Resources on Adoption

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...

This is last part of a series (read parts 1, 2, and 3) born out of several years of consulting with and observing many churches across America develop orphan care ministries. Over time, I have noticed some common mistakes that... Continue...

Our son, Jude, turned two recently. Like many moms, I get a little sentimental as we approach birthdays. I broke out old photos and swooned in the days prior. My heart ached as I remembered the nurses commenting on his... Continue...

This is part three (read part one and part two) of a series born out of several years of consulting with and observing many churches across America develop orphan care ministries. Over time, I have noticed 10 common mistakes that... Continue...

This is part two (read part one here) of a series born out of several years of consulting with and observing many churches across America develop orphan care ministries. Over time, I have noticed 10 common mistakes that cause these ministries... Continue...

This is part one of a series born out of several years of consulting with and observing many churches across America develop orphan care ministries. Over time, I have noticed 10 common mistakes that cause these ministries to struggle, and... Continue...

Recently, conversation has reached a fever pitch in the adoption community over what some are heralding as the beginning of the end of Intercountry Adoption in the United States. World Magazine, Baptist Press, and The Federalist have all carried articles... Continue...