Pre+Post Adoption Support

Pre+Post Adoption Support

The Soul Felt Its Worth

January 4, 2017

Although the Christmas season is fading into the past, it’s still sticking around in my mind. There’s something special about Christmas carols. Regardless of why we love them, there is significant truth in so many of the songs we sing. The first stanza of “O, Holy Night” contains the line, “Til He appeared and the […]

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10 Helpful Resources for Families Impacted by Adoption or Foster Care

November 8, 2016

Welcoming a child into your home is the beginning of a new season that often requires support for the unfamiliar challenges you find yourself facing. This season lives in the tension between beauty and difficulty. Many others have walked this journey before you, and there is help along the way. The resources listed below have […]

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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 […]