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Our Lives Re-Written

by Dan Cruver Published Jan 21, 2014

If you haven’t already, let me encourage you to listen to second sermon (“Our Lives Re-Written”) that Mike Reeves preached at our 2013 national conference at Southern Seminary in Louisville, KY. He does a masterful job of connecting the love of the Father for His Son to the believer’s compassion for orphaned and vulnerable children. […]

Free Conference Audio Downloads

by Dan Cruver Published Jan 2, 2014

Download the audio of all the general session talks from our October 4-5 national conference at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. The audio from our breakout sessions will be available next week. To learn more about our October 4-5 national conference, take a look at the conference booklet (PDF). Conference Theme: The Story […]

Scotty Smith‘s topic for his plenary talk at our conference this past weekend was “When Everything Sad Comes Untrue.” One of Scotty’s “sweet spot” doctrines (he has many!) that I absolutely love to hear him preach on is the New Heavens and the New Earth. So when I invited him to speak at our 2013 […]

Video of T4A 2013

by Dan Cruver Published Oct 7, 2013

Video collage from Together for Adoption National Conference 2013 in Louisville, KY. Music by our own Kaleb Scharmahorn. T4A 2013 from Ride for Adoption on Vimeo. Video created by Meagan Scharmahorn.

From T4A Live-Blogger Noel Piper: Noel has compiled all of her tweets from attending our two pre-conference events today in one blog post. If you’re looking for some excellent 140 character quotations from Mike Reeves’ and author Diane Lynn Elliot’ talks, Noel’s put them in one place. Definitely worth reading: T4A: Thursday Tweets. ______________________________ Make […]

We are grateful to have Noel Piper as one of our two official live-bloggers for Together for Adoption National 2013. Noel writes: Last weekend I was in Minneapolis for the Desiring God National Conference 2013, focusing on C. S. Lewis. This weekend I’ll be in Louisville, Kentucky, blogging at the Together for Adoption National Conference […]

One Week from Today!

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 27, 2013

Our 2013 national conference starts just 1 week from today! Join Dr. Sharen Ford, Scotty Smith, Mike Reeves, Vermon Pierre, Johnny Carr, Noel Piper, and many others as we explore the power of “the Story that changes everything — for us and the fatherless” and its implications for global orphan care. Register now! Six rich general sessions. Sixty tool-gathering workshops. One breathtaking Story. […]

Fierce Compassion, HELP!, and More…

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 23, 2013

With Together for Adoption 2013 being just under two weeks away, we wanted to highlight several workshops that you’ll want to check out. If you’ve yet to register, do so today. See you in Louisville! Breakout Session One (11:00am – 12:00 Noon, Friday): Engaging in the Local Orphan Ministry (Heather Sewell, Orphan Alliance of Louisville) – Orphan […]

Wanted to highlight a few of our excellent 60+ workshops. The conference is in 2 weeks, so register now! Breakout Session Two Highlights (1:30 – 2:30pm, Oct. 4): Becoming an Adoption-Friendly Church: 20 Ways to Look After Orphans (Paul Golden, Baptist Bible Seminary) - How does your church “look after orphans in their distress” (James 1:27)? Included in […]

Come Hear Mike Reeves!

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 18, 2013

Until recently, Mike was Head of Theology for UCCF, providing theological fuel for student mission and supporting undergraduates studying theology. Before that he was an associate minister at All Souls Church, Langham Place, in London. He is married to Bethan, and together they have two daughters, Lucy and Mia. Mike’s new role is Theologian-at-Large. His duties […]

*This blog post is by Scott Crawford, our Conference Exhibitor Coordinator. Scott works as a Pharmacist for his day job. Why You Should Join Us for the Together for Adoption National Conference 2013 I am biased, of course. I have been on staff involved with conference planning and on-site exhibitor coordination for 2 other national […]

Registration Giveaway from

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 17, 2013 is giving away two free registrations to our October 4-5 conference at Southern Seminary. It’s easy to enter. So go enter now!

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