5 Questions To Ask Before Adopting

  • February 29, 2012
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Adoption is a significant step for any family and can surface a number of important issues worthy of thinking through. When we consider the Father’s gracious adoption of us in Christ, however, I think many of the common questions and concerns—like “can I love a…

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Orphan To Heir

  • February 28, 2012
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“If this thing ever really gets serious, I need you to know that I can only marry a man who is excited about adopting children one day.” When Jennifer said this statement early on in our relationship, I so wanted…

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Sight For The Blind

  • February 28, 2012
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Eliud is eighteen. An orphan for ten years, he lives alone in a home made of cardboard, wood and corrugated metal. It’s eight feet long, five and a half feet high and five feet deep. Because of a sponsor named Nick in…

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Let’s Stop Ignoring Joseph

  • February 27, 2012
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I played a cow in my first-grade Christmas pageant, and I had more lines than the kid who played Joseph. He was a prop, or so it seemed, for Mary, the plastic doll in the manger, and the rest of…

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Stand For Orphans & Stand Against Human Trafficking

  • February 25, 2012
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The world’s orphan and human trafficking crises are inextricably linked. Orphan ministry means being engaged in the fight against slavery and human trafficking. Obviously, orphans are among the least powerful and most vulnerable people on earth. That is why I believe that God has…

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Just {What} Is Required

  • February 24, 2012
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“For as the rain and snow come down from heaven and do not return there but water the earth, making it bring forth and sprout, giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater, so is my word that…

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