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A Race Well Run

This week we saw Mary DeBoer VandenBosch, 93, reach the end of her race.  Mary co-founded Bethany Christian Services.   Her life embodies an incredible example of the ripple effect of […]


Orphans and the Church

By Jim Daly I was an orphan. The world, at least as I knew it, fell apart for me when I was in the fourth-grade.  My mother died of cancer […]


Vast Need: Unified Response

By Dennis Rainey I’ve been thinking recently of the magnitude of the task before us:  If you define an orphan as one who has lost either mother or father, there […]


Empowered to Connect

Virtually every facet of the Christian orphan movement—from foster care and adoption ministries to overseas orphan care—is growing more robust by the day.  In both discussion and ministry-emphasis, however, one […]


Of Hollywood, Orphans, and Us

New op-ed in National Review… “One of history’s most cherished orphan stories is that of Esther, the brave adopted girl who became queen of Persia and rescued the Jewish people […]


Signs of Success in Florida

The State of Florida last week reported the highest number of adoptions through its public adoption system in state history:  a total of 3,776 for the fiscal year ending June 30, […]