Blog

We hope this collection of stories and articles inspire you to understand more about this space we call orphan care. They are stories of foster care, adoption, orphan care, and ministry opportunities.

The Road to Foster Care

The Road to Foster Care

  “Every kid is one caring adult away from being a success story.”  - Josh Shipp Michael and Allison Robinson met on January 5, 2019. As it is with most relationships, their mutual interests quickly bonded them....

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Foster Care

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Foster Care

What comes to your mind when you hear the term foster care? Does it bring about feelings of fondness or fear? Does it sound familiar or foreign? Do you picture a specific child or do statistics scroll across your brain...

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Brokenness to Healing

Brokenness to Healing

In orphan care, we are ultimately in the business of restoring families. Sometimes families are restored through adoption, and sometimes families are restored through reunification. Other times, families are restored...

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Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

As we approach the holiday season, it's a great time to be reminded that when it comes to orphan care, we are all called to do something. James 1:27 makes it clear that caring for the fatherless is not a good deed we...

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A Bravehearted Pastor

A Bravehearted Pastor

William Wallace. If this name is familiar to you, then you’ve probably seen the classic fictional movie,  Braveheart. Set in medieval times, the movie tells a gripping tale of a Scottish patriot who leads a group of...

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Senior Saints Can Do Orphan Care

Senior Saints Can Do Orphan Care

“I am just too old.” This common notion plagues many senior adults. They often feel like they have passed their prime and don’t hold the same value they once did within their circles of influence. Sometimes they even...

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How to Break Trust with Your Pastor

How to Break Trust with Your Pastor

Being a lay leader in your local church is a unique position. It’s not your “day job,” but the responsibility is still great. You choose to show up each week, sometimes a few times a week, to fulfill the volunteer...

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A Mother’s Love

A Mother’s Love

Celebrating Mother’s Day “There is an instinct in a woman to love most her own child; and an instinct to make any child who needs her love, her own.” Robert Brault Innately unconditional and unrestrained is the love of...

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Radical Starts with Us

Radical Starts with Us

One church’s commitment to reaching their community “Radical obedience to Christ is not easy... It's not comfort, not health, not wealth, and not prosperity in this world. Radical obedience to Christ risks losing all...

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