Category Archives: Our Story

Thank You that We’re Not Orphans…

Dear God, thank you that we’re not orphans and that we don’t have to live in a cardboard box. Amen! This was the prayer my children offered to God tonight before dinner. I tried to contain my laughter and keep … Continue reading

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Chicks 4 Orphans!

With Orphan Sunday coming up, Nancy and I thought it would be very cool to involve our kids in an orphan care project. We’ve spent some time thinking about and researching options, and with the help of our youngest daughter, … Continue reading

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Orphan’s Table

Orphan Sunday is coming up soon, in just less than two weeks (November 4th). It’s an important day for Christians everywhere that care about orphan care… a day to raise awareness about the plight of orphans and to encourage others … Continue reading

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When Words Won’t Come…

If you’ve known me for very long, you’re reading the title of this blog post and thinking, “Yeah, right. When words won’t come? John?” I admit, those thoughts are well-founded. Words generally come pretty easily to me. And in GREAT … Continue reading

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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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