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Adopted For Life : By Russell D. Moore

A stirring call to Christian families and churches to be a people who care for orphans, not just in word, but in deed. The gospel of Jesus Christ‰- the good news that through Jesus we have been adopted as sons and daughters into God’s family- means that Christians ought to be at the forefront of the adoption […]

Adoptive Families : Parenting Resources

Helping Families Thrive Focus on the Family has a Parenting resource page that includes a special section for Adoptive Families. To name just a few of the major subjects addressed: -Adopting Children -Attachment and Bonding -Disciplining Adopted Children -Traits of Successful Adoptive Families -Your Child‰’s Adoption Life Story -Birth Family Relationships View the Adoptive Families […]

Adopt Us Kids

The mission of AdoptUsKids is two-fold: to raise public awareness about the need for foster and adoptive families for children in the public child welfare system; and to assist U.S. States, Territories and Tribes to recruit and retain foster and adoptive families and connect them with children. Please visit

Before You Were Mine: Discovering Your Adopted Child’s Lifestory

This comprehensive resource helps adoptive parents prepare for their roles as storytellers, a privilege unique to the adoption experience. It helps parents embark on a sacred journey of discovery as they learn how important it is to know and honor an adopted child s lifestory. In this book, parents are invited to bring their child […]

Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today’s Parents

A clinical social worker specializing in attachment, grief and trauma, has penned a comprehensive guidebook for adoptive parents. Deborah Gray helps us take an in-depth look at how children and families adjust. She notes that many of today’s adoptions involve older children who may have been abused or neglected, or who may have spent years […]

Antwone Fisher

Denzel Washington makes his triumphant directorial debut and Derek Luke shines in his first big-screen role in “one of the most touching, heartwarming films of the year.” (Jeffrey Lyons, WNBC-TV) Inspired by the true life experiences of its title character, Antwone Fisher tells the dramatic story of a troubled sailer (Luke) who is ordered to […]