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Archive for July, 2012

Early Bird Deadline TODAY!

by Dan Cruver Published Jul 31, 2012

TODAY is your LAST CHANCE to save money on registration for Together for Adoption Atlanta! Our early bird rate of $89 ends tonight at 11:59pm PST. After today, registration is $99 per person until August 21, when it increases to $109. So if you’re planning on joining us in Atlanta, today is your best day […]

Early Bird Deadline Ends TODAY!

by Dan Cruver Published Jul 30, 2012

TODAY is your LAST CHANCE to save money on registration for Together for Adoption Atlanta! Our early bird rate of $89 ends tonight at 11:59pm. After today, registration is $109 per person. So if you’re planning on joining us in Atlanta, today is your bestday to register. Ready-Made Tweets for Your Immediate Use The @t4aCon EARLY BIRD DEADLINE is TODAY! Join […]

[Above picture is of the indoor jungle gym at our host church] “Can we bring our children to the conference this year?” This is an important question we’ve been asked quite frequently as of late. Although we are not able to provide traditional childcare this year, you are very welcome to bring your children. As […]

Interview: An Adoptive Mom to Adoptive Moms

by Dan Cruver Published Jul 26, 2012

Today’s interview is with an adoptive mom for adoptive (or pre-adoptive) moms. Shelly Roberts is the wife of her best friend, David, mom to three sons and two daughters, and serves with ABBA Fund in her spare time. Her family has a huge passion for the needs of orphans, both domestically and around the world. […]

Together for Adoption is NOT a movement per se. Rather, it’s an an oasis — a Rivendell-type refuge where both the beautiful and refreshing are experienced, and where you rediscover how the struggle of your daily story fits within God’s Grand Story of Adoption for a Broken World. Since as Christians we are walking through […]

Don’t worry. You belong to your Father.

by Dan Cruver Published Jul 23, 2012

I know those aren’t lilies of the field in the picture below, but I think they’ll do the trick… Make sure you read the Tim Keller quotation beneath the lovely flowers, though. Tim Keller on how our adoption by God the Father should shape our perspective on life as Christians: “All Christians are, in fact, […]

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T4A Atlanta Conference Video (Trailer 1)

by Dan Cruver Published Jul 19, 2012

The first video trailer for Together for Adoption Atlanta is now here! If you want a look into the meaning and profound significance of this year’s conference theme, God’s Story of Adoption for a Broken World, watch the trailer. You may very well find yourself booking your flight to Atlanta once it’s over! More info […]

George Whitefield, Orphans, & T4A Atlanta

by Dan Cruver Published Jul 18, 2012

Since our 2012 conference will be held September 14-15 in state of Georgia, I found the work that the great evangelist, George Whitefield, did in the 18th century for Georgia’s orphans to be inspiring and instructive. As impressive as the amount that Whitefield raised is, I am much more interested in knowing what it was […]

and our winners are . . .

by Dan Cruver Published Jul 14, 2012

Many thanks to everyone who participated in our first annual video commercial contest. Since last Saturday (July 7) alone, our video contest page received over 50,000 views! We are very grateful for everyone’s enthusiasm and help in spreading the word about our September 14-15 conference in Atlanta. Prizes for the attendee category: 1st Place: All-expenses-paid trip […]

Video Contest Ends Tomorrow

by Dan Cruver Published Jul 13, 2012

Our video contest for Together for Adoption Atlanta ends tomorrow at noon EST. We received 1 exhibitor entry and 8 attendee entries. Over 4,000 votes have been cast so far. We are very grateful for everyone who took the time to create and send a video in. We’ve thoroughly enjoyed watching them! Here’s what the […]

Meet Tony Merida: Speaker at T4A Atlanta

by Dan Cruver Published Jul 12, 2012

Over the next several weeks, we will be introducing you to a number of our Together for Adoption Atlanta speakers and exhibitors. The Lord has graciously provided us with a wonderful team of speakers and faithful leaders within the evangelical orphan care and adoption movement. We could not be more grateful. General Session Speaker Tony […]

Adoption is about being wanted

by Dan Cruver Published Jul 10, 2012

Alister McGrath writes: “Adoption is about being wanted.  It is about belonging.  These are deeply emotive themes, which resonate with the cares and concerns of many in our increasingly fractured society.  To be adopted is to be invited into a loving and caring environment.  It is about being welcomed, wanted and invited.  Adoption celebrates the […]

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