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The Tennessean on Christians and Orphan Care

The Tennessean this weekend carried three articles on Christians and orphan care written in the wake of Summit IX. One tells the true story of two families that have been helping support care for orphans in Ethiopia for years—the Quints and Valdezes.  But until recently, at least one of the families hadn’t been much aware […]


Overwhelming (Literally) Response to Summit 9!

With Summit registration closing tonight at midnight, we’ve been forced to confront the best kind of problem to have:  overwhelming response. Registration are now at least 500 more than when we closed online registration last year…and the registrations continue to pour in until 12 PM. That’s tremendous news, and also one more indicator of a […]


Winners of the Summit Blog Contest: A Deeply Moving Story

When we invited bloggers to share their personal stories of why they were excited about Summit, we didn’t know what to expect.  The diversity and number of posts that poured in truly lifted the hearts of the team deciding which would receive the awards for top posts. Choosing wasn’t easy, but we think you’ll find […]


George Dennehy Video…and SUMMIT IX!

If you haven’t yet seen the video of the Dennehy family, it’s definitely one you don’t want to miss.  (We’re also thrilled that George will be performing live at Summit IX!) Their story makes vividly apparent that, despite the great challenges children with special needs and their families often must carry, the gifts they bear […]