Articles by Harold Shank2021-08-10T18:01:34+00:00

"Reclaiming Our Children's Childhood" by Harold Shank

September 19, 2009|

  “Reclaiming our Children's Childhood” Harold Shank National Spokesperson for CCFSA Jon Partlow preaches for the Pennyrile Church of Christ in Madisonville, Kentucky. One day, while reading the local paper, he read two unrelated articles about children involved in sexual [...]

"Baby Pictures In The Bible" by Harold Shank

September 19, 2009|

  “Baby Pictures  In The Bible” Harold Shank National Spokesperson for CCFSA The people of the Old Testament didn’t paint pictures on walls or carve images in stone like the ancient Egyptians or Babylonians, but they did leave snapshots in [...]

"Day of Prayer" by Harold Shank

September 19, 2009|

  National Day of Prayer Harold Shank National Spokesperson for CCFSA The National Day of Prayer for Children among Churches of Christ falls on October 3, 2004. Although such a day may seem more political than biblical, we find rationale [...]

"Foster Father" by Harold Shank

September 19, 2009|

“Meet my foster father, His Royal Highness, the King.” Harold Shank National Spokesperson for CCFSA We were at the Memphis City Library. The little boy’s face beamed as he looked up at the businessman who held his hand. “This is [...]

"Open Our Eyes" by Harold Shank

September 19, 2009|

  “Open Our Eyes” Harold Shank National Spokesperson for CCFSA An at-risk child plays a key role in Victor Hugo’s, Les Misérables, a story made popular in recent years by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Broadway musical. Fantine, a poverty-stricken [...]

"Orphans By Choice" by Harold Shank

September 19, 2009|

  Orphans by Choice Harold Shank National Spokesperson for CCFSA The words used to describe at-risk children provide an insight into the cultures of different times. In an earlier generation, Americans often spoke of “orphans.” That word is used less [...]

"Saying No To Adoption" by Harold Shank

September 19, 2009|

“Saying No To Adoption” By Harold Shank, National Spokesperson for CCFSA Many people say “no” to adoption, perhaps not defiantly or thoughtfully but, in terms of the bottom line, their decision is “no.” One of our elders, Dennis Ruch, and [...]

"A Way to Save All The Children" by Harold Shank

September 19, 2009|

“A Way To Save All The Children” Harold Shank National Spokesperson for CCFSA You have seen the startling statistics about children in America: Preteens are the poorest age group in the nation. A child is killed by a gun every [...]

"Back Then" by Harold Shank

September 19, 2009|

“Back Then I Believed, But Now I Don’t” Harold Shank National Spokesperson for CCFSA In the March 1998 issue, Life magazine reported on their visits with 60 kids in six locations around the nation, asking them about God. They chose [...]

"Poured Out Like Wine" by Harold Shank

September 19, 2009|

    “Poured Out Like Wine” Harold Shank National Spokesperson for CCFSA Stories of service motivate us. Paul aimed to inspire the Philippians to greater commitment when he told how Jesus emptied Himself (Phil. 2:7). He even talked about how [...]

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