Archive for the ‘Feature: Children’ Category

Children’s Books About Adoption

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Here is a list of children’s books about adoption that was recently printed on Agape Nashville’s website. Perhaps you would like to read one (or share one) as the new year begins. 1. All About Adoption (How Families are Made and How Kids Feel About It), by Marc Neimnirollf, Jane Annunziata, 2004 2. What is[…..]

Children’s Homes Need Support, Understanding

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

Children’s Homes Need Support, Understanding by Noble Patterson Gospel Advocate (1990) pp. 18-20 “Used with permission, Gospel Advocate magazine, Nashville, Tenn.”   Children’s homes in the brotherhood are not of recent origin.  In fact, during the entire period of the existence of churches of Christ on this continent, orphanages have been in operation.   The[…..]

A History of the Church’s Role

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

A HISTORY OF THE CHURCH’S ROLE (Understanding the church’s past role in child-care services will help us determine the church’s future role) by Robert E. Hooper Gospel Advocate 137:12 (December 1995) 14-17. “Used with permission, Gospel Advocate magazine, Nashville, Tenn.” Within the churches of Christ, the first effort to care for children came in Midway,[…..]

Call Them Orphans

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

Call Them Orphans by Benny Glover Gospel Advocate January 1, 1991 “Used with permission, Gospel Advocate magazine, Nashville, Tenn.”     Some have suggested that we no longer care for “real orphans.”  Occasionally, this statement has been made as a reason for not supporting children’s homes.   What does it take to qualify as a[…..]