2013 T4A National Conference
The Story That Changes Everything
FRI 10/4/13 to 10/5/13
Six rich general sessions. Fifty tool-gathering workshops. ONE breathtaking Story.
According to Christianity Today and national orphan care leaders like Jedd Medefind, Together for Adoption is the â€śtheological engineâ€ť of the evangelical orphan care and adoption movement.
Together for Adoption has consistently led the way in telling Godâ€™s story of Adoption for a broken world. While lowercase â€śadoptionâ€ť refers to the practice of families adopting children, uppercase â€śAdoptionâ€ť refers to Godâ€™s mission of Adoption within Story of Redemption â€śto unite all things in [Jesus Christ], things in heaven and things on earthâ€ť (Ephesians 1:5, 10). In Ephesians 1:3-10, Adoption begins the grand Story of redemption that climaxes with renewal of all things in Jesus (also see Romans 8:18-23)!
As we at Together for Adoption like to put it: â€śAdoption is Godâ€™s redemptive activity within the world to reconcile, restore, and renew all creation.â€ť Godâ€™s Story of Adoption is an opportunity for Godâ€™s people to live intentionally within the Story Heâ€™s writing, the climax of which is the Day He makes all things new. This is the Story that changes everythingâ€”for us and the fatherless.