November is National Adoption Month

“Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this:

To visit orphans and widows in their afflictions,

And to keep oneself unstained from the world.”

~~James 1:27

One of my dreams has always been to adopt. While the Lord has not yet seen to bless me with this opportunity, I pray that in future He opens the door for this dream to be fulfilled. In His Word, He admonishes us to care for the orphans and widows. I have done a lot of research into the process of becoming a foster parent and adoption. I want to share some of those resources with you today.
Show Hope is a Christian organization that promotes adoption. It was founded by Steven Curtis Chapman and his family. While they do not provide adoption services, they do provide information and resources on the process of adoption and the need for orphan care around the world. Visit http://www.showhope.org for more information.
The Christian Family Services is an organization in Overland Park, KS that helps mothers-to-be and families interested in adoption. They are licensed in both Missouri and Kansas to aid families in the adoption process.  For more information visit http://www.cfskc.org.
Other sources for information on adoption in Missouri include:
Bethany Christian Services http://www.bethany.org
All Blessings International http://www.allblessings.org
Adopt Us Kids is a photolisting of children who are currently available for placement in Missouri. http://www.adoptuskids.org/states/mo/index.aspx
Cornerstones of Care also offers foster care and adoption placement services in the Kansas City area. For more information visit http://www.cornerstonesofcare.org/
Please take the time to pray and consider adoption. There are many children out in the world who are in need of love and a family.

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