Turning Sadness Into Joy

Adoptive mom Karen shares her family's story of how they bonded with their daughter: Our first few months home with…

From Travel Group to Family

The cover of the America World calendar this year is a photo of eight girls, all from China. They are…

Unexpected Conversations: Naming a Birth Mother

In our prayer time today at AWAA, we took a moment to reflect and pray for the birthmothers around the…

Hope Blankets: Following His Call to Care For Orphans

Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power…

Family Spotlight

Let America World spotlight your family! Over the years, I have had the wonderful task to work on America World’s annual…

HIV Is Not a Death Sentence

The following testimony was sent to us by a mother who adopted her son two years ago. His name has been…

“The Adoption Crusade” – Learning from Critics

In response to a misleading article in Friday’s The Nation, Christian Alliance for Orphans President, Jedd Medefind, suggests that supporters…

Our Girl

My husband and I got engaged in 1999 and got married later that year.  During our engagement we started discussing…

One Mother’s Experience with Bonding

  I want to take a moment to talk about something that a lot of adoptive parents struggle with and…

Growing a Family Our Way

Growing up I was not the type of girl who dreamed about my wedding day, my Prince Charming, and our…