Crossings Video Resources

February 3, 2017 justinwalters
An Overnight Family Becoming Victorious in the Midst of Infertility Post Adoptive Questions Becoming Part of the TEAM Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder Trauma Sensitive Teaching Older Child Adoption Special Needs Adoption Preparing Children at Home for the Arrival of Fostered or Adopted Siblings Post Adoption Depression Trauma and the Brain
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10 Practical Ways to Help Your Child Heal

February 1, 2017 international
When children come into our care from hard places, whether as a newborn or an older child, they have experienced trauma. Our privilege as a parent is to walk with them through the healing that their hearts need. Is it easy? Absolutely not. However, shepherding a child in this process can be one of the
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New Year 2017

January 12, 2017 international
It seems like the fireworks from the New Year are still smoldering in the air, but the truth is that 2017 has already rushed forth so quickly with the excitement, changes, and challenges of life that we’ve barely had time to catch our breath. Isn’t that part of why we often fail to accomplish what
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Equipped to Love | Supporting Adoptive & Foster Families in the Church

December 9, 2016 rachelmiley
Equipped to Love is a resource to help family and friends support the adoptive and foster families in their church. Because God’s people have stepped out in obedience we have many children in our churches who come into our churches from foster care and through adoption. Churches want to support these children and families well.
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Invite a Speaker

November 1, 2016 rachelmiley
  Lifeline is thrilled to speak at your church, event, home, etc. Contact us at connect@lifelinechild.org to invite a speaker to inform people in your circles about Lifeline. The men above are only a handful of the staff that are available to speak to your group!
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Adoptive and Foster Parent Connect Guide

May 5, 2016 rachelmiley
Connecting with other adoptive and foster parents allow space to build relationships, offer advice, and share the adoption and foster care journey. We’ve learned that newer connection groups benefit from structure and short outlines. This free guide provides all the components needed to start an adoption and foster parent connection group. Included are suggestions for group format, supplies
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KnowOrphans

March 10, 2016
The global orphan crisis is complex. The church’s response should be comprehensive, but is it? In this provocative follow-up to Orphanology, author Rick Morton provides the framework for families and churches to have a gospel-centered response to the growing global issue of orphan care.
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Orphanology

March 10, 2016
Orphanology unveils the grassroots movement that’s engaged in a comprehensive response to serve hundreds of millions of orphans and “functionally fatherless” children. In this book, you will see a breadth of ways to care with biblical perspective and reasons why we must.
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Orphan Justice

March 10, 2016
In Orphan Justice, Johnny Carr explores the various ways that Christians can fulfill God’s call to care for orphans beyond adopting.
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