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Summit Champions

Summit is always built by more people pitching in than one could easily count: the amazing host church and its staff…. a local volunteer leadership team…the army of day-of event volunteers….100+ world-class workshop instructors…the Summit musicians and keynote speakers…and so many others. It’s a beautiful, and sometimes all-too-rare, picture of Christian ministries and individuals laboring […]


Every Child Podcast on the Orphan Care Movement, Summit & More

Bill Blacquiere serves as President of Bethany Christian Services, the largest adoption agency in the U.S.—and also a major pioneer of innovative orphan care efforts both in the U.S. and abroad.  I had the privilege of joining Bill recently for a podcast interview on the Christian orphan care movement, trends in adoption and the church, […]


A Vision for Orphan Care & Adoption in the Church in Mexico

I’m headed south of the border today to be a small part of something big.  Hundreds of Mexican pastors and leaders will be gathering for a 2-day conference in Monterrey, Mexico to explore together God’s heart for the fatherless.  The central question:  what would it mean for the church in Mexico to fully embrace a […]


New Book from Johnny Carr: OrphanJustice

Johnny Carr is remarkable man.  Former Baptist preacher with a passion for justice…somehow both easy-going and intense…willing to tangle with complex social issues in ways that don’t fit neatly in “Red” or “Blue” political categories…delivers muscular sermons as readily in sign language as in English…one moment affirming the ancient truths of Christian faith, the next […]


Winners of the Summit Blog Contest: A Deeply Moving Story

When we invited bloggers to share their personal stories of why they were excited about Summit, we didn’t know what to expect.  The diversity and number of posts that poured in truly lifted the hearts of the team deciding which would receive the awards for top posts. Choosing wasn’t easy, but we think you’ll find […]