Monthly Archives: September 2015

Could your Church take part in Adoption Sunday on 1st November?

Would you consider highlighting the needs of vulnerable children at your Church? One simple way of doing this is to take part in Adoption Sunday, which is coming up on 1st November. Here is a video about it by our … Continue reading

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What are the key issues the Church needs to consider when engaging in fostering and adoption?

Later this Autumn I will be giving some input on a module in Redcliffe’s MA in Contemporary Missiology programme on the topic of fostering, adoption, vulnerable children and the Church. In preparing for the session I’ll need to be focused … Continue reading

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Caring for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children pamphlets

This series of pamphlets was recommended to me recently as country-specific resource for those fostering unaccompanied asylum-seeking children. They can be ordered from the CoramBAAF website. Even before the UK Government’s announcement to accept up to 20,000 refugees by 2020 … Continue reading

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Responding to the refugee crisis – what role could fostering play?

How can the Church respond to the refugee crisis? For a broad overview on some of the options have a look at this video One of the highlighted points of action is the possibility of fostering unaccompanied minors who come … Continue reading

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Five Old Testament texts we need to pay attention to when acting on behalf of vulnerable children

I am convinced that the most helpful way of thinking biblically about fostering, adoption and the plight of vulnerable children is to develop a whole-Bible approach or framework for doing so. One of the purposes of this blog, therefore, is … Continue reading

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