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My Foster Daughter Was Separated from Her Family at the Border
Caring for someone else’s kid brought heartbreak. But it also drew me closer to God’s kingdom purposes.
In seeking adoption, I had focused on the former the jurisdiction of ORR, placed with a sponsorship family, and finally rules of the home and also using different parenting methods when
How Christians Can Take the Lead with Paid Family Leave
A new report from the Center for Public Justice offers guiding principles for how church communities, policy makers, and employers can put pro-family beliefs into action.
Jane is a client of Parenting por Vida, formerly known as in the US are arguably at the frontlines of adoption and foster In a time of family disintegration, isolation, and individualism, the
Are Pro-Life and Pro-Choice Women Any Closer to Finding Common Ground?
A year after the first Women’s March, politics continue to splinter the women’s movement.
A year after the first Women's March, politics continue to splinter the “Obviously, the biggest issue in the news now is can focus on a litany of other humanitarian and family concerns that
Transracial Is a Valid IdentitySubscriber Access Only
Just not the way it’s being applied to Rachel Dolezal.
Because of the timing of the Dolezal news in the place of origin and put inside another family, another culture Adoption researchers, psychologists, and advocates wrote in an open letter
Why We Really Put Our Kids in SportsSubscriber Access Only
Our goodhearted support prioritizes athleticism more than we think.
to Christians, not only in terms of drawing family away from would not find a place in much of today's competitive sports culture. in an Unjust World; and The Spirit of Adoption: Writers on
The Surprisingly Positive Legacy of the Kermit Gosnell CaseSubscriber Access Only
How the worst of the abortion industry brought out the best of pro-life advocacy.
and other law enforcement officials who cited “abortion politics” as their broke the story and made it national news—cited a of community outreach at Focus on the Family and serves as
You Are How Much You WorkSubscriber Access Only
Amazon, Google, and the troubling push for productivity at all costs.
paid parental leave after the birth or adoption of a was published, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and current Amazon employees and politicians call for worker- and family-friendly policies.
My Family, In Black and WhiteSubscriber Access Only
Yes, we are different races. You can stop staring now.
parents were cleared of abduction, but while the news of this I couldn't help but see my own family's reflection. a question about families' experiences on an adoption Facebook page
Banning Abortion Based on Down Syndrome?Subscriber Access Only
Why I’d rather see parents get the facts… then choose life.
and possibility would define us as a family, but they This movement attempts to sidestep the politics that divide pro include information about abortion as well as adoption and continuing
The Deeper Draw of YA Subscriber Access Only
Grown-up readers find a necessary reminder of our brokenness and vulnerability.
Opinion | Pop Culture. He argues our literature choices indicate our culture's increasingly infantilization things we are asked to endure, we who are children of God by adoption and grace
Opening the Adoption Files Subscriber Access Only
Secrecy gives way to relationships with birth mothers.
to agencies and had questions about their birth family and why the Christian families tend to embrace open adoption more, said They are more open to viewing parenting as stewardship
The Good Heart of the Adoption MovementSubscriber Access Only
Kathryn Joyce's book, 'The Child Catchers,' misses out on how adoption benefits women.
many adoptive families I know are actively involved in family preservation and women would almost never give up a child for adoption. They live in a culture where abortion is legal and
Foreign Adoptions in Short SupplySubscriber Access Only
But demand is high as evangelicals adopt wider variety of children than ever.
not live in a family, and today's unstable economy, higher costs, and increased bureaucracy makes it tougher for them to find loving homes, he said. "International adoption remains, to
A Real Happily-Ever-After for Babies With Down SyndromeSubscriber Access Only
Abortion, adoption, and yet again, ignorance over special needs.
made by bloggers in search of a response the breaking-news cycle writing e-mails to a host of friends and family members message: "i am havng a gret summer." Yes, adoption can bring
Orphans in LimboSubscriber Access Only
Russia's recent adoption announcements leave American parents confused—and 700,000 Russian children waiting.
"That ought to transcend international politics.". When their friend relayed the conversation, the family felt overwhelmed—especially John, who "We don't hear great news stories about
Madonna's Humanitarian Diva MomentSubscriber Access Only
Lessons from the singer's outburst in Malawi.
Opinion | Pop Culture. that she had the right to bypass Malawi's usual rules regarding adoption, which are adopted David Banda, she added a girl, Mercy James, to her family, founded a
A Crackdown on International AdoptionsSubscriber Access Only
The rate of adoptions in Ethiopia has declined 90 percent.
corruption and set the stage for the current decline. Early last year, Ethiopia's Ministry of Women's Affairs (MOWA) decided Journey | Like our adoption into God's family, earthly adoption
The Overlooked Ethics of ReproductionSubscriber Access Only
Why don't Christians see IVF and surrogacy as moral issues?
surrogates, and modern family-building via parenting partnerships, a Renowned marriage and family therapist Nancy Verrier, in her noting that surrogacy differs from adoption in that
Parental Frights: Can Parents Practice Rites that Scare Children?Subscriber Access Only
Mom gets 18 months probation for showing her daughter a ritual chicken death.
(April 1, 2004). Gay Parenting on Trial | More homosexuals seek custody or adoption of young children. (July 8, 2002). CT also has more news articles on our website.
Refocusing on the FamilySubscriber Access Only
Like many evangelical organizations that were built in the past 50 years, Focus on the Family is attempting to thrive—and survive—past its founder.
"Christianity must transcend politics in order to change culture and politics.". I don't think Focus on the Family needs to in pregnancy centers and the 1,500 families in its adoption program
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The Suffering Servant Only Makes Sense in the Context of the Trinity
The Suffering Servant Only Makes Sense in the Context of the Trinity
The historical Christian doctrine helps us to see the goodness of God in Good Friday.
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