Briana is a graphic designer for a large, international church body. Creating engaging design for non-profits is such a rewarding career path for her, and she enjoys being able to learn something new everyday from the very talented people around her. Check out her work at brianalambrecht.com! Fun fact: Briana has a
love obsession for all things true crime…movies, tv shows, books, podcasts. She can’t get enough!
Chris is an attorney and currently practices insurance defense litigation at a firm very close to home. Prior to insurance defense work, he was a bankruptcy attorney in both Madison and Milwaukee where he worked with hundreds of families in very challenging situations. Fun facts: Chris has a Simpsons line for every situation. Quite literally. He will bust out a Simpsons quote and/or Simpsons video on YouTube for you at a moments notice. Just ask him! Chris is also most definitely in the running for the unofficial Guinness Book of World Records holder for the largest amount of times a human has watched the movie The Waterboy.
Why a blog site?
There were several reasons why we wanted to create a blog site:
- Our story could help others. We wanted to be able to share our story in hopes that we could help others. During our infertility journey and now our adoption journey, we’ve met so many wonderful couples and have benefited from their stories of hope and love. If our story can help bring someone closer to their spouse or their Savior than we need to shout our story as loud as we can. “Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have” (1 Peter 3:15). Learn more about our journey to parenthood in our first blog post, “Jars Like Us.”
- To share our adoption progress with others. We needed a way to share the progress and details of our adoption journey with friends and family. This site allows us to keep everyone who is interested updated on where we are in our journey. It’s very difficult to keep everyone “up-to-speed” in real time during the adoption process–things change on a daily basis. This site gives us one location to direct people for information on our journey. We will strive to be as transparent as reasonably possible and to keep this site fresh.
- To document our journey for our future child. As much as I would like to be, I’ve never really been a pen-to-paper journal kind of gal, but we both feel strongly about documenting this process for our future child so that one day when he/she is old enough we can look back on how God brought our lives together.
7 “But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us.
(2 Corinthians 4:7-18)