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A Family's Unfolding Love Story

Jan 19, 2015

Hanna and Chazz were living in an orphanage in China. Both had special needs. Chazz had an ear problem, and Hanna had a congenital heart defect. Growing up as orphans, they had no parents to provide for them or seek medical attention for their disabilities. No one to love them, believe in them, or …

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Help With My Unplanned Pregnancy

Jan 05, 2015

Today’s guest blog is contributed by Natasha Mueller, a birthmother who celebrates the sweet life her son has—the life she always imagined and gave him through an open adoption plan. Natasha works at Bethany as a job developer with Refugee Employment Services. The pregnancy test confirmed it: I …

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Every Child Podcast with Greg Smalley

Dec 19, 2014

Every Child is a podcast from Bethany examining a variety of topics and issues relative to vulnerable children. From adoption and foster care to the introduction of sustainable social services in developing countries, Every Child features an informative discussion, led by Bethany’s President/CEO …

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Are You Too Old to Adopt?

Dec 08, 2014

Today guest blogger, Dirk Bakhuyzen, shares his story to challenge the church in caring for "the least of these"—children wih special placement needs. Dirk is a These 400 orphan care advocate and adoptive father.  When my wife, Phyllis, and I adopted our first child, our reason for adopting wasn’t …

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Every Child Podcast with Steve Pemberton

Nov 21, 2014

Every Child is a podcast from Bethany examining a variety of topics and issues relative to vulnerable children. From adoption and foster care to the introduction of sustainable social services in developing countries, Every Child features an informative discussion, led by Bethany’s President/CEO …

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Every Child Podcast with Darrell “D.J.” Jordan

Nov 14, 2014

Every Child is a podcast from Bethany examining a variety of topics and issues relative to vulnerable children. From adoption and foster care to the introduction of sustainable social services in developing countries, Every Child features an informative discussion, led by Bethany’s President/CEO …

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Journey toward Adoption

Nov 12, 2014

November is National Adoption Month, so Stepping Stones invited readers to submit their adoption stories that share their doubts, struggles, fears, and joys when they were considering adoption. Mary Beth Brummond answered the call! I have always thought adoption was a wonderful thing. I just never …

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Waiting for that One Family

Oct 22, 2014

It’s been a challenging four years for Matt. Not only has he had the typical challenges that teenagers face, he also entered foster care at 15, lost the grandmother who raised him at 16, and at the same age, made the decision to be adopted by a new family. At 18 years old, he’s now one of Rob and …

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More Than They Asked or Imagined—N.O.W.—Meet the Travises

Jul 28, 2014

Andy and Lisa lived in New Jersey and had a thriving family with three children. Through their ministry and outreach as children’s pastors at their local church, however, they knew their family was not yet complete and decided to grow their family through domestic adoption. They began their journey …

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Bringing Families Together through Adoption

Jul 21, 2014

Florence and John never would have dreamed that a beautiful new family would come out of such a tragedy.In 2004, when fire swept through Flo and John's home they lost everything. After this devastating loss, the couple was overwhelmed by the support of friends and neighbors who helped put them back …

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