Successful Adoption: A Guide for Christian Families

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Successful Adoption brings a practical and spiritual view of adoption. Topics include: types of adoption, where to begin, necessary paperwork, finances required - and how to raise them, listing of reputable adoption agencies, building strong bonds with an adopted child, when and how to tell a child she is adopted. The long-term affects of adoption, God's blessing through adoption. Book includes practical checklists, timelines, real life stories, sample documents, phone numbers and web-addresses. Successful ...

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Overview

Successful Adoption brings a practical and spiritual view of adoption. Topics include: types of adoption, where to begin, necessary paperwork, finances required - and how to raise them, listing of reputable adoption agencies, building strong bonds with an adopted child, when and how to tell a child she is adopted. The long-term affects of adoption, God's blessing through adoption. Book includes practical checklists, timelines, real life stories, sample documents, phone numbers and web-addresses. Successful Adoption also includes real-life stories from families who have adopted, including: Steven and Mary Beth Chapman, Rita Springer, Dave Thomas, Karen Kingsbury and Donna Van Liere.

Complete with stories from those who have adopted, including Steven and Mary Beth Chapman, Rita Springer, Dave Thomas, and Karen Kingsbury, this text brings a practical and spiritual view of adoption. It discusses the types of adoption, where to begin, how to raise funds, a listing of reputable adoption agencies, and God's blessing through adoption.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591454120
  • Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/28/2006
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 1,292,696
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Natalie Nichols Gillespie is the author of seven books and the managing editor of mtl magazine. In addition, Natalie's articles have appeared in more than two dozen publications including Christian Parenting Today, HomeLife, Charisma, Christianity Today, Spirit-Led Woman, Christian Music Planet, and CCM magazine. Natalie is a happily-married mom and stepmom of seven who range in age from 1 to 23 years.

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