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“I can’t define it except to say it’s God-inspired. If you’re not a Christian, it might be tough to understand, but that’s where we are.” ~ UT athletic director Mike Hamilton

Story from Go Vols Xtra:

“They thought they were set, with two older children, a demanding career and the busy-ness of life.

But God tugged on their hearts and turned them inside out, they said.

After months of discussion and a yearlong process, and moved by the plight of orphans 7,500 miles away, University of Tennessee Athletic Director Mike Hamilton and his wife, Beth, have become parents to three children from the East African nation of Ethiopia.

Nate, 7, known as Papy, Kiya Isaiah, 4, and McKinley Kalu, 9 months, join the Hamiltons’ two other children, Madison, 13, and Matthew, 10.

“The thing that drives me crazy is people say we are amazing people,” said Beth Hamilton, who often wears a silver necklace shaped like the African continent. “No, we serve an amazing God.”

Read the entire story.

HT: Kevin Twit


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