Member Blogs

From an ACT Mission Trip Member: "…I felt invested…"

Source: America World Adoption News .

The following is a repost from one of our ACT Mission Trip team members currently in China: Day 1 in the orphanage was overwhelming. I loved playing with the 5-7 month old babies. SS was a happy, smiley baby girl….

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First Look at Student Life Homes!

Source: Lifesong for Orphans .

Last October, the dream of Student Life Homes was born. Now, a year later, after fundraising, construction, and faithful advocacy, our freshman class gets a sneak-peak on the progress of the building that soon be their home! WATCH below… This residential program will help provide a safe environment for students to thrive. The homes you see in the video will house some of our freshman class students, with the hope of eventually ramping up to 13 homes for 125 students.  Student Life Homes will serve as a safe haven for some of our students who live in the compound. The compound can be a place of violence, crime, or abuse, not giving our kids an environment to thrive not only in their education but their relationship and growth in Christ. “When I was living in the compound, my life was not good.  My mom was drinking and when she would … Continue reading

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God Has a Plan for Asher, Landon & David

Source: America World Adoption News .

"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11 This scripture is for you and for me….

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“The EXACT amount we needed” {Family Friday}

Source: Lifesong for Orphans .

We wanted to write and share our story as well as thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the grant that you provided to our family. We run a ministry full time and because of that, did not have the resources to adopt. However, we felt the Lord calling us to adopt and because He had taught us to make “every decision in light of HIS WILL and NOT the financial barrier”, we decided to step out in faith, trusting He would make a way somehow. A fews year before, we had adopted, but at that time my husband made a good salary and we were able to pay for our adoption in full. I would share with people who would comment that if it weren’t for the financial barrier they would adopt about how money shouldn’t be a reason not to adopt because “God would provide”. Though I … Continue reading

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These Ethiopian Boys Need Your Help

Source: America World Adoption News .

These three little guys need your help. Freddie (5), Gavin (2) and Timothy (8) have been on the Ethiopia Waiting Children’s list for a long time and are still looking for families. You can help them by 1) praying for…

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“I Felt I am a Nobody”, Self-Discipline, and the Leader’s SEEcret

Source: Mission to Children .

Christmas Dinners Last December your donations to the Mission to Children supported Christmas dinners in 7 countries and in over 13 different locations. One of our partners in the Philippines used Child Evangelism Fellowship’s Christmas story about a former street … Continued

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India Program Update & Referrals

Source: America World Adoption News .

There are many waiting children in the India program and currently there is a need for families open to adopting girls or boys with HIV ages 5-9. Information about the waiting children program can be viewed here. Additionally there are…

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He Will Grow Up With Hope

Source: Loving Shepherd Ministries » Blog .

Dawit’s mom found out about his existence in one of the darkest times of her life. She’d been living on the streets of Addis Ababa for six months, selling her body just to survive. A child seemed like the one added burden she just couldn’t cope with. She considered an abortion. She considered ending both […]

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Pilot Programs at America World Adoption

Source: America World Adoption News .

Have you ever wondered how America World chooses to open new adoption programs, or why a certain country may be chosen over another? The answer is complex and always involves a lot of prayer, research, partnering with in-country staff and…

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A dream of clean water

Source: Feeding The Orphans .

Guest blogger: Chris Ensley is the youth group leader of Marion Christian Church in Marion, Kansas. Everyone has big dreams in their lives. Adults tend to keep these dreams to themselves or share them as something that will never happen. Kids, on the other hand, share their dreams like they expect them to happen. There […]

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