Showing posts from April, 2013

Letter from Birmingham

 Today, mark’s the 50th anniversary ofMLK's letters from Birmingham.  The words are profound and filled with moral conviction.A conviction to see the world for not what it was, but for what it could be.Martin Luther King had a desire to impact the world in such a way that others could see the power of scriptures, which taught him the power of perseverance and love. Jesus tells us repeatedly about the power of love.

Today, 50 years later we have made profound strides in race relations, but we still have a long way to go.Sadly there are more human beings in slavery than any other point in history.Dr. King questioned the position of the modern church in his letters and wondered why were they not stepping to stop the injustice.We have been fortunate to travel to a varietyof places and have seen with our own eyes the plight of poverty and continuous abuse to the fatherless.The behind scenes story of your brother is tragic, the hope for others exists in our trust of the Lord.


New Purpose

The purpose of Touchone is changing. The ability to write out ones words, provides a unique way to express ones emotions. Over the last two years, the blog was a means to update family and friends of our adoption journey. Now, the blog will serve as an open challenging love letter to my children who inspire me to be a man after God's own heart.

Each of you know I fall short. In fact, I am a sinner who is in desperate need of a loving savior. I constantly need a Savior full of grace a mercy. I want to be a stronger man and example. The desire is not to justify sin, but flee from the temptation which leads to sin. Just like Christ, my children have shown inspiring grace and mercy to me. I am forever grateful.

Today is April 15, 2013. I'm reading a book called gods at War by Kyle Idleman, which focuses on the battle with Idols. I enjoy reading books which challenge my core beliefs. The ones that step on your toes and make us think.

First, books should never take the place of …