Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Spirit of Adoption: Waiting to Belong

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It never ceases to amaze me how God works.

How he can place someone in your life at a certain point in time, you don't see that person for many, many years, and then God pulls you together again.

Seventeen years ago I met a woman through our church at that time, named Wendy Kittlitz. She had a little girl the same age as our first child, and they were both named Abby. Wendy knew Tim's family from even further back. She used to work for Tim's parents in their bookstore in Abbottsford. Wendy and her husband adopted a little girl from Haiti and then moved on to Calgary.

Wendy Kittlitz is one amazing woman. She worked for Christian Adoption Services in Calgary for ten years and now works for Focus on the Family in Vancouver where she leads an initiative called "Waiting to Belong" which offers Christian-based information about adoption to Canadian families.

Wendy saw my website on Facebook and immediately asked us if she could interview Susan and I for her newsletter on Waiting to Belong. She also asked us if we would present on October 4th at West Edmonton Christian Alliance Church, as they are hosting an information night for foster and adoptive families. Of course, we were very excited and amazed that our organization was being promoted more widely, thanks to Wendy.

You can see our interview here:

www.waitingtobelong.ca

Spirit of Adoption is listed under What's New...

5 comments:

Jody said...

I can't seem to find the interview. Maybe I'm not looking in the right place.

Paige said...

It is on the right hand side of their page under What's new...

Tim said...

My Dad actually taught Wendy at Trinity Western College (now University) before that if I remember correctly. - Tim

Wes said...

A truly moving witness

http://waitingtobelong.ca/articles/child-my-doorstep

Marie said...

Love how God places people in our lives to make his will become a reality. Will be praying for you guys for the presentation...hmmm...wonder if I can sneak off to Edmonton for that weekend...too bad it's only wishful thinking...would love to come out and support you. :)