How To Be Ready to Share About Adoption

For You From The Word

Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. (1 Peter 3:15, NIV)

For You To Think About

woman's pregnant tummyNovember is National Adoption Awareness Month, which provides an opportunity to increase understanding about adoption.

You can help by sharing these facts with those you know.

  • About birth parents: just 2% of unmarried birth moms place their children for adoption.
  • About choosing adoption: for every child lost to abortion, 7 families are waiting for a child to welcome into their homes through adoption.
  • About adoptive families: An estimated 10 million couples would attempt to adopt a child domestically if they felt they had a realistic opportunity to do so.
  • About open adoption: the number of open adoptions is growing, up to an estimated ½ to 2/3 of infant adoptions.
  • About adoptees: about 2% (1 in 50) of U.S. children are adopted.
  • About foster children: more than 100,000 American children in foster care are waiting to find permanent, loving families

For You To Pray

Heavenly Father,
Help me to understand about adoption and be informed. Give me an opportunity to talk with someone about adoption and share accurate information.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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