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Foster Care


11/28/2018

Instant Family | Movie Review

Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures . Any time a new movie or TV show draws attention to adoption or foster care, we take notice. . Instant Family quickly gained popularity as a foster care-focused film since its premier in 2018. …

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10/23/2018

Exciting Resources for Orphan Sunday

Orphan Sunday is coming—the day Christians around the globe will stand together for the orphan—and since you have a heart for fatherless and vulnerable children, you are invited and encouraged to get involved. Take a look.    November 11, 2018: One …

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10/01/2018

Why “The Least of These” Matter Most

Bible scholars have argued the identity of “the least of these” for decades. Is Matthew 25 referring to the world’s most destitute, or is it instructing believers to care for fellow Christians in need? Either way, both interpretations of “the least of these” have sufficient …

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09/26/2018

5 Ways to Involve Your Family in Caring for Orphans

Because children learn best by example, there is no better way to teach them about God’s heart for orphans than by caring–as a family–about fatherless children. Here are 5 ways we can lead our children by example. 1. Advocate Let’s …

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07/06/2018

We Have Exciting News for You!

Earlier this year we refreshed our logo. Today, we are excited to show you our all-new website, designed with YOU in mind. Our goal, quite simply, is that this website refresh will better connect you with the people we serve, …

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06/13/2018

Who Loves? A Book (Series) Review + Giveaway!

Children in foster care typically have many people moving in and out of their lives. This revolving door can lead children to believe that nobody loves them. … And if we’re honest, it’s hard to blame them. Introducing the Who Loves? series. …

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07/28/2017

Movie Night: 5 More Films About Adoption or Foster Care

So the weekend has arrived and you want to watch a movie. Why not watch one that is family-friendly and starts a conversation about adoption or foster care? After our first post featuring 5 Films About Adoption or Foster Care, you—our Lifesong …

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07/03/2017

Who Is the Orphan in America?

When you hear “orphan in America,” who comes to mind? Since the U.S. lacks traditional orphanages it can be easy to believe that our country is void of orphaned children (whether literal or social). Yet, in reality, the need to love and care for vulnerable children …

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06/14/2017

My First Father’s Day as a Foster Dad

  I remember the first time I saw my girls. I had butterflies in my stomach. At first it was a picture on my Iphone. Then I remember walking into the agency and I saw them through the window blinds. The …

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05/31/2017

15 Ways to Be a Foster Care Friendly Church

Foster kids need the church. Foster families need the church. Here are 15 ways to be a foster care friendly church–   Teach Educate, educate, educate. Host informational meetings for would-be foster parents, but also for members of the church family who …

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