The Author

Chelsea Patterson Sobolik is the author of Longing for Motherhood and has worked for the U.S. House of Representatives on issues such as child welfare, religious freedom, adoption, and foster care policy. Chelsea was adopted as a newborn from Bucharest, Romania, grew up in North Carolina, and then graduated from Liberty University. She and her husband, Michael, live in Washington, D.C.

How You Can Care for the Childless

The church should be the safest place on earth for those struggling with infertility.

Today Is My Birthday Because My Mom Chose Life

I was born to a poor, unwed teenager in

How to Talk with Your Parents About the Election

Don’t sacrifice a relationship with your parents to win

Why You Should Consider Adoption

Adoption isn't for everyone. But all believers are called

Suffering: For God’s Glory and Your Good

Christians need not wonder why we are suffering. Rather