Resources on Adoption

“You do not know what tomorrow will bring . . . for you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes” (James 4:14).   This verse has consumed me since seeing the jarring news yesterday of... Continue...

November is National Adoption Month. Over the past couple of decades, the church has experienced a stirring of responsiveness about all types of care for orphaned and vulnerable children, and an increase in awareness of adoption has been part of... Continue...

Here is an excerpt from an article at RNS where Russell Moore was interviewed about the foster care crisis in Oklahoma: "At the BGCO event, hosted by the First Baptist Church of Edmond, a suburb north of Oklahoma City, Christian... Continue...

While God may not be calling all of us to adopt a child, he has called us to care for the orphans and widows (James 1:27). Furthermore, he has given us 59 “one another’s” in Scripture. Whatever we do, it’s... Continue...

Like most newly licensed foster or adoptive parents, we got right to it. The day my wife, Julie and I, received our certificate in the mail, we contacted the Missouri social-services caseworker assigned to the girls we saw on the... Continue...

Many will recognize this Sunday as Orphan Care Sunday. In many churches across our nation, congregations will be discussing how ordinary people can be used by an extraordinary God to meet the needs of at-risk and orphaned children in our... Continue...

Love, marriage, baby carriage—that’s the predictable course many couples follow to fulfill the cultural mandate in Genesis to “be fruitful and multiply.” Because procreation is a natural biological process that God designed, we expect our bodies to work as intended... Continue...

Sharen Ford moderates a discussion between Dan Dumas, Chuck Johnson, Emily Chapman Richards, Becky Weichhand about adoption and foster care at the Evangelicals for Life 2018 Conference in Washington, D.C.  Subscribe  iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | Tune in Continue...

A new bill would allow more faith-based adoption agencies to operate based on their religious beliefs, helping more children find their "forever homes." Read Russell Moore's full op-ed here. Continue...

Download the Child Welfare Coaltion Letter Southern Baptists affirm adoption as a central theological theme that provides practical application in our families and communities. We adopt because when we were most destitute, we ourselves were adopted into the family of God. A... Continue...