Foster Care and Adoption

December 21, 2013 ...

Jesus tells us in John 14 that he will not leave us as orphans, but will adopt us into his family, ensuring we have a room in his Father’s house. There are no orphans in heaven! What if we as churches worked together to make sure there are no orphans on earth? Or even no …

Children and Families

December 21, 2012 ...

Shortly thereafter, I accepted an invitation from the Obama administration to attend a symposium on fatherlessness. My worldview may be different from President Obama’s, but we were both raised without a father, and we both see the rising rate of fatherless homes as a sad cultural epidemic. Two presidents — agreeing that fathers need to …

Little Consensus on How to Reduce Abortions

December 17, 2012 ...

Encouraging unmarried women to give the child up for adoption led the way with an average ranking of 3.06 on a ranking of 1 (most effective) to 7 (least effective). This reflects respondents’ perception of/belief about what would be most effective. Making adoption more affordable came in second place with an average ranking of 3.65. …

Facing an Unexpected Pregnancy

December 12, 2012 ...

When asked specifically whether they would consider abortion if faced with an unexpected pregnancy, the study,* which was commissioned by the National Association of Evangelicals, found that only 2 percent of evangelical Millennials would definitely consider abortion; the same proportion would probably consider it; 5 percent might consider abortion; 7 percent said probably not; and …

Sex and Unexpected Pregnancies

May 1, 2012 ...

Conducted by Grey Matter Research About the Report Demographics Frequently Asked Questions Data Sheet 1: Sexual Activity Data Sheet 2: Attitudes About Sex Outside of Marriage Data Sheet 3: Religious Engagement and Sexual Activity Data Sheet 4: Unexpected Pregnancies Data Sheet 5: Reducing Abortions

It Takes a Village to Raise Adoption

March 20, 2012 ...

Three years later, the number of Colorado children in foster care awaiting a permanent home has been nearly cut in half. The Wait No More initiative uses one-day events and targeted marketing campaigns to raise awareness of the need for adoptive parents. It engages church leaders and ministry partners with state child welfare agencies. The …

Support for Celebrating Life

January 1, 2012 ...

This packet is intended to be a resource for pastors and ministry leaders wanting to take active and practical steps towards reducing the number of abortions in their congregations and communities. In this packet, you’ll find: Data about unplanned pregnancy and abortion; Common struggles and fears accompanying pregnancy; Help in the search for pre- and …

Single and Pregnant in Church?

August 25, 2010 ...

The poll, conducted by Gallup, Inc, shows[*]: 76 percent of evangelicals believe sex between an unmarried man and woman is morally wrong. 77 percent of evangelicals believe abortion is morally wrong. 79 percent of evangelicals believe having a baby outside of marriage is morally wrong. These figures suggest that an unmarried evangelical who unexpectedly becomes …

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