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Carried Safely Home: The Spiritual Legacy of an Adoptive Family

Adoption usually includes a tumultuous mix of sorrow and joy, loss and redemption, fear and fulfillment. Though often heart-wrenching, it offers a rich opportunity to draw nearer to God. Adoption can also be a precious part of a pilgrimage toward God. This book is a companion to come alongside those involved with adoption and the […]


Parenting At-Risk Children : By Karyn Purvis

Click on Parenting At-Risk Children to listen/purchase an audio program. You can’t impart what you don’t possess. Leading expert in developmental psychology, Karyn Purvis, talks to parents about parenting their adopted children. Karyn exhorts parents to heal their personal wounds and losses before adopting and not to expect their children to fill those gaps for […]


The Whole Life Adoption Book : By Jayne E Schooler

Schooler’s strength lies in her relating the emotional issues of adoption: identity, grief and barriers to attachment…As a mother of four adopted sons, I found this book to be beneficial. —Katrina Schmitz, Christian Retailing, April 15, 1993.


Created To Connect : A Christian‰’s Guide to The Connected Child

Created To Connect: A Christian’s Guide to The Connected Child is a study guide created by Dr. Karyn Purvis and Michael & Amy Monroe to help illuminate the biblical principles that serve as the foundation for the philosophy and interventions detailed in Dr. Purvis’ book, The Connected Child. This study guide is designed to help […]


Small Town, Big Miracle: How Love Came To The Least Of These

A Focus On The Family Book. On one memorable day, while Bishop W. C. Martin and his wife, Donna, were in prayer together, God gave them a one-word message: “Adopt!” They were called to carry out literally James 1:27: “Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans . […]


Saved By Adoption : By Michael Monroe

Click on Saved By Adoption to view an article about the story of an adopted boy named Nicholas and what he taught his new family. It also describes his adoptive parents transition from an incomplete motivation of “savior mentality” to a new and full re-defined calling. By Tapestry of Irving Bible Church in Irving, TX.