Five New Books for the Orphan Care Movement: Know Orphans

Know OrphansWe’ve yet got two months to go in 2015. But it has already been a banner year for new books that that help to both grow and guide Christian adoption, foster care and global orphan care The weighty substance of these books serves as both strong stimulus for and strong indication of a movement that is truly maturing in wisdom and depth.

Alongside Becoming Home, which kicked off 2014, five new titles are now inspiring, challenging and maturing thoughtful readers across the U.S. and far beyond. We’ll highlight one a day over the coming week:

Know Orphans: Mobilizing the Church for Global Orphanology, by Rick Morton and Tony Merida, explores the central role of the church in adoption, foster care and global orphan ministry.

As I wrote in endorsement, “To engage the world at its most hurting is a venture of great complexity and cost.  Doing so wisely and well demands thoughtfulness, continued refining of approach and a compassion rooted deep in the love of God.  Know Orphans offers all of these with frankness, insight and humility.”