The issue is not creating an adoption culture at your church. It’s already every church’s culture. We have all been adopted by God. The issue for every church, then, is living in the reality of our adoption by God.
Many amazing stories about orphans have been written in response to the new horror movie “Orphan.” God uses grace-filled stories like these to stir others up to love and good works. So please, keep telling them! God uses grace-filled stories like these to stir his people up to defend the cause of the orphan. In […]
God has given the Church a great privilege and calling: to care for orphans in their distress (James 1:27). Our T4A conferences are not primarily about equipping individual Christians to fulfill the orphan mandate, though they certainly do this. Many individuals and couples have already registered for our upcoming conference, and for this we are […]
Nick Lyndon of Show Hope: It is so exciting to see the doors of Maria’s Big House of Hope flung wide open to welcome the least of the least of the special needs orphans! Thanks to all the supporters and sponsors who have helped to make this a reality, and to all the Show Hope […]
If you haven’t already, read Tim Keller’s recent paper entitled “The Gospel and the Poor.” In it he argues that the church is “a pilot plant of the kingdom of God. The church is to use its gifts and power to heal all the results of sin, spiritual, psychological, social, physical.” Tim also does a […]
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Christian Alliance for Orphans has launched a blog called Orphans’ Matchbox! Jedd Medefind writes: Welcome to Orphans’ Matchbox, the blog of the Christian Alliance for Orphans. We offer it as not much more than a few loaves and a couple dried fish. But God has a way of multiplying such things. The truth is, from […]
If you are interested in helping us equip Christians theologically about orphan care and adoption, we are looking for volunteers who would help us produce a free e-book resource that will be released prior to our October 2-3 conference. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for information about volunteer opportunities in this important project. It may […]
Jason Kovacs: More than 1.2 billion children around the world grow up without hope and basic necessities. This large group is normally untouched by the message of God’s love and compassion. What can we do? Red Card: Standing Against Oppression, Providing Hope is a new curriculum on children at risk created by Caleb Resources, a […]
Our new T4A video connects the glory of the Gospel (i.e., the treasure that Jesus is) with the current global orphan crisis. The video’s quotations come from “The Orphan Crisis: Not the Way It’s Supposed to Be” (Part 1 and Part 2). Here’s the YouTube link to “Freed to Visit Orphans.” Many thanks to Brannon […]
As all of you who frequent this blog know, we have our next Together for Adoption conference on October 2-3 at Christ Community Church in Franklin, Tennessee. It is a conference we are very excited about. From time to time I’m asked this question, “Who should consider attending your conference? It seems like a really […]
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