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Not by Nature But by Grace: Forming Families through Adoption. Gilbert Meilaender (University of Notre Dame Press). Evangelicals recently have distinguished
Being a Pro-Life Church Is Messier Than You Think
Author and advocate Shannon Dingle on serving adoptive, foster, and special needs families.
Shannon Dingle is one of the voices at the forefront of the evangelical adoption movement. The messiness of foster care and adoption can cause tensions in churches.
Why International Adoptions by Americans Have Hit a 35-Year Low
Most of the decline comes from three countries.
(However, some advocates say the requirement that foreign adoptive parents stay one year in the country before their adoption is complete is “not realistic.”).
Three Scenes: The Open Secret in Christian Adoption Circles and Why it Matters to the Church
How will you and your church contribute to the ministry of adoption?
Three Scenes: The Open Secret in Christian Adoption Circles and Why it Matters to the Church. Scene 3—One Year after the Adoption Event (this is a hope for the future).
Building Families and Baby Boxes: A Response to a Recent Her.meneutics Post
Kelly Rosati and I address the criticism of The Drop Box film.
Mar 19, 2015. Adoption. The guest article misunderstands The Drop Box to be about "how the adoption process works," which isn't the purpose of the documentary at all.
Morning Roundup 4/20/15
Ten Commandments and Tech; A Holy People; Adoption Doesn't Fix
Morning Roundup 4/20/15. Ten Commandments and Tech; A Holy People; Adoption Doesn't Fix |. Ed Stetzer. Image: Rembrandt. Adoption Doesn't 'Fix' Kids—Kelly Rosati.
The Imago Dei in the Colorado Springs Tragedy
Kelly Rosati, who leads Focus of the Family’s Life Issues, Speaks Up for ALL Life
Kelly lives in Colorado Springs, CO, and is the vice president of Community Outreach at Focus on the Family where she oversees the Adoption & Orphan Care Initiative and the Sanctity
The Missing Voice in the Adoption ConversationSubscriber Access Only
How our language would change if we heard more from adoptees.
Opinion | Family. The Missing Voice in the Adoption Conversation. How our language would change if we heard more from adoptees. Conflation with God's Adoption.
Build Families Not Baby BoxesSubscriber Access Only
Adoption is far more complicated than a drop-off.
Build Families Not Baby Boxes. Adoption is far more complicated than a drop-off. Recently, the most important discussions I've had about adoption occurred in my Mazda.
Pro-Life Christian or Pro-Justice Christian? Yes.
Are Christians supposed to be pro-life or pro-justice? Kelly Rosati shares: we ought to be both.
Kelly is the vice president of Community Outreach at Focus on the Family where she oversees the Adoption & Orphan Care Initiative and the Sanctity of Human Life department.
Salvation and the Mission of God: Derek Thomas Part 1
Helpful thoughts from Derek Thomas on the order of salvation
order but a conceptual one: “union with Christ” is the framework of how all the various elements of salvation (regeneration, justification, sanctification, adoption etc.) become true of the
Morning Roundup 8/26/15
You Are Your Work; Blaming Culture for Our Sin; Emotionally-Healthy Churches
Earlier this month, Netflix took this to a new level when the company announced it would provide unlimited paid parental leave after the birth or adoption of a child.
Cognitive Dissonance with Life and Death: Thoughts on Planned Parenthood
Kelly Rosati, Vice President at Focus on the Family, writes about our callousness to the life and death of the preborn.
Kelly is the vice president of Community Outreach at Focus on the Family where she oversees the Adoption & Orphan Care Initiative and the Sanctity of Human Life department.
Morning Roundup 11/5/14
Others' Voices; Mental Health and Church; Vanishing Church
Ashleigh Brilliant. Adoption may kill me. My wife and I have been in a grueling process of constant delays, disappointments, and uphill fights. While
Morning Roundup 8/20/15
Question for Parents; Questions for Worship Leaders; Wanting Sanctification
Am I wrong to want more than deliverance from hell and the guarantee of heaven? Am I wrong to want more than adoption? Because I do. I want to be changed.
Morning Roundup 7/7/15
God and America; B*got; Daily Dose of Greek
new right to same-sex marriage—when, for example, a religious college provides married student housing only to opposite-sex married couples, or a religious adoption agency declines
All My Children Are ‘My Own’Subscriber Access Only
The theological significance of adoption language.
Opinion | Family. All My Children Are 'My Own'. The theological significance of adoption language. Sara Hagerty, guest writer. 0; tweet; link; email; print. Adoption Changes Everything.
Disability Is Different in Africa
What one family has learned from serving families in Zambia through the Special Hope Network.
The timing of this situation helped to determine the adoption of our twins from Brazil —Maggie and Mollie—who have Down syndrome and who needed heart surgery, when they were
New & Noteworthy BooksSubscriber Access Only
Compiled by Matt Reynolds
The Spirit of Adoption: Writers on Religion, Adoption, Faith, and More. Edited by Melanie Springer Mock, Martha Kalnin Diede, and Jeremiah Webster (Cascade Books).
Qatar Frees Matt and Grace: Christian Couple Acquitted of Adopted Daughter's DeathSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) The Huangs finally have permission to return home to the United States.
(UPDATED) The Huangs finally have permission to return home to the United States.
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‘Little Girls Need Their Daddy’
‘Little Girls Need Their Daddy’
Billy Graham's children are thankful for their father; they just wish he'd been around more.
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