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Snapshots of Orphan Sunday from Around the Globe

What took place around the globe on Orphan Sunday is at least as thrilling as what happened in the U.S.  This year was the first serious attempt at growing Orphan Sunday globally.  In the words of Ruslan Maliuta, who led efforts in Ukraine, “God by far exceeded our wildest expectations.”  Does that sounds hyperbolic?  Not […]


Great Piece from the Houston Chronicle Online Spotlighting Orphan Sunday

An article from the Houston Chronicle online provided a great window into one local expression of Orphan Sunday.  The article, Local Christian Group Promotes Adoption, Orphan Care, both Locally and Internationally, highlights Orphan Sunday at Houston’s First Baptist…as well as the growing movement across America and beyond.  It begins: According to the Houston Adoption Alliance […]


Orphan Sunday is Upon Us! (And it’s amazing to see what’s happening)

After months of anticipation, Orphan Sunday is upon us!  It’s nothing short of amazing to hear about the countless events planned across the U.S.:  families gathering around “The Orphan’s Table”…small groups watching the “Answer the Cry” DVD and discuss its implications… entire churches rallying on Sunday morning…as well as Heart Gallery showings…concerts…student events…and so much […]


October Webinar Now Viewable Online

Last week’s Alliance webinar on Orphan Care Ministry that Lasts:  A Pastor’s Perspective on Overcoming Common Obstacles is now online and can be viewed HERE.


Orphan Sunday Explodes in Russia and Ukraine

As we’ve recently highlighted, one of the most exciting elements of Orphan Sunday 2011 is the way it is springing up in countries around the world, from Kenya to the Philippines to Guatemala.   What an amazing catalyst for a global orphan movement!  A report I just received from Cristi Slate and our good friends at […]


Things Get Messy When We Get Close to the World’s Hurt

Here’s the simple truth:  if we get involved with caring for hurting people, we’ll end up in messy situations.  Life becomes complex.  We’ll face decisions that have no obvious answers, perhaps no good answers at all.  So if you want to keep things neat and tidy, you’d best steer clear of orphans and adoption and […]