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The Church’s Role in the Orphan Crisis

Photo by Artem Bali on Pexels.com Open your mouth, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy (Prov. 31:9). Recently, someone was telling me about a family who was planning to adopt a sibling group from foster care. I was excited for them--and, honestly, a bit jealous--when I heard how this young, married… Continue reading The Church’s Role in the Orphan Crisis

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Just a Foster Mom’s POV

It's been awhile since I posted--mostly because we have taken in two extremely needy foster children, and our lives have been so intense lately! From therapy appointments to school schedules and homework, our lives have been turned upside down! These are the first two placements we have agreed to take on for a longer time… Continue reading Just a Foster Mom’s POV

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What Can You Do to Help Them?

Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world--Jms. 1:27. She came skipping down the driveway at 1:30 in the morning, her hair an oily mess from the coconut oil treatment she had received at the… Continue reading What Can You Do to Help Them?

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Myth-busting Monday: Foster Care Doesn’t Cost a Thing (and a Giveaway!)

When my husband and I began our adoption journey, we spent months researching every route available. We applied to adopt through a 501(c)3 agency from China, but I was too young for China's requirements at the time. We looked into foster care, but most of the children in our area that were available for adoption… Continue reading Myth-busting Monday: Foster Care Doesn’t Cost a Thing (and a Giveaway!)