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The Real Issue with Pat Robertson’s Adoption Comments

Electric responses—from sorrow to anger—are lighting up blogosphere in response to comments by Pat Robertson on The 700 Club about the risk that adopted kids could turn out “weird” due to the prior abuse, medical issues and other baggage they might carry. I can’t help feeling that most all of the reactions I’ve seen, from […]


700 Club Controversial Commentary Removed, But Further Steps Would Be Even Better

Following a firestorm of response, the 700 Club has removed Pat Robertson’s commentary on adoption from the clip they’d initially posted.  (For those who feel the need to review his remarks, both the news report on Summit VI and the commentary by Robertson that follows is still accessible—embedded video below—beginning at minute 14:00). We appreciate […]


Goodness Flashes and Controversy Storms In News Story on Summit VI

A CBN headline news story today opened a poignant window into last month’s Summit VI and the rising tide of Christian commitment to orphans.  Commentary by Pat Robertson following the news segment, however, is likely to prod fierce discussion. The news report by Charlene Israel captured well the spirit of Summit VI and the passion […]