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Pre-Conference Intensives at Summit 9 in May

posted on February 7, 2013

Summit 9 is coming soon on May 2-3 in Nashville, TN.  In addition, there are some terrific Pre-Summit Intensives on Wednesday, May 1. Tapestry is hosting a pre-conference intensive entitled Take it to the Next Level: Adoption & Orphan Care Church Ministry Intensive.  This all-day workshop…… Read More

The Whole-Brain Child — Discussion Guides

posted on November 11, 2012

The Whole Brain Child, by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D., states in the subtitle that it offers twelve revolutionary strategies to nurture your child’s developing mind. This book wants to help parents understand that our children’s brains are still…… Read More

Shop at the Tapestry Online Store

posted on September 24, 2012

Tapestry has launched an online store at www.tapestrystore.org, where you will find select resources such as DVDs, audio CDs (coming later this week), and Tapestry t-shirts.  You can also order print copies of the Created To Connect study guide and…… Read More

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…And They Lived Faithfully Ever After

posted on September 3, 2012

His Master replied, “Well done, good and faithful servant…” Matthew 25:21 (NIV) Everyone loves a story with a happy ending.  It’s the stuff that best-selling books and box office hits are made of.  Happy endings lift our spirits and inspire…… Read More

Pre-Conference Intensives at Summit VIII in May

posted on March 30, 2012

Summit VIII is coming soon on May 3-4 at Saddleback Church in Southern California.  In addition, there are some terrific Pre-Conference Intensives on Wednesday, May 2. Tapestry is hosting one of these pre-conference intensives entitled Take it to the Next Level: Adoption & Orphan…… Read More

What Every Adoptive Parent Should Know

posted on November 18, 2011

In order to truly understand ‘children from hard places’ — what they have experienced, the impact of those experiences and how we as parents can help them heal and grow — it’s important that we understand some of the basics. …… Read More

Ten Questions for Parents Preparing to Adopt or Foster

posted on October 17, 2011

We believe it is critically important that parents who are preparing to adopt or foster a child must be honest and realistic about the journey and the challenges that lie ahead. Just as Jesus in Luke 14 challenged those who…… Read More

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Counting the Cost of the Journey

posted on September 9, 2011

The adoption and foster care journey is filled with joy, blessings and beauty. But it is a journey also marked by loss, pain and challenges of various kinds. As a result, parents must be mindful to ‘count the cost’ of…… Read More

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The Big Question

posted on June 5, 2011

A List of Questions for Discussion in Waiting Families Groups What is the most difficult part of the adoption/foster care wait? Think ahead to after you have been home with your new child for six months?  What is your biggest…… Read More

Creating a Healthy Adoption Culture in Your Church

posted on June 5, 2011

The church must play a critical and unique role in the adoption and foster care journey. Not only can the church proclaim the love of God and a deeper understanding of our adoption into His forever family through faith in…… Read More