Resources on Adoption

Adoption is incredible and a beautiful picture of the gospel. Yet, it can come with significant challenges. Sharen Ford, an expert in foster care and adoption at Focus on the Family, shares about this in her talk, “Are you mentally... Continue...

I remember exactly where I was when I felt grateful for what my birth mom did. I’ve always been thankful for my life, and I’ve always known that what my birth mom did was an incredible thing. My adoptive parents—the... Continue...

We recently marked several months of being home with our son who was adopted from the tiny south African country of Lesotho. He is full of life and has a huge personality. He laughs uncontrollably sometimes at things around our... Continue...

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Every Christian isn’t called to adopt, but everyone is called to care for orphans.   The evangelical adoption movement is but one strand in a long cord of Christian care for orphans. While adoption trends have fluctuated over time in... Continue...

There are more than 400,000 children in the U.S. foster care system. At the ERLC Evangelicals for Life Conference, Sharen Ford challenges the church to bring stability to children within a system that knows change all too well. Continue...

There are multiple ways for the church to get involved in proclaiming the gospel. Adoption is a clear way to display the gospel, but it’s not the only way. In my last article, Orphans, adoption and the heart of the gospel,... Continue...

November is National Adoption Month, and my heart catches on fire whenever I discuss adoption. A large part of my passion stems from the fact that my life has been radically altered by this precious gift. I was born in... Continue...

Orphan Sunday is November 13. Your church should recognize it, and I hate to say that. I hate to say it not because I don’t believe in the mission of Orphan Sunday, churches from every denomination and tradition calling us... Continue...

Each year in November, the President of the United States issues a proclamation to announce National Adoption Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness of the need for adoptive families and to encourage citizens to become involved in the lives... Continue...

May is National Foster Care Month, a time for promoting awareness and involvement in the foster care system. Here are five things you should know about the foster care system in America: 1. Foster care is a temporary arrangement in... Continue...