RESOURCES FOR PASTORS
Pastors, consider taking a few weeks in your pulpit ministry to preach a sermon series on the Biblical view of foster care and adoption. Below are resources through the EVERY CHILD Foster & Adoption ministry to help you plan and prepare. Bookmark this page as new content will be added regularly.
Why it's important to consider a foster/adoption sermon series:
Sermon Series Kits
Below are a variety of resources to help you learn, plan and prepare your sermon series including messages and content shared by Pastors Andrew Hopper and Tony Merida. Additional resources include articles, success stories and videos which are all categorized.
"Chosen" Sermon Series
By Andrew Hopper, Lead Pastor of Mercy Hill Church
Awe Over Adoption
1 John 3:1-3
Big Idea: Christians are reborn into the family of God. We are children of God because He called us His children.
Christianity and Abortion
Big Idea: The church stands for life because God forms life.
Fully in the Family
Big Idea: As the children of God, we are given every right and blessing that comes with being family (inheritance).
Plan and Purpose
Big Idea: God has a plan for every vulnerable child.
What Childlike Faith Really Means
Big Idea: Childlike faith begins with the awareness of great need.
Big Idea: Caring for the vulnerable is a demonstration of faith.
By Tony Merida, Pastor for Preaching and Vision of Imago Dei Church
Orphan Care and the Local Church
Question: Why should we care about Orphan Care and what should we do about it?
Hearing and Doing the Word
Big Idea: The purpose of the Scripture is to change you!