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Trisha Priebe


An Adoption Month Giveaway!

It’s National Adoption Month! No matter where you are in the adoption process, we want to support families like yours throughout the journey. In addition to offering financial assistance to help bridge the gap in adoption fundraising, we also offer …

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Orphan Sunday Is Coming November 8!

On Sunday, November 8, thousands of men and women across the globe will observe Orphan Sunday, and we want you to join us! We are rallying individuals and churches worldwide—in partnership with Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO)—to be the light for …

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5 Verses Every Adopting Family Should Learn

The family who adopts a child (or children) is embarking on a big journey and needs big encouragement. Thankfully, we have a big God Who has given us His Word, sufficient for every aspect of adoption. Here are 5 verses every …

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Responding to Hurtful Words from an Adopted Child

The adoption journey is filled with healing and hurtful words. If you’re an adoptive parent (as I am), you probably know this by now. And if you’re just getting started, you’ll probably learn soon enough that some of the most …

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Small Matters: 9 Powerful Quotes

Small matters: little things can (re)make a life. Small matters was the theme for the CAFO2020 Summit that was held last week. And like so many other events in our lives this year, the Summit looked very different than usual. Typically, …

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7 (Crazy Encouraging) Things to Say to Adopting Families

A quick Google search will yield hundreds of examples of what not to say to an adopting family. Here are 7 things to say. 1. “Congratulations!” It almost seems too simple, but genuine excitement is golden to adopting families. You may …

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What COVID-19 Teaches Us About Adoption

Every crisis gives us an opportunity to grow. COVID-19 is no exception. In the space of a few weeks or months, the current pandemic forced us to make drastic changes in almost every area of life. Cities and even countries …

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5 Times Jesus Prioritized the Marginalized

Jesus came to earth to reach and restore broken people. During His brief time on earth, Jesus was good at drawing marginalized people to Himself—those who were consistently and deliberately pushed aside by society. He listened, He took action, and …

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How to Begin a Church Adoption Ministry

Recently, we celebrated with our Outside the Walls church fund partner, Legacy 685, as they awarded their 200th adoption grant. Legacy 685 Director Toni Steere graciously shared her thoughts on some tangible steps that a church of any size can take to …

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“Thank you for coming back” | Guatemala Update

Thank you for praying for orphaned and vulnerable kids around the world who face the devastating effects of this global uncertainty. We’re thankful to share a recent update on our team in Guatemala— . God is still working. Prior to …

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