Adoption and Orphans

Would You Say Yes to Becoming an “Instant Family”?

Is foster care messy? Of course. Is it worth it? Absolutely.

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Born on Valentine’s Day With a Broken Heart

Stephen and Jill Kendrick’s story of adopting Mia

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An Orphan’s Plea

What happened when a 15-year-old boy appeared in a Florida church, asking for a family.

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She Had Nobody

When Laura and Steve Byers traveled 5,000 miles to Ukraine, they didn’t know the name of the little girl they would adopt. They had no idea what she would look…

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We Thought Adoption Would Mess Up Our Family of Four

September 2006 Like many Christians I know, my wife, Erin, and I had discussed whether adoption is something we would ever do. We liked to think that we would. The…

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Doing What God Wants Me to Do

They thought their “baby days” were over, but they didn’t know what the Lord would do next.

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Considering Adoption in the Face of Infertility

Encouragement for those who have doubts about adopting.

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How to Develop a Bond with an Adopted Child

It begins with the process of attachment—the deep sense of belonging to each other.

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Orphans Who Cares

More than 800,000 children pass through the foster care system in America each year.

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Called to Adopt

A day full of frustrating challenges gave me a good laugh years later.

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Adjustment Issues

A day full of frustrating challenges gave me a good laugh years later.

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Are You Ready to Adopt?

Here are some issues to consider as you consider adding to your family through adoption.

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A Conversation at Walmart Naming a Birth Mother

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Failure Reject Not Worthy to be a Mother

The story of one couple’s journey from infertility to adoption.

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10 Ideas: Ministering to Orphans

Every Christian can make a difference in caring for orphans and children in foster care.

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The Raineys’ Adoption Story

By giving you a brief glimpse into our story, we pray that we will encourage you to prayerfully consider getting involved in adoption and orphan care.

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The Day Baby Sarah Turned Blue

The story of an orphan who weighed only five pounds at six weeks, yet taught me about God’s love and compassion.

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