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Learn about Adoption

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God's design of adoption, while caring for vulnerable children around the world.

"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future." (Jeremiah 29:11)

Adopted by Design from our blog

Our Family’s Return to Ethiopia

By Amanda Oakes, America World Adoptive Mom Jason and I started talking about adoption during the first year of our marriage, and we started talking about it more seriously around our 10-year wedding anniversary. Our two daughters were three and five at the time. Because…

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“Wish You Could See Her Today”

Interview with Julie Akin, America World adoptive mom If you follow our Facebook or Instagram pages, you may have seen the beautiful music video of “Wish You Could See Her Today” we shared on Saturday for Birth Mother’s Day. The song was written by Nick…

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A Meaningful Experience for the Whole Family

By Angela Bobo, America World Mission Trip Team Leader As a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ, my intention on this earth is to be Jesus’s hands and feet and live out the command, “Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in…

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