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Conference 2010 Audio Now Available!

by Dan Cruver Published Jan 7, 2011

The general session audio from our 2010 conference in Austin is now available for free download! We will add the audio from our 50+ breakout sessions within the next few weeks.

Do orphans need “saving”?

by Dan Cruver Published Oct 14, 2010

Kristen Howerton blogs about this question: Do orphans need ‘saving”? Here’s an excerpt: I’ve seen 30 children sleeping head-to-toe in a hot room in India.  I’ve seen orphaned kids in Zimbabwe go from home to home hoping that someone would have some extra food.  I’ve seen kids rocking themselves to sleep with a distant stare because […]

Zach Nielsen on Conference 2010

by Dan Cruver Published Oct 13, 2010

Zach Nielsen, a member of the Featured Bloggers Team for our conference in Austin, did an amazing job at putting together a series of blog posts that provides a front row seat at the conference even if you weren’t able to attend. Thanks, Zach! General Session Summaries Session One: A Lifelong Love: Keeping the Gospel […]

Opportunities to Come Together for Orphans

by Dan Cruver Published Oct 8, 2010

It was a week ago today that over 1000 people gathered together for adoption—for an in-depth consideration of our adoption in Christ and its implications for the church’s engagement in the global orphan crisis. Last week’s gathering together for the sake of the orphan is a microcosm of what is happening all across the U.S. […]

Isaiah’s Story

by Jason Kovacs Published Oct 4, 2010

Many of you have asked about this video we showed during Saturday’s general session. Here is Isaiah’s Story:

Haiti: We Have Not Forgotten

by Dan Cruver Published Oct 4, 2010

Marie Scott took a post-earthquake picture that I took in Haiti and turned it into a wonderful painting called “Haiti: We Have Not Forgotten.” We are so grateful to God and to Marie for the funds that were raised for Haiti’s orphans. Check out her blog posts about the painting process by clicking on the […]

Click on the images below to visit the websites of these great organizations.

Welcome to Austin! We are so glad that you are able to take part in the Together for Adoption Conference this weekend and hope that God uses this time to stir your heart for the Gospel and for the orphan. In addition, we hope that you get to experience this amazing city that we love! […]

God has provided our conference with a very large number of very wise and experienced organiztions in the orphan care and adoption movement. Lifeline Adoption is one of those organizations. From the Lifeline Adoption website: Whether you are a birthmother or a prospective adoptive family, Lifeline can help you. We offer complete adoption services to […]

Caring Family Network is an Austin based organization that “supports 150 foster and adoptive families across Texas. We serve children and families in and around Austin, Brownwood, Bryan, Killeen, Kerrville and San Antonio.” Their mission “is connecting children, families and communities. Ultimately, our kids will gain the skills, knowledge and self-confidence to build healthy relationships […]

Day Three: 5 Songs for 5 Days

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 29, 2010

This is day 3 of 5 Songs for 5 Days. Today’s artist is Kaleb Scharmahorn. He’s one of my favorite artists out there. He love theology and is excellent at his craft. You can download his song “Hope Road” from his soon to be released album by clicking on the image below. Oh, and it’s […]

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