What Does It Mean to Live by Faith in the Service of the Fatherless

 
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John Piper spoke at Summit VI, this year's annual event put on by the Christian Alliance for Orphans. His message was from Hebrews 11:29-38 and titled: "What Does It Mean to Live by Faith in the Service of the Fatherless?" (read the manuscript).

Here's a summarizing paragraph from near the end of his message:

"The great challenge of adoption and orphan care ministry is to cultivate a death-defying passion for God above all things. A faith that rests in him whether living or dying, whether comfortable or miserable, whether successful in our orphan care or not. Our aim is to cultivate and spread the unshakable confidence that God is better than what life can give us and what death can take from us."

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