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02/15/2019

How to Adopt a Child

Thinking about starting the process? Every adoption is unique, and much could be written about each step of the journey, but here’s a high-level overview. With every step, we recommend much prayer, research, and discussion. . How to Adopt in …

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02/13/2019

Social Justice or the Gospel?

Abortion, human trafficking, immigration, orphan crisis, poverty, racial prejudice … Daily, it seems, a new or heightened example of social injustice fills our news feed and leaves us echoing the words of Psalm 13, “How long, O Lord?” And while …

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02/08/2019

“Our Adoption Is Saturated In God”

“God got us here, and He will see us through.” These words ring through the mind of nearly every believer at some point in life. It’s confusing when God calls us to do things we’d never plan for ourselves. But, …

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02/06/2019

5 Ways to Build a Missional Marriage

If you’ve been married longer than a week, you know that a healthy marriage takes work. Specifically, if you want to build a missional marriage—that is, a marriage centered around the mission of taking the good news of the Gospel …

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02/01/2019

Chosen to Adopt

Many families deal with the harsh reality of infertility. And for these families, adoption can feel like Plan B. Such was the case for Andrew and Bonnie. But a word from God led to a shift in their perspective. The …

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01/30/2019

Why Ask Why: Decoding Your Child’s Perplexing Behavior

Often, caregivers get stuck in an endless cycle of correcting our children’s unwanted behavior … without experiencing any effective long-term change. Even if we manage to make them comply in the moment, the behavior is simply waiting to emerge again. …

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01/25/2019

From Stranger to Daughter in 13 Hours

Like many things in life, adoption rarely happens “according to plan.” Josh & Kelsey planned to adopt a newborn, but God had a different idea in mind. Not only would they adopt a 19-month-old, but they would bring her home …

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01/23/2019

How to Be a Healthy Parent This Year

By now, you know that parenting isn’t a sprint—it’s a marathon. And especially when we bring children into our home with extra or unique challenges and needs, it can feel like an ultra marathon. Dr. Karyn Purvis—now with the Lord—was …

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01/18/2019

Putting Together Their Family Puzzle

We believe God intended all children to be in a safe and loving Christian family. But sometimes, that intention isn’t always obvious. Some families struggle to stay together. Adoptions can take years or fall through altogether. Things don’t always happen …

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01/11/2019

“We Get To Be His Family!”

The statistics hold true–older children are less likely to be adopted. And in Ukraine, as these young adults age out of orphanages, 70% will face organized crime, prostitution, suicide or drug overdose within two years. Thankfully, age didn’t stand between …

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