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Archive for February, 2010

Jedd Medefind writes: These words from an email sent me by a friend in Port-au-Prince highlight the struggle of those seeing the tragedy in Haiti firsthand, grappling with how to share what they are seeing with friends without appearing sensationalistic: I am struggling to find a balance to educate people. Some things seem too awful […]

A Future & A Hope Adoption Conference

by Dan Cruver Published Feb 19, 2010

On my way right now to Austin (TX) to speak at “A Future & A Hope Adoption Conference.” There are over 350 people attending. Eager to see what God is going to do.

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Conferences, Events

Click on the image below to see the full list of breakout sessions for the upcoming “Adopting for Life” conference. If you have not yet registered for the conference, you can do so here.

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Upcoming Events

by Dan Cruver Published Feb 17, 2010

I have the privilege of speaking at three wonderful adoption conferences over the next several weeks. If any of these conferences are in your neck-of-the-woods, let me encourage you to consider attending. Saturday, February 20th: A Future & A Hope Adoption Conference is hosted by Grace Covenant Church of Austin, Texas. Grace Covenant Church is […]

Adoption Together with the Black Church

by Dan Cruver Published Feb 11, 2010

Anthony Bradley writes: There are only 36,913 black kids ready to be adopted today because they are truly without parents. If one family in every black congregation would adopt one child, all the black children currently in the system would have a Christian home, especially black males. It really is that simple. There are approximately […]

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Benefit Concert with Lori Sealy

by Dan Cruver Published Feb 11, 2010

If you live in the Upstate of South Carolina, you might be interested in attending this February 19th benefit concert. Looks like it will be a wonderful event. NIGHTLIGHT CHRISTIAN ADOPTIONS And Children in HIS Image Program Dedicated to Assisting Families Seeking to Adopt the Orphaned Children of Haiti and Around the World Present in […]

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HORT Deploys to Haiti Valentine’s Day

by Dan Cruver Published Feb 9, 2010

Press Release: RALEIGH, NC –A volunteer team of U.S. disaster response experts and orphan care providers is coming together to provide strategic help to Haitian churches. The team will equip and train Haitian church leaders to provide local, long-term care for orphaned Haitian children in the aftermath of the January earthquake. The Haiti Orphan Relief […]

Black Children are an Endangered Species

by Dan Cruver Published Feb 9, 2010

Ryan Bomberger writes: Abortion is not just a women’s issue. It is a human issue. And today, for African-Americans, it is a human crisis. Nearly 40% of all black pregnancies end in induced abortion. That’s over 3x the rate of white women and 2x the rate of all other races combined. There are beautiful alternatives: […]

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How to Help Without Hurting Haiti

by Dan Cruver Published Feb 8, 2010

Upcoming Webinar Series: Steve Corbett and Brian Fikkert, authors of When Helping Hurts: How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor…and Yourself, will present a free, three-part webinar lecture series on the appropriate relief and development response to the Haiti earthquake disaster. To learn more about this webinar series and to register, go here. This […]

Orphan Care and The Big Red Tractor

by Dan Cruver Published Feb 8, 2010

Francis Chan wrote this children’s story to illustrate what God ordained the church to be in the world. Since God has called the church to care for orphans, I think “The Big Red Tractor” also applies to the current orphan care movement that is growing within the church. The Big Red Tractor from Jacob Lewis […]

Two Articles about Haiti’s Orphan Crisis

by Dan Cruver Published Feb 6, 2010

Click on either image below to read the entirety of the article (PDF).

Jedd Medefind, President of Christian Alliance for Orphans, interviewed me on Twitter today about the Haiti Orphan Relief Team (HORT). You can read the full transcript here.

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