Category Archives: together for adoption

A Challenge Now that You are Home

I have challenged 50 people to join me in doing something to get the message of orphan care out to people not currently involved in orphan care. Read about it and sign up to participate here (also, if you sign … Continue reading

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Tim Chester and Relaxing in Trinitarian Love

Tim Chester is a pastor of the Crowded House in Sheffield, England and spoke to us today from John 17 on “Relaxing in Trinitarian Love”  Most of the other talks I have summarized and posted my thoughts, but for this … Continue reading

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Brilliant words on Race from Bryan Loritts

Bryan Loritts is a pastor in Memphis, TN and just spoke on “The Church as the Theater of Transracial Adoption” Matthew 25:31-46 It is going to take me the rest of the weekend to craft my thoughts on Bryan Loritts talk … Continue reading

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Donna Theonnes on REST for the Weary Mom….

Yesterday was such a rich day for me. T4A was kicked off with a pre-conference for adoptive and pre-adoptive mamas (about half of the women were waiting for their “babies” of all ages to come home). Dr. Theonnes spoke about … Continue reading

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Dan Cruver on God’s Eternal Love

“God’s massive, cosmic story of adoption IS the real world” –Dan Cruver Dan Cruver is the director of Together for Adoption and author of Reclaiming Adoption. He just spoke to us from Psalm 36. His message was so powerful…not even … Continue reading

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Pre-Conference for Adoptive Mamas

So what happens when you get a bunch of women in the room and start talking about Jesus and your children? Tears… Today was so refreshing, encouraging, and uplifting. This morning Dr. Donna Thoennes  spoke to us about “Gospel Rest” and … Continue reading

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