Christians are clearly called to care for orphans, a group so
close to the heart of Jesus. In reality, most of the 153 million
orphaned and vulnerable children in the world do not need to be
adopted, and not everyone needs to become an adoptive parent.
However, there are other very important ways to help beyond
Indeed, caring for orphaned and vulnerable children requires us to
care about related issues from child trafficking and HIV/AIDS to
racism and poverty. Too often, we only discuss or theologize the
issues, relegating the responsibility to governments.
No one can do everything, but everyone can do something. Based on
his own personal journey toward pure religion, Johnny Carr moves
readers from talking about global orphan care to actually doing
something about it in Orphan Justice. Combining
biblical truth with the latest research, this inspiring book:
• investigates the orphan care and adoption movement in the U.S.
• examines new data on the needs of orphaned and vulnerable
• connects “liberal issues” together as critical aspects or
• discovers the role of the church worldwide in meeting these
• develops a tangible, sustainable action plan using worldwide
• fleshes out the why, what, and how of global orphan care
• offers practical steps to getting involved and making a