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Hope Despite Broken Dreams: Kristen Richburg

By Kristen Richburg

When Kristen Richburg adopted a little girl from Thailand, it seemed to be a dream come true. Soon after, however, the dream turned into a nightmare. Kristen was forced to relinquish her adopted daughter and was thrust into a pit of guilt and grief. Here she candidly shares her story of healing in the face of overwhelming loss.


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The Beltway and Beyond: Niki and Kelly Tshibaka

By Bill Shepson

Niki and Kelly Tshibaka, co-pastors of Mount Vernon Foursquare Fellowship in the Washington, D.C. area, are bringing the love of Christ to the nation’s capital and beyond. Both graduates of Harvard Law School, they minister in a city known for its powerful and elite—many of whom are desperately hurting and in need of Jesus.



A Place to Call Home

By Carol Chapman Stertzer

Michael and Shari Lienau adopted five interracial siblings, adding to the four biological children of their own. But this family's love doesn't end at home. As they have embraced one another, they have embraced the world—and have become healers in the ministry of racial reconciliation.


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Giving When There's Nothing Left: Todd and Mary McNeal

By Todd and Mary McNeal

Meet a couple from South Everett Foursquare Church in Washington who discovered God's provision as they stepped out in faith to adopt children in need of a caring home.



Humans for Sale

By Ken Walker

He fled from Vietnam as a child, alone and scared, fighting for his life as a refugee. She was sold into slavery as a 7-year-old girl, her life becoming a living nightmare. Both barely survived. But now, together, Trong and Rani Hong are shining a light into one of the darkest issues of our time.