Resources on Adoption

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...

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...