Adoption and Orphans

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Foster Care

Why I Decided to Foster a College Student

For one couple, becoming foster parents happened in a really unexpected way.

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Let’s Turn the Helpless Into Heroes

I’ve always believed that’s what birth mothers really are—heroes.

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Would You Say Yes to Becoming an “Instant Family”?

Is foster care messy? Of course. Is it worth it? Absolutely.

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Born on Valentine’s Day With a Broken Heart

Stephen and Jill Kendrick’s story of adopting Mia

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An Orphan’s Plea

What happened when a 15-year-old boy appeared in a Florida church, asking for a family.

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She Had Nobody

When Laura and Steve Byers traveled 5,000 miles to Ukraine, they didn’t know the name of the little girl they would adopt. They had no idea what she would look like, or how old she would be. And they couldn’t comprehend how much she would change their lives. “How will we know it’s her?” Laura […]

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We Thought Adoption Would Mess Up Our Family of Four

September 2006 Like many Christians I know, my wife, Erin, and I had discussed whether adoption is something we would ever do. We liked to think that we would. The topic never really came up more than a handful of times. Then some friends of ours who had adopted invited us to an “If You […]

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Doing What God Wants Me to Do

They thought their “baby days” were over, but they didn’t know what the Lord would do next.

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Considering Adoption in the Face of Infertility

Encouragement for those who have doubts about adopting.

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Adoption

How to Develop a Bond with an Adopted Child

It begins with the process of attachment—the deep sense of belonging to each other.

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