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Pre+Post Adoption Support

How To Fight Loneliness

September 13, 2016

We were not meant to be alone. People are made in the image of God who exists in constant, loving relationship by nature of the Trinity. Relationship is the building block of all reality. To show us how important it is, one of the first stories in the Bible teaches us that companionship is good […]

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Broken and Beautiful

September 7, 2016

We try to avoid sad things. This is a basic fact about people. We spend a lot of time trying to be happy. We try dodge sadness, anxiety, and the tough parts of life. It’s a natural and completely understandable drive. However, it is a tendency we have to fight against, especially when we are […]

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September Prayer Focus: Jairus

September 1, 2016

We were honored by the opportunity to welcome Jairus to our Jiaozuo Care Center in the summer of 2015. He is a very active 1-year-old boy. This summer, he started to crawl for the first time. Since he figured out crawling, it’s almost been hard to keep up with him. He’s a little explorer, and […]

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God’s Promise: An Adoption Story

August 5, 2016

The floor of my daughter’s bedroom is holy ground. It’s where I knelt and prayed the night before I left my home and traveled to the other side of the world to be with her. It’s where she danced and laughed with her brothers on the night we first came home, amazing joy bubbling out […]

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Following God’s Lead: An Adoption Story

July 6, 2016

Money. That word produces a lot of different feelings. For many, it brings panic. For others, it brings stress. And for some, it elicits pride. However thinking of money makes you feel, it’s a nearly inescapable part of our lives. For the McKoy family, it provided a lesson they want to share with others: Don’t […]

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July Prayer Focus: Kellan

July 1, 2016

In the summer of 2012, a baby boy named Kellan was welcomed to Maria’s Big House of Hope. Kellan is 4 years old now. He’s such a sweet, caring little boy. He loves to spend time with his friends and make sure they’re feeling okay. If they’re sad, he tries to brighten their day by […]

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4 Important Stats About The Orphan Crisis

May 25, 2016

The orphan crisis is a global tragedy. It crosses international borders, racial divides, and economic classes. It impacts children from every walk of life, and something must be done about it. Right now, there are more than 150 million children in the world living as orphans. In America, there are currently around 400,000 children living […]

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A Most Special Day

May 24, 2016

Today, May 24th, is the day my daughter came home. It was a great day 16 years ago when she was placed in my arms, and my life was changed forever! When I think about this day, what I remember the most is being stunned at my immediate love and devotion to this little girl. […]