Financing Your Adoption in Challenging Times Workshop, Atlanta, GA

This weekend I will be in Atlanta, GA presenting a workshop on Sat morning and preaching Sun morning at Family by Faith Worship Center. Pray for me as I make final preparations as there are already over 50 folks signed up and many of those are unchurched families/couples. Below are the details of the workshop if you are in the area and would like to register:

“Financing Your Adoption in Challenging Times”

The workshop will include ideas, strategies and resources for making adoption

possible and affordable in these difficult financial times.

Featured presenter: Jason Kovacs

Director of Ministry Development for the ABBA Fund

Saturday, November 14, 2009

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

4200 North Point Parkway

Alpharetta, Georgia


Presented by:

Family by Faith Worship Center



The Abba Fund



Stewarding God’s Resources for Adoption

Here is a brief outline of the first part of the workshop I did this past Saturday at Providence Baptist Church:

Stewarding God’s Resources for Adoption

I. God’s Pull

Seek God and let him pull your heart to where He would have you serve the fatherless. Remember, the foundation of our pull to adoption is the reality of God’s adoption of spiritual orphans as His son’s and daughters. 

Romans 8:15-17: “For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!” The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs—heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ.”

II. God’s Promises

God knows what it costs to follow His call to adopt. In fact, His own adoption of us cost him an infinite price – the blood of Christ. He promises that where He guides He will provide all that we need. 

 2 Corinthians 9:8: “God will generously provide all you need.”

 Philippians 4:19: “This same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from his glorious riches, which have been given to us in Christ Jesus.” 

 Matthew 7:11: Jesus said, “If you sinful people know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give good gifts to those who ask him” 

 III. God’s Provision

God is a cheerful and passionate giver. He loves to give and show that He is a great God, mighty and able to do what seems impossible to man. 

There are many resources available to help with the financial cost of adoption. 

Romans 8:32  “He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?”