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Archive for June, 2010

Our Early-Bird Conference Rate Ends Today

by Dan Cruver Published Jun 30, 2010

The early-bird registration price ($69) for our October 1-2 National Conference ends today. Tomorrow, July 1st, our registration price will go from $69 to $79 per person. Please help us spread the word!

Meet Our Featured Bloggers

by Dan Cruver Published Jun 30, 2010

We are assembling an amazing Featured Bloggers Team for our National Conference. Each of these bloggers is passionate about orphan care and adoption, has a compelling voice in the blogosphere, and is joining T4A to fight the spiritual battle of caring for orphans and to mobilize U.S. churches for global orphan care. Together for Adoption […]

“There is so much that needs to be done for orphans right now, and therefore so little time for in-depth study of theology. Don’t get me wrong: theology is really important, but we just don’t have time for it right now.” From time to time I hear comments similar to this one from good, passionate, […]

Early Bird Ends Wednesday!

by Dan Cruver Published Jun 28, 2010

If you wish to take advantage of early bird registration ($69 per person) for our National Conference in Austin, you have less than two days to do so. Early bird registration ends this Wednesday, June 30th. Join Dave Gibbons, Dr. Karyn Purvis, Matt Carter, Bryan Loritts, Tom Davis, Dr. Susan Hillis, Carlos Whittaker, Aaron Ivey, […]

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Who will be at our conference? Esther Havens

by Dan Cruver Published Jun 28, 2010

Esther Havens is a Humanitarian Photographer (Esther provided the orphan picture that is featured on our conference page). She captures stories that transcend a person’s circumstances and reveal their true strength. For many years she has focused on social-awareness campaigns with organizations such as charity: water, TOMS Shoes, Falling Whistles and Invisible Children. Her images […]

In Part 1 I argued that ultimately orphan care is not what we do. It’s what Jesus does. Because of our union with Christ, who is the resurrected and ascended High Priest, Jesus not only purifies and cleanses our ministry to orphans, he leads it. His ministry to orphans is the ministry to orphans. As […]

Join the Team. Spread the Word!

by Dan Cruver Published Jun 24, 2010

Dear Adoption and Orphan Advocates, It’s here…’s now – The Early Bird Discount Promo Blitz is now through Wednesday, June 30! We need your help. Please help us spread the word. If you would, paste the following tweet in your twitter feed: Don’t miss it! @t4aCon’s best rate ends June 30. Help spread the […]

Who will be at our conference? Dave Gibbons

by Dan Cruver Published Jun 23, 2010

Dave Gibbons is one of the six general session speakers at our October 1-2 National Conference in Austin, TX. His talk is entitled “The Church as the Answer to the Foster Care Challenge.” As you will learn in the video below, Dave and his church are committed advocates for orphaned and vulnerable children. Dave is the founding […]

Bryan Loritts is one of the six general session speakers at our October 1-2 National Conference in Austin, TX. His talk is entitled “The Church as the Theater of Transracial Adoption.” Bryan is the lead pastor of Fellowship Memphis, a multi-cultural church ministering to the evolving community of the city of Memphis. Fellowship Memphis was a […]

Abide Interview with Jared Wilson (Part 1)

by Dan Cruver Published Jun 21, 2010

Jared Wilson, author of Your Jesus Is Too Safe: Outgrowing a Drive-Thru, Feel-Good Savior, graciously agreed to do a two-part interview with me about his great new Bible study entitled, Abide (Jared blogs at The Gospel-Driven Church). If you are interested in exploring more deeply the rhythms of kingdom living in a consumeristic culture, let me […]

Grateful to God for my Dad

by Dan Cruver Published Jun 20, 2010

Today, on this Father’s Day, I want to honor my heavenly Father by honoring my earthly father. God is the giver of all good gifts and He has given me an extraordinary gift in my father. Thank you, Dad, for giving me countless childhood memories of laughter. When I think back on my childhood years, […]

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Click on the image below to view our new conference eNewsletter on its own webpage with the capability of forwarding it to others via e-mail. Would you consider partnering with us by helping us spread the word? Dear Adoption and Orphan Advocates, We are excited to invite you to our upcoming October 1-2 Together for […]

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