Gifts From God

Gifts From God

Latest Episodes

Children and youth pastors - here is what foster and adoptive families want you to know.
May 06, 2019

This is a message for children and youth pastors, and also teachers could learn from this. We're talking about how you can help foster and adoptive families. What does the child need, what does the parent need, and what does your volunteer need? confe

My story. Being adopted, Finding my birth family, becoming an adoptive parent
April 22, 2019

Thanks for listening to my personaly story. I hope it is an encouragement to to you. For more inforamtion about my speaking ministry, or to get adoption resorces please check out the website

Adoptive families need supports
April 15, 2019

In this episode, we are answering two questions. 1) How can we support families that are fostering and adopting? 2) We are an adoptive, foster family, how can we get support? Conference:

Preparing your children before you become a foster parent
April 07, 2019

In today's podcast were answering one of the questions we get asked the most. People tell me all the time they want to foster or adopt but they are afraid of how it will affect their children. I also hear people answer that statement with a lot of ju

Church and orphan care
March 25, 2019

Today we're talking to Amanda. A foster and an adoptive parent. Amanda talks about raising children with fetal alcohol syndrome. In this episode, we talk about what the church can do support families through the journey of fostering and adoption. Amanda

The gift of down syndrome
March 20, 2019

This is the story of Jalena. A young single woman feels the call to adopt a child with Downs syndrome. Shortly after adopting she felt the call to adopt a second child. Jalena shares her mother's heart. find us on iTunes

Adoption - Focus on the family
March 11, 2019

Today we are talking with Focus on the Family Canada. They have great resources for families and churches. Wendy who we will be talking with is an adoptive parent herself. Wendy is going to be talking about an overseas adoption but from a different point

Adopting teens
March 05, 2019

On today's episode of gifts from God, we are talking to a mom who literally saw a sign and new she needed to foster. Things don't exactly go as planned. Here is the story Make sure you get your tickets to the together for adoption and fostering Canadia

What happens when you are suddenly a big family?
February 25, 2019

Leslie's baby is sitting in with us, so you will hear some giggles, and toys in the background. Leslie and I talk groceries, chores, messy bedrooms, hoarding, allowances, time with individual children, family nights, school schedules,

When you are not adopted
February 09, 2019

The story of a boy traveling through the foster care system. Order the book here