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Hospital Adoption Support Program

Christians motivated toward foster care and adoption in the U.S. typically focus on children older than infants.   That’s because over the past several decades a variety of factors, both good and bad, have dramatically reduced the number of babies needing adoption in the U.S.  Even so, each year some 14,000-18,000 women facing unexpected pregnancies choose […]


New Foster/Adopt Reality Show Premiers Friday

One could certainly debate whether the world needs a new reality show…but here comes one that seems likely to tell some stories that ought to be told:  Family Addition. Host Leigh Anne Tuohy (whose own story was recounted in the film, “The Blind Side) will be spending times with families are fostering children and now […]


Retirees Who Choose to Adopt from Foster Care

NBC News last week carried a short profile of what it describes as a growing trend: empty-nest couples who choose to adopt older children from the U.S. foster system.  It describes, “Instead of visiting the golf course or moving to a beachside community, some retirees are choosing the more difficult but ultimately rewarding path of […]


New York Times on Christian Orphan Care Movement

The New York Times yesterday carried a significant article on the “fast growing Christian movement” of Christian adoption and orphan care.  The article under-emphasizes some of the most dynamic aspects of the movement—perhaps especially the rapidly growing engagement with foster care and the countless in-country orphan care initiatives around the globe.  Yet the author clearly […]