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Christian Alliance for Orphans Honored with NCFA’s “Friend of Adoption” Award

At its national conference in July, the National Council for Adoption announced its 2011 awards.  The Christian Alliance for Orphans and the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships were both honored with the “Friend of Adoption” Award. Said NCFA President Chuck Johnson, “NCFA has the privilege, year after year, of recognizing some of […]

Article in The Nation Goes After Christian Adoption

Christianity Today online has just released an article I’ve written in response to the piece that ran in The Nation this week.  The Christianity Today article begins: An article titled “The Evangelical Adoption Crusade” appeared Friday in The Nation, lodging a hard-hitting critique of Christians and adoption. Those who disapprove of Christian adoption efforts do […]

Pending Reductions in Adoptions from Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Ministry of Women’s, Children’s and Youth Affairs last week announced their intention to reduce intercountry adoptions from Ethiopia by 90 percent, effective immediately.  Volumes could be written about this tragic and counter-productive decision. Our friends at the Joint Council for International Children’s Services (JCICS) consistently take a measured and thoughtful approach to complex […]