If you live in the Southeast, Northlands Church is hosting their first adoption conference, Hope at Home, September 23-24. This is the home church of Dr. Susan Hillis, adoptive mother of 10 children, motivational speaker, and Senior HIV Scientist from the CDC (Susan is also a breakout speaker at our October 21-22 conference in Phoenix). Hope at Home promises to be an excellent conference.
From the conference website:
Hope at Home – 2011 is a time of refreshing as we encounter the Father’s heart towards adoptive families. It is going beyond a traditional conference to equip and restore parents as they face the challenging task of transforming orphans into sons and daughters.
Why You Should Attend:
Receive renewed strength for your parenting ministry
Be equipped with new practical skills and insights
Learn how to access God’s resources for physical, emotional, and spiritual needs
Enjoy the powerful prayer ministry offered throughout the event
Be encouraged by sharing experiences with other adoptive parents
Make authentic connections with others who share your commitment to children
Hearing Adopted and Biological Children Share Their Stories
A Sample of Topics Covered:
Responding to Your Adopted Child’s Tough Questions
Nurturing Your Marriage Amidst Competing Demands
Establishing Peace in Your Home: Addressing Anger in You and Your Child
Fathering Your Adopted Child
Creating Unity Among Siblings in Your Adoptive Family
Transforming an Orphan Spirit into a Spirit of Adoption
Loving Your Adopted Child Through Every Stage of Their Lives
Susan Hillis, Ph.D. – Adoptive mother of 10 children, motivational speaker, and Senior HIV Scientist from the CDC.
Stephen and Beth Templeton – Adoptive parents and leaders in their local church. They head parenting ministry and Northlands Church.
Greg Haswell – Pastor of Northlands Church (which consists of 18% of adoptive families).
September 23 – 24 - Northlands Church – Norcross, GA
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