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Archive for March, 2010

Adoption Tax Credit Update

by Dan Cruver Published Mar 31, 2010

The following helpful article was written by John M. Hine (The Hine Law Firm, LLC) and Laura Beauvais-Godwin (Director of Nightlight Christian Adoptions in SC): Adoption Tax Credit By John M. Hine, Esq. and Laura Beauvais-Godwin Great news: The adoption tax credit has been extended for one more year, has increased, and you could get […]

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Show Hope and Cinderella

by Dan Cruver Published Mar 30, 2010

Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella is coming to Nashville to commemorate the life of Maria Chapman. Read the announcement for more information. This unique event looks fantastic!

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I have the privilege of preaching at Berea Baptist Church, Augusta, Georgia, this morning on “Orphan Care and Cosmic Significance of Adoption” as part of their “Sanctity of Life & Adoption Month.” I’m deeply grateful for this church and its passion and vision for adoption ministry.

Orphaned in Haiti: What Your Church Can Do

by Dan Cruver Published Mar 25, 2010

Your church now has the opportunity to partner with a Haitian church to care for Haiti’s orphaned and vulnerable children. Since they returned to the states, the Haiti Orphan Relief Team (HORT) has been diligently working on an executable plan that will provide U.S. churches with the opportunity to come alongside Haitian churches to serve […]

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Summit VI is almost here!

by Dan Cruver Published Mar 23, 2010

You and individuals from your church community are invited to attend the Christian Alliance for Orphans’ national Summit VI!   This national conference is designed to help Christians start and grow orphan ministry in the local church, including adoption, foster care and international orphan initiatives. Summit VI on April 29-30 in Minneapolis, MN will bring together grassroots advocates, […]

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Jesus took transracial adoption to the cross not to make a statement against it, but rather to accomplish it. When Jesus went to the cross, transracial adoption—the bringing of both Jews and Gentiles into God’s household—was gloriously stamped on his mind and deeply embedded in his heart. How do I know this to be the […]

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Keynote Speakers for T4A 2010 in Austin

by Dan Cruver Published Mar 17, 2010

God has provided us with a fantastic lineup of keynote speakers for our upcoming October 1-2 conference in Austin, Texas. We could not be any more grateful to God for the people he has provided us. Our conference theme is “The Gospel, the Church, and the Global Orphan Crisis.” Conference details and the opportunity to […]

Adopted to be Heirs

by Dan Cruver Published Mar 16, 2010

“God hath adopted us, not as natural men, for this or that respect, to an earthly inheritance, but God freely adopts us to an heavenly inheritance that fadeth not; neither doth God adopt us as men do men for the solacing of childlessness, for God hath a Son in whom he is pleased; neither again […]

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God’s work of adoption, from its pre-temporal beginning to its earth-renewing ending, is as pro-life as it gets. When sin broke into the world through Adam’s rebellion, death began its tyrannical reign. As a result, human culture became a culture of death, begining with the story of Cain and Abel and continuing on with ethnic […]

PDF of “What Orphans Need”

by Dan Cruver Published Mar 11, 2010

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Haiti Orphan Relief Team: Video Blog #1

by Dan Cruver Published Mar 8, 2010

As many of you know, Together for Adoption is working closely with the Haiti Orphan Relief Team (HORT). HORT is a cooperative effort of disaster response experts and U.S. based ministries that have unified to respond to the orphan crisis in Haiti. The following was posted on the HORT blog earlier today: While the initial Haiti […]

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