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12 Nov
Sunday, November 12, 2017 00:00 - Monday, November 13, 2017 00:00
From its humble beginnings in a small church in Zambia in 2002, God is using Orphan Sunday to change hearts around the world. Believers are embracing Orphan Sunday as a way to engage the church in caring for the orphan, and from this expression of prayer, nations are being changed and movements are being born.

Ten Ways Every Christian Can Care for Orphans

130 million orphans and waiting children. Yes, it's a BIG number. And it can be difficult to know how one person can make a dent in a reality so daunting. However, one...

Launching an Orphans Ministry in Your Church: Paperback w/ DVD

Do you ever wish your church could have a ministry to orphans, but you don’t know how to start? With this easy step-by-step guide, you are given the principles and practical...

When Helping Hurts - Book and Webinar

Churches and individual Christians typically have faulty assumptions about the causes of poverty, resulting in strategies that do considerable harm to poor people as well as...

Too Small to Ignore: Why Children are the Next Big Thing

As president and CEO of Compassion International, a Christian child sponsorship agency, Dr. Wess Stafford is naturally passionate about children. But in his book TOO SMALL...

God's Heart for the Orphan Bible Study

This Bible Study by Rick and Kay Warren can be used in your small group to teach members about God's heart for the orphan and to open their eyes to ways they can get...

Adoption and Orphan Care Resource Kit

Your guide to making a difference in the life of a waiting child
As Christians, we have a clear command to care fororphans. While not every family is called to adopt, wecan all make a difference in the life of a child—andFocus...

Becoming Home

Adoption, Foster Care, and Mentoring -- Living Out God's Heart for Orphan
GOD'S CALL TO CARE FOR THE ORPHAN IS FOR ALL OF US. Becoming Home is for anyone who has wrestled with how to address the orphan crisis. Caring for orphans makes grace...

World Without Orphans: Roles for Churches

The purpose of this short booklet is to stimulate discussion among churches, their members, and their communities about various potential roles, related to child welfare practice,...

Changing Mindsets and Practice

Written by Rebecca Nhep
This tool was designed to help those seeking to assist Christian faith-based actors involved in long-term residential care programs make the transition from institutional to...

From Faith to Action Research Series

Evidence supporting the importance of family care for vulnerable children
This three-part research series highlights key research and global evidence supporting the importance of family care for orphans and vulnerable children. The series covers research...

Adoption and Fostering Guide for Churches

A booklet by Home for Good
With newspaper headlines frequently declaring that there aremore children than ever in the care system, and with high-profilestories of children who have suffered abuse or...

Adoption Theology

Adoption, justification and the hospitality of God
In February 2015,Home for Good, together with St Mellitus and the Evangelical Alliance, hosted a theological conference with input from leading ethicists, theologians and biblical...

In Defense of the Fatherless: Redeeming International Adoption & Orphan Care

By Sara Brinton and Amanda Bennett
Designed as a practical resource for Christian families and churches, the book empowers and inspires Christians to reform international adoption and orphan care. In Defense...

From Faith to Action: Journeys of Faith Study Series

A great way to engage and learn about orphan care together
The Journeys of Faith Study Series provides small groups and individuals with resources and tools that build on the content ofFrom Faith to Actionto highlight strategies,...

From Faith to Action: Introductory Resources

The Faith to Action Initiative provides free and downloadable resources and study guide materials for churches, faith-based organizations, and individuals seeking to respond...

What Can You Do to Protect Children in Short-Term Missions?

Start by downloading the Child Protection in Short-Term Missions Manual and Toolkitand use it as a guide to ensure your organisation or church’s STM program is ethical and...
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