John Piper on Adoption & Invitation to Summit VI

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Top 10 Orphan Care, Adoption, and Foster Care Videos

A number of folks have asked me for recommendations for videos related to orphan care, adoption, and foster care. In no particular order here are some of my favorites:

Catalyst Adoption Video

Miracle in Franklin
A casual conversation becomes life changing as one family chooses to live beyond belief and gives an incredible gift to another. Produced, Directed and Edited by Scott Moore.
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Adoption is Greater Than the Universe
John Piper talks about theological adoption and why we should adopt children.
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Catalyst Adoption Video
Love the challenge to the church in this video.
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Mark Richt’s Adoption Story
Coach Mark Richt and his wife talk about their story of adoption and how it has changed their lives.
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Maxon Adoption Story
This is a short of a good friend of mine. She recently adopted a baby girl, this is the story of her journey.
Music by: Death Cab for Cutie and Phil Wickham
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Seeing Jeremiah for the 1st time
My friend Eric Bancroft and his family videod themselves opening the picture of their referral for the first time. I love their reaction!
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Ethiopian Orphans
Beautiful and powerful video of Ethiopian orphans. Directed and edited by Simon Scionka on behalf of Children’s HopeChest.
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Freed to Visit Orphans
Our T4A 2010 video connects the glory of the Gospel (i.e., the treasure that Jesus is) with the current global orphan crisis. The video’s quotations come from Dan Cruver’s article“The Orphan Crisis: Not the Way It’s Supposed to Be”
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The Local Church and Foster Care
This video by Cornerstone Church (where Francis Chan pastors) describes the need for the church to care for the modern day orphans. We, as followers of Jesus Christ, need to be concerned with those marginalized and forgotten by the rest of society.
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Isaiah’s Story: A Beautiful Rescue
This documentary is an inspiring story about a couple adopted a nearly dead homeless newborn in Houston, TX. Powerful! Vodpod videos no longer available.