There are approximately 115,000 children in the United States ready for adoption. There are 350,00 churches in the United States. If one family in every three churches adopted a child in the United States, there would not be anymore orphans here. While I applaud families who adopt internationally, I think it would be an incredible testimony for the Church if we were able to complete the job here!
James 1:27 is pretty clear that this is our job! Not someone else’s, especially not the government’s. The Scriptures are also clear that we have been adopted by God as His children through Jesus Christ. I’m glad I’ve been adopted. Maybe we should return the gift.
What do you think? Should our church (FCC) make an initiative in this area? Or leave it to 2 other churches in our community?