Category Archives: adoption
Former Tennessee Vol and Nashville native Scott Wells and his wife adopt from Uganda after having endure the tragedy of miscarriage.
If I could write a letter to me. Why my sons wear #44. From Southern racist to adoptive dad.
From Church Pews to Church Plants: Adoption Culture and The World Mission This can be found as a chapter in “A Guide to Adoption and Orphan Care” Edited by Dr. Russell Moore. The whole book can be purchased here. By Jeremy Haskins Lunch time can be a chaotic in our home. Each day, when my […]
Orphan Sunday 2011 from Christian Alliance for Orphans on Vimeo.
As announced, on March 10, 2011, the Ethiopian Ministry of Women’s, Children’s and Youth Affairs reduced the processing of intercountry adoption cases from 50 per day to 5 per day. The Ministry of Women’s, Children’s and Youth Affairs approves the matching of orphans with families before the cases are heard in the Ethiopian court. There […]
During this years Summit VII which is being held in Louisville, KY on May 12-13. I have the privilege of leading a breakout session entitled “Pastoral Ministry and Cross Ethnic Adoption.” We will be discussing: How leading your local church to champion cross-ethnic adoption can lead to a greater understanding of kinship in Christ and […]
Many families I know will experience a little tension this Christmas. Some will announce to their families they have made the decision to adopt. Others will be home for Christmas with their newest family members. This will mean that the extra high chairs around the kid’s table in the side room will be filled by […]
The little boy in this picture may not be included in the stat of 145 million orphans and vulnerable children currently living in the world. And yet, his struggles to survive should not be overlooked, especially by Ashland Avenue Baptist Church. The boy’s name is Jarson (Yerson). He lives in the village of Cordova, Peru […]
2010 World Impact Conference Reflection #1 Last week at Ashland Avenue Baptist Church, we had our 2010 World Impact Conference. (You can listen to the audio here.) a key point of reflection for me from the conference was that: Orphan care must be more organic than programmatic. Tools, structures, and resources must be in place […]