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Imagine how a child in an orphanage would feel if she were adopted reunited with her impoverished mother (now economically stable) instead of placed in a new family… Note: Theologically, adoption is both (1) placement in the family of God and (2) reconciliation and reunification. We’re not looking for a complete paradigm change away from […]

*Click the image below to find the audio and notes from Dr. Elizabeth Bartholet’s three conference talks.

*Click the image below to “Flip the Script” with Alex Krutov, from St. Petersburg, Russia.

In this special workshop, African-American pastor Dr. Toney Parks shares advice for White couples parenting African-American children in a post-Ferguson country. Dr. Parks is a 1980 Criminal Justice graduate of the University of South Carolina. He received a Masters Divinity degree from Erskine College and Theological Seminary and earned a Doctorate degree in counseling from Westminster […]

Audio from T4A Conference 2014

by Dan Cruver Published Oct 28, 2014

Here is the first batch of free audio from our October 17-18 Together for Adoption Conference 2014. Our primary objective for this year’s conference was to maximize our time together by providing important conversations with people who are key leaders, thinkers, and practitioners in the global orphan care and adoption movement. We worked hard to […]

*John Sowers’ personal invitation to join him October 17-18 in Greenville, SC. This year’s Together for Adoption conference will give you a handle on the global orphan crisis and the primary issues with which we should be concerned. Never before have we had this many experts join us for a conference (see here, here, and […]

Less than 2 weeks to T4A Conference 2014!

by Dan Cruver Published Oct 7, 2014

Together for Adoption National Conference 2014 is less than 2 weeks away! We are excited to welcome everyone to the beautiful Upstate of South Carolina to explore and consider this year’s theme: Urgency & Complexity: Biblical & Ethical Approaches to the Orphan Crisis. What’s special about this year’s conference? Take a look: Free Childcare. Sign […]

Learn more about this year’s national conference.

*Watch an ever so slightly longer version of Brandon’s video invitation. Learn More About the Conference.

“Why is your mommy White?” Re-Visited

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 23, 2014

*Re-post from June 20, 2012. ”Why is your mommy White?”, a blog post from 2012, has received very significant increase in traffic over the past few days. Although I cannot be absolutely certain, I’m confident the recent events in Ferguson are the primary reason for the blog post’s increased traffic. So, I thought I would re-post […]

You do not need to know an orphan personally to change the life of an orphan for the better. We all know this. We live in a day when it’s never been easier to help someone who lives on the other side of the world—even if that someone is an orphan. Well, believe it or […]

Not counting our emcee (Johnny Carr) and this year’s worship leader (Randall Goodgame), you will hear from 18 different people in our main sessions this year. Six of them will speak for 30 minutes while 12 of them will speak for 10 world-shaping minutes (if you are familiar with TED Talks, you are already familiar with the format we will use) […]

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