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Five New Books for the Orphan Care Movement: After They are Yours

We’ve yet got two months to go in 2015. But it has already been a banner year for new books that that help to both grow and guide Christian adoption, foster care and global orphan care The weighty substance of these books serves as both strong stimulus for and strong indication of a movement that […]


Together for Adoption Conference in October

Our good friends at Together for Adoption are gearing up for their national conference, this year in Louisville, KY on October 4-5.  (See more and register HERE.)  We deeply value how T4A so consistently labors to root the Christian orphan care movement where all Christian action must begin:  as always a response to the God […]


Upcoming Conferences Dig Deep on Things that Matter

Two upcoming conferences promise deep substance on two topics of great import to the Christian orphan movement:  the theological wellsprings of Christian orphan care and connecting with children from hard places. The Together for Adoption conference in Atlanta, GA on September 14-15, 2012 will “take Christians deeper into God’s story of adoption to give hope […]


Critique of Christian Adoption and Orphan Care

An individual with strong criticism for the Christian orphan care movement, David Smolin, oversaw creation of the current Journal of Christian Legal Thought.  The Journal’s editor describes it as an opportunity to air and engage “dissenting opinions.” I was excited at the prospect of a forum for engaging many of the deep and complex questions that […]


Five Star Review for ORPHANOLOGY

Christianity Today‘s book review released today gives five stars to the book, Orphanology, by Tony Merida and Rick Morton.  This book is one of a trio of books released in the last year that explore the Gospel-roots of adoption and orphan care.  The two other excellent volumes include Daniel Bennett’s Passion for the Fatherless and […]


Reclaiming Adoption: winners

by Noel Piper (noelpiper.com) I asked Dan Cruver of Together for Adoption to share some thoughts with my blog readers this morning. Dan is the editor and one of the authors of Reclaiming Adoption: Missional Living through the Rediscovery of Abba Father. __________ What Orphans Need by Dan Cruver When Jesus was about to go public with the […]