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1 Year Out of the Orphanage and in Her Family’s Arms

Many of the stories we share conclude with a child coming home. But as every adoptive family knows, “gotcha day” is just the beginning. Bonding as a new family is serious work. If you’re an adoptive or foster parent in …

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#1 Tip for New Foster Parents

May is National Foster Care Month. Right now in the U.S., over 400,000 children are in foster care. And experts predict that the number could increase significantly after stay-at-home restrictions are lifted nationwide. Foster parents are needed now more than …

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Why Help Other Countries? We Need Help Here.

Watch the news for even a few minutes and you’ll see that the needs around our country are great right now. People are angry. Kids are hungry. Families are hurting. Our nation as a whole feels very unsettled. So it’s easy—even …

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A Miracle in a Misread Ultrasound

For many people in the world today, the future feels more uncertain than ever. We’re plagued with questions like: “When will things begin opening up?” “Will our family vacation happen this summer?” “How long will our savings last?” Thankfully, in …

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Responding During Crisis and Reaching More Children

Travel may be limited right now due to the crisis, but we’d love for you to visit 3 of our ministry sites around the world to see what God is doing through your prayer and support to reach children in …

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5 Things Your Child’s Birth Mom Wants You to Know

Adoption is life-changing for everyone involved, including birth moms. Unfortunately, birth moms’ voices often go unheard. We’re grateful for Dominique White and her courage to share her heart with us—   3 years ago, I placed my 2-day old son …

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New Faith in Thailand!

Thank you for loving and supporting our kids in Cambodia & Thailand through child sponsorships, giving, and praying.  Enjoy this update from our teammate, Jason Glass. What’s Happening in Thailand? In Bangpli, Thailand, Pastor Vino and his team continue caring …

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When You Aren’t Prepared to Adopt

The call to adopt comes in different forms. For some, the call has been laid on their hearts for years. For others, the call comes slowly with much prayer and contemplation. But to be certain: no one feels entirely prepared …

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Pushing Back the Darkness

With darkness pressing in from all sides, the fight for justice and mercy is always filled with urgency. And with the COVID-19 pandemic, the urgency is heightened. This is a rescue mission. Which means right now, it’s not about my …

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Khris’tos vos’kres! | Easter in Ukraine

Thank you for praying for vulnerable kids around the world who are experiencing this time of global uncertainty. Here’s a recent update from our team in Ukraine—   Here in Ukraine, we just celebrated Easter. With Easter falling in the …

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