On June 21st, I woke up to a disappointing announcement that Tullian Tchividjian stepped down as pastor of Coral Ridge Church in Fort Lauderdale after admitting to an affair. A report to the Washington Post said the following:
We are on a rescue mission to Ethiopia. With your help, 2+ children will become a part of our little family. Will you help us?
We are adopting a sibling set from Ethiopia! With your help we can cover a huge part of our adoption cost. Seven days ago we launched a Kickstarter project to help raise the money needed to bring our children home. This is a website that allows you to pledge an amount to help us on our adoption journey.
What is a sibling set? This means we are adoption at least two children. If there is a third sibling, however, we would never separate them. We will adopt all three. That’s crazy and exciting to think about! Our family will definitely grow by two very quickly, but could potentially grow by even more!
US football star goalkeeper, Tim Howard, broke the World Cup record for saves in a game: 16! He was astonishing, incredible, almost miraculous; yet the US lost to Belgium on July 1st. It was a tough blow after a record breaking performance. The US defense was pretty much non-existent in the second half of the game, but Howard came through over and over again. In extra time, the US World Cup hopes came to an end, losing 2×1. For Howard, however, there’s more to life than just soccer. Here’s what he had to say in an interview with Campus Crusade for Christ in ’06: