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Trisha Priebe


How the Christmas Story Is an Adoption Story

In a few days, we’ll gather with our families to celebrate Christmas. Many of us will open our Bibles to reflect on the Christmas story. While reading Luke 2 or Matthew 1, we’ll learn with Mary that she’s been chosen to give …

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Right Where You Belong: Thoughts From an Adoptee

As National Adoption Month draws to a close, I’d like to share a few thoughts with you as someone who was adopted and has adopted. These are thoughts I shared at the 2021 Christian Alliance for Orphans Summit in September. I …

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7 Verses for Seasons of Waiting

Waiting is hard work. Whether you’re waiting to complete an adoption, waiting to learn about a foster care placement, or waiting for general direction from God, remember these words from Paul David Tripp in his book, A Shelter in the Time …

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Did You Know These ’21 Olympians Were Adopted?

The Olympic Games are finally here! The sports world has officially gathered in Tokyo, and for the next two weeks, we’ll get to enjoy the beautiful ceremonies and impressive athletes that take center stage. It’s no secret that many Olympians …

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5 Lies Adoptive Parents Believe

Adoption is a gift. However, like anything important, a lot of misinformation surrounds it. And no matter how genuinely motivated, lies about adoption are harmful to children in need of families. How many couples are hesitant or unwilling to adopt simply because …

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Why Family Life Is the Answer to Orphan Care

We believe every child belongs in a family. And when it isn’t possible for children to be in their birth families—due to parental death, poverty, alcoholism, illness, or violence—we still believe children belong in families. Family is God’s design. And …

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Dad, You Are Needed in Orphan Care. Here’s Why.

Kids need a dad today more than ever. The role of a compassionate dad cannot be overestimated—especially for children who have experienced trauma. Orphan care, foster care, and adoption efforts suffer without men. So here are 6 thoughts from men …

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A New Program for Moms in Haiti!

Generations of moms in Haiti know the personal devastation of lifelong poverty. So here’s what God is doing—through people like you—to reach young moms and give them extraordinary, abundant hope.    Moms need love and support. … especially young, vulnerable, …

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10 Great Books to Read to Your Kids This Summer

I love reading books with my kids. And I especially appreciate books with themes like diversity, adoption, compassion, and inclusion—topics I want us to discuss on a regular basis in our home. Here are 10 beautiful books for you to …

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New Kids Book on Diversity and Inclusion!

“A long time ago, God made all sorts of things …” And thus begins the book, Image Bearer, recently written by Ellie Sanazaro and illustrated by Madison Kay. If you are a parent of young children and you have any desire …

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