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Archive for May, 2009

Updated Conference 2009 Poster

by Dan Cruver Published May 29, 2009

For conference information visit our Conference 2009 page. Click the image above to see the full poster. You can register for Conference 2009 here.

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Conference 2009

Weaving Families Magazine

by Dan Cruver Published May 29, 2009

Weaving Families, a ministry that provides adoption counseling, is launching a new project: Weaving Families Magazine. The online magazine will focus on adoption and people serving vulnerable children and families worldwide. It will be free for anyone to read. The first issue will be posted Monday, June 1. You’ll be able to read it here.

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Resources

PDF of The Forgotten Part (Parts 1-2)

by Dan Cruver Published May 28, 2009
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Articles, Theology

Summit V Audio

by Dan Cruver Published May 28, 2009

For those of you interested in some great adoption resources, audio from Summit V is available for purchase here.

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But Then There’s Jesus

by Dan Cruver Published May 27, 2009

Russell Moore writes: The universe was meant to be a home—where the image-bearers of God ruled and served under their Father. It was all to be ours. The primeval insurrection in the garden, though, turned the universe into an orphanage—the heirs were gone, done in by their appetites. A serpent now holds the cosmos in […]

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Quotations, Theology

SHOULD HAVE BEEN ABORTED

by Dan Cruver Published May 26, 2009

Ryan Scott Bomberger’s birthmother was raped in 1970. He “should have been aborted.” But Ryan was born and adopted by the Bomberger family in 1971. Ryan Scott writes: I am one of those “unwanted” children. I am the one that the abortion movement preaches will never live a happy life. I am the one whose […]

Adopted for Life Interview

by Dan Cruver Published May 25, 2009

Kevin Boling, host of the radio program “Knowing the Truth,” is a strong adoption advocate. I have enjoyed the privilege of being on his program 4-5 times to discuss adoption, both its vertical (i.e., God’s adoption of us) and horizontal (i.e., families adopting children) dimensions. We are very grateful to God for Kevin’s enthusiastic commitment […]

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Maria’s Legacy in One Year

by Dan Cruver Published May 21, 2009

Scott Hasenbalg: May 21 marks the one year anniversary of Maria Sue Chapman’s entrance into heavan to be with Jesus. Five days after the tragic death of Maria the show hope team gathered for the first time, formally, in our board room. I clearly remember the tears trickling down my face and sharing with everyone […]

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Ex-Orphans Unleashed

by Dan Cruver Published May 21, 2009

Ex-Orphans Unleashed from Russell Moore on Vimeo. From Moore to the Point: This sermon, “Ex-Orphans Unleashed: What an Adoption Culture Can Teach Us about the Mission of Christ, and Vice-Versa” (Gal 3:27-4:9), was originally preached on Sunday, May 10, 2009 at Highview Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. Russell Moore is speaking at Together for Adoption […]

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Amazon has used copies of Launching an Orphans Ministry in Your Church by Jason Weber and Paul Pennington of Hope for Orphans starting from $1.00 (plus shipping). Hope for Orphans believes that “the local church is God’s answer for the orphan crisis” and “exists to help your church do what God has called you to […]

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Let me encourage you to read the resolution that Russell Moore recently submitted to the Resolutions Committee of the 2009 Southern Baptist Convention: “On Adoption and Orphan Care.”

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The Forgotten Part of James 1:27 (Part Two)

by Dan Cruver Published May 19, 2009

“Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world” (James 1:27). After posting my article, “The Forgotten Part of James 1:27,” I received some excellent feedback that I think warrants a second post. Here’s the feedback: […]

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Theology

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