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Every Child Podcast with Jessica Mullen

Aug 25, 2015

When Jessica Mullen began doing sidewalk counseling outside of abortion clinics, she was surprised by how little adoption was considered or even presented as an option for women facing an unplanned pregnancy. Most women she encountered saw their options as abortion or parenting, and many weren’t …

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Family-Based Care Keeps Families Together

Aug 12, 2015

by Bill Blacquiere, President and CEO The latest UNICEF statistics show there are more than 144 million orphans worldwide. The majority of these children do have a parent. Bethany Christian Services works to strengthen families to ensure that children remain with their families. Finding permanent …

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Every Child Podcast with Elizabeth Styffe

Aug 11, 2015

“If one family out of every four churches in the U.S. would adopt a child, there would be no more orphans in the United States.” Elizabeth Styffe is confident in making this bold statement because this goal is her life’s work. She is the Director of Orphan Care Initiative, a global ministry of …

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Lived and Learned

Aug 04, 2015

About 20 percent of teens in foster care who graduate from high school at age 18 go on to college. About one in 100 will earn a bachelor’s degree. Even with the odds so heavily against her, Amber was determined to break the cycle. On the surface, Amber seemed like any other involved high school …

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Every Child Podcast with Traci Heim

Aug 04, 2015

Traci Heim was on her way to Russia to support a friend who was adopting a child from an orphanage. Friends and colleagues had teased her saying, “You’re sooo going to adopt somebody.” She thought, I’m not adopting anybody. My life is perfect. That, she says, is when God began to laugh saying, “ …

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