiar with some of those God-sized … Continue reading

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Give Thanks!

In case you’ve somehow missed it, Thanksgiving is tomorrow. For most Americans, that means gathering with family, enjoying some good conversation, having a lot of laughs, eating ourselves into a turkey-induced coma, ultimately crashing in the living room around the … Continue reading

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