Over the past few decades Christians in America have become increasingly vocal in promoting adoption and orphan care. One particular claim that is commonly cited is that, “If every church in the U.S. adopted one child, we would solve the world’s orphan crisis. For some churches this claim is heartening, for it appears to offer a realistic solution to a global problem. For other churches, especially small congregations, this can be a challenging statement. But whether we consider it promising…