Welcome Evangeline!

We have a confession: we’ve been keeping a secret for a month.


Welcome Ella Jane’s baby sister, Evangeline Elizabeth-Ann Elliott!

She was born Elizabeth Ann [surname withheld] in Texarkana, TX on February 19 at 12:46pm, 7lbs & 3oz, 20.5″.
After a series of roller-coaster days, Evie finally joined our family!

EJ feeding Evie

We are overjoyed, yet we are simultaneously heartbroken for her birth mother, a very brave young lady who loves her so much that she chose life and adoption for her. God blessed us to be able to minister to her in a way far beyond what we expected. We are awestruck by His sovereignty and goodness.
Thank you for all the prayers! We’ve felt them and they are effective. Please continue to pray for mercy and peace for the birthmom’s heart. We love and respect her a lot.

After that first week, the paperwork process did not go smoothly (to put it simply), so it took a long time for us to be cleared  to come home from Arkansas. But we’ve seen God’s plan and provision in keeping us here and with the folks He’s connected in our lives. We will detail more of that later, but for now the big news is that

EJs new view