Five New Books for the Orphan Care Movement: After They are Yours

After they are yoursWe’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:

After They are Yours, by Brian Borgman and Dan Cruver, offers a raw and refreshingly frank look at the challenges that often come with loving children from hard places, especially within ones own home via foster care or adoption.

As I write in endorsement, “It’s all here — joy, hurt, and longing. And this is precisely what we most need: truth-telling that plunges beyond cliche and facade to speak of both the beauty and the brokenness that so often come woven together in adoption, all of it wrapped round by God’s limitless grace.”