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Archive for September, 2012

Special Focus on the Family Invitation!

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 29, 2012

If you are a pastor in Kentucky and are attending Together for Adoption’s October 4-5 Conference for Pastors & Adoption and Orphan Care Ministry Leaders, we would like to invite you to attend a special Wait No More luncheon sponsored by Focus on the Family. This special luncheon will be held on Thursday, October 4th, from […]

Response to “Adopting a Kid, Not a Cause”

by Dennae Pierre Published Sep 28, 2012

As a foster and adoptive mother, I am always happy to come across articles on adoption. Megan Hill’s thoughts on whether or not adoption should be considered a cause communicated to me her desire for her children to know that they are loved and wanted by her. I can say a hearty “amen” as an […]

What are these pleasures forevermore”?

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 26, 2012

“You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore” (Psalm 16:11). What image comes to your mind when you imagine what “fullness of joy” and “pleasures forevermore” look like? Do you imagine something like pictured above, an ethereal heaven of […]

A Love that Fuels Social Action

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 24, 2012

Do we really have time for the robust study of theology when there are so many issues of social justice that need our attention (orphan prevention, family re-unification and preservation, kids aging out of foster care, the support of indigenous adoption efforts, etc)? “Do we really have time to study the theology of adoption when […]

Neither Aslan nor Adoption are Tame

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 22, 2012

Take a look at the ad below, but don’t stop with it. Keep reading this paragraph and the brief paragraphs below it. The theology of Adoption is in no way a doctrine just to be studied by theologians and pastors. Theological Adoption is for the church — and that means it’s for all of us […]

A Little of This | A Little of That

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 21, 2012

We are fresh off last weekend’s Together For Adoption conference in Atlanta and are now focusing our energies on October 4-5′s T4A conference for pastors & ministry leaders at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. If you weren’t able to join us and over 600 others in Atlanta, we’d love to have you come […]

Our Featured Blogger: Kim de Blecourt

by Dan Cruver Published Sep 10, 2012

We are very pleased to have Kim de Blecourt serve as the featured blogger this weekend for Together for Adoption Atlanta. Kim is a media veteran, experienced writer, and expert on international adoption. She heads a ministry called Nourished Hearts (http://www.nourishedhearts.com) to encourage, inspire, and create community around those who are adopting or have adopted […]

Together for Adoption Atlanta is next week! I can hardly believe it myself! But as has happened every year before, the many days, weeks, and months of planning and organizing journey together to one final destination: T4A’s 2-day national conference. As I’ve said before, Together for Adoption is NOT a movement, or even a group of Christians […]

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