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Last Day to Win

Today is the last day to win the contest for a private reception and VIP Seats at the Steven Curtis Chapman Performance!  Email your points to by the end of the day to enter. And do you have a friend who is still wondering if Summit VI is for them?  Share this with them..

The Danger of Caring for Orphans—Guest Blog at Tom Davis’ Blog

Can you think of moments when your heart has been stabbed by the plight of an orphan?  A short-term mission trip?  A story on CNN?   Something written by Tom Davis?  I’d say “yes” to all three. In such moments, I experience deep ache, sorrow…as well as gratitude that God has finally pierced my often-calloused heart […]

Towers Magazine Interview With Jedd Medefind

Towers magazine’s March 22 edition includes an interview with Alliance President Jedd Medefind on orphan care and adoption ministry and the church. TOWERS: If you were a pastor in a church wanting to promote an orphan care culture, what things would you do and say? MEDEFIND: You can always begin with Scripture because God’s heart […]

Adopting for Life Audio and Video Online

Russell Moore and the first-rate team at Southern have released the audio and video from their Adopting for Life Conference.  You can hear or see a keynote address from Alliance President Jedd Medefind, as well as tremendous content from a host of other presenters.  These include Dan Cruver, Maridel Sandberg, Andy Lehman, Jason Kovacs, Tera […]

Oregon Considering Replicating Alliance Member’s “Safe Families” Model

We’ve shared with you before on this blog about the remarkable “Safe Families” vision of Christian Alliance for Orphans’ member Lydia Homes, led by Dr. David Anderson, in Illinois.  Dr. Anderson’s “Safe Families” model allows families on the verge of having their children taken by the state to voluntarily allow the children to be placed […]