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Protected: Waiting For His Family

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Hope Is A Gift From God

In anticipation of AGCI’s 25th anniversary in 2016, we’re digging through our archives for stories of hope from the past. Written by an AGCI adoptee, ...

These Families Raised $1600 and A Lot of Hope

Bulgaria has weighed heavy on Bethany Sutton’s heart since high school, when she traveled there for a mission trip. Fast-forward to today and Bulgaria is ...

Two Years Ago. . .

By Vicky DeCastro Two years ago, on June 17, 2013, “I” became a “we.” That was the day I became a first-time mom to my ...

Rescued By an Angel Named Elli

After Edwin and LaQuita Dixon married, they led their own lives for a while—sure that if God wanted them to have children, it would happen. ...

The Daughter We Never Dreamed Of

Adoptive parents Jess and Josh Tkacik wrote the following post to share their journey in allowing God to lead them to the daughter they never ...

What Being a Dad Means to Me

In honor of Father’s Day, we asked adoptive dad Chad Williamson to share what being a dad really means to him. Chad shared his story ...

Bringing Home Our Boys: The Fredrich Family’s Story

Mary Fredrich’s heart has been heavy for orphans since she was 13 years old. She always knew that she’d be involved in changing lives for ...

Hello from Colombia!

Soojin Park, our Colombia Program Director has been traveling in country and shares this update. Just wanted to share my excitement about our Colombia program! Colombia ...

A Day of Play in Longyan

A quick coffee and breakfast fueled us for another day to meet with more than 40 children cared for in Longyan foster homes.  We were able ...

Mother to Mother: A Birth Mother Reunion

Above all, Julie Meyaard is a mother. When the Meyaard family decided to adopt from Ethiopia for the first time, they were already parents to ...

Meeting Children at Xiamen Orphanage

What an amazing day!  We are so blessed to have a one to one partnership with Xiamen.  The director and entire staff care deeply for ...