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Empowered to Connect is Changing Families

Last spring, ICA was privileged to be able to host its very own Empowered To Connect Simulcast at Calvary Chapel, Murrieta. ETC is designed to help adoptive and foster parents, ministry leaders and professionals better understand how to connect with “children from hard places” in order to help them heal and become all that God desires […]

Welcome Home USA Gives Children in the Foster System the Opportunity to Shine

This summer four families participated in Welcome Home USA. The program provides children in the foster system the opportunity to stay with a host family for one week. In that week they participate in activities, learn new skills, and interact with host families. This year, three boys and two girls were able to be a […]

ICA Offers Presentations to Churches, Organizations in the Community

James 1:27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction…

International Christian Adoptions is driven by the Biblical mandate to care for orphans. The needs of orphaned children know no end, and ICA is always looking for people to with a heart for orphaned […]

Welcome Home Has Been Changing Lives for Over 20 Years

Welcome Home is a program at ICA that brings families together in a unique way. Through the years the program has grown, shifted, and adjusted, but the overall idea remains the same; orphaned children from different countries visit the United States. While here, they are placed with host families for three to six weeks. Upon […]

Adoption Story Comes Full Circle

To those who have been apart of the adoption process, you know the joys, the frustrations, the challenges, the victories, the commitment…the heart that goes into adopting a child. The commitment to nurture and love a child for a lifetime is no small feat. And it is, perhaps, for that reason, that there is nothing […]

Thrivent Financial Helps Christians to Be Wise With Their Money


International Christian Adoptions was thrilled to partner with Thrivent Financial last month to host a showing of The acclaimed documentary, The Drop Box. Thanks to the generous support of Thrivent financial, an entire theater was rented out, and tickets were sold to over 250 guests.

A relationship […]

Institute for Children’s Aid Hosts Assembly for Students of Temecula Prep

prep2On March 19th, the Institute for Children’s Aid had the privilege of visiting Temecula Preparatory School. Approximately 300 students attended an assembly that aimed to educate students on the reality of child abuse, human trafficking, and the use of children in the production of chocolate.

Presenters Dennis […]

Empowered to Connect Conference Coming to Murrieta!

International Christian Adoptions, along with the Institute for Children’s Aid, and Calvary Chapel Murrieta are so excited to be able to host the Empowered to Connect Conference via simulcast on April 10th and 11th from 9am-5pm at Calvary Chapel, Murrieta.

The Empowered to Connect Conference, led by Dr. Karyn Purvis, was designed as a […]

ICA Hosts “The Drop Box” Viewing to a Sold out Theater

Last Thursday, March 5, ICA had the privilege of hosting a fundraising showing of The Drop Box Edwards Cinema San Marcos. The event, sponsored by Jeff Crane and Thrivent Financial, was attended by 250 guests.

The movie, directed by Brian Ivie, documents the life of Lee Jong-rak, a pastor in Seoul. Pastor Lee, burdened by the […]