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Orphanology : awakening to Gospel-centered adoption and orphan care

Author: Tony Merida; Rick Morton
Publisher: Birmingham, AL : New Hope Publishers, ©2011.
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Orphan care is more than just adoption. At the heart of orphan care is grace that reconciles us with God and that we extend to others. Orphanology unveils the grassroots movement that's engaged in a comprehensive response to serve hundreds of millions of orphans and "functionally parentless" children. You will see a breadth of ways to care with biblical perspective and reasons why we must. Heartwarming, personal  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Merida; Rick Morton
ISBN: 1596693029 9781596693029
OCLC Number: 695560138
Description: 188 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: How is God's adoption of us similar o our adoption of children? --
What is the state of the fatherless worldwide? --
"Why are you pushing adoption on orphan care"? How do you lead a church to care for the fatherless? --
How do you do missions therough orphanage funding, personnel, and training? --
How do you do adoption support and funding? --
How can the church respond in orphan care? --
How do you provide transitional assistance? --
How do you do orphan-hosting ministry?
Other Titles: Awakening to Gospel-centered adoption and orphan care
Responsibility: Tony Merida, Rick Morton.

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Orphan care is more than just adoption. At the heart of orphan care is grace that reconciles us with God and that we extend to others. Orphanology unveils the grassroots movement that's engaged in a comprehensive response to serve hundreds of millions of orphans and "functionally parentless" children. You will see a breadth of ways to care with biblical perspective and reasons why we must. Heartwarming, personal stories and vivid illustrations from a growing network of families, churches, and organizations that cross culture show how to respond to God's mandate. Discover how to adopt, assist orphans in transition, engage in foster care, partner with faith-based fostering agencies, or become orphan hosts.

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