10 Practical Ways to Bless Foster Parents

Want to make an impact in your community? Serve a foster family. List of 10 practical ideas to bless foster parents from someone who's been there.

May is National Foster Care Month. Let's bless foster parents by recognizing their contribution and offering a little practical encouragement.   If you are or ever have been a foster parent, thank you. Thank you for dedicating your heart, your time, and your family to being a safe, secure, nurturing environment for children unable to currently remain with … [Read more...]

Adopted By God

Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us that we should be called the sons of God." 1 John 3:1a Once a baby is born into this world, he/she is someone's child, someone's son or daughter. Sometimes the parents are not able or do not want to care for the child and then the child can be adopted by people who have a desire to love and care for him/her. Special … [Read more...]

Holy Moments + Grace & Truth {Week 18}

Grace & Truth : A Weekly Christian Link Up

Motherhood is filled with holy moments. The ones that compel your eyes to linger on tiny faces just a little while longer. The ones that pull on your heartstrings and bring tears to your eyes. In today's featured post. Melanie Singleton shares a poem that beautifully illustrates these moments in a way that will touch your soul and inspire you to look for holy … [Read more...]

Adoption: An Urgent Call {Operation 10:10:1}

On January 31, 2013 our family stepped out in faith. We stepped out believing that Kharis was our daughter and that the Lord would provide every bit of what we needed to bring her home.  He did just that.He provided over $36,000 in just 53 days.He's good like that.One of our biggest fundraising efforts was our 10:10:1 campaign.  We knew that $36,000 was beyond … [Read more...]

A Heart Like His: Every Christian’s Role in the Orphan Epidemic

"Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy." (Psalm 82:3) "Learn to do right! Seek justice, encourage the oppressed. Defend the cause of the fatherless, plead the case of the widow." (Isaiah 1:17) "The LORD watches over the alien and sustains the fatherless and the widow, but he frustrates the ways of the wicked." (Psalm 146:9) "A father … [Read more...]