Tag - foster care

More than a Crib

“You still felt I was worth doing it for, and that means so much to me.”
In July 2015, we shared about Patrick and Jennifer Johnson’s decision to buck the weight of societal strain and pursue a life of generosity. […]

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On the Grid: Tier 1 – Transition

Graduation.
In American culture, it is one of the few universally esteemed milestones of accomplishment and maturation. For many, it is representative of more than past efforts: it is a symbol of the road ahead, a springboard into the future. […]

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Did You Know that the Church Could Transform the Child Welfare System?

One must tread lightly when quoting Joseph Stalin.  The untold and largely unknown atrocities of the civil clampdown on the people of the Soviet Union reverberate through time and reflect a spiritual darkness that can be traced back to […]

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On The Grid: Tier 1 – Foster Care

Perhaps the biggest misconception about the foster care system: I have to be a foster parent to engage in the child welfare system.
This misconception has emerged because of the lack of awareness: there are simply ineffective means to communicate […]

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Brave Heart

Single father. Foster parent. Teacher.
Any of the three aforementioned labels are enough to incite a spirit of sympathy. For each individual role carries with it an expectation of burden – a beautiful burden, mind you – but a burden, […]

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Caring for the Fatherless

The National Foster Care Initiative is a unified effort involving numerous churches, Christian foster care organizations, and agencies throughout the country who believe that if we work in unity and humbly serve along side our local and state governments, […]

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A Place to Call Home

Bobby Brown is a friend of the ministry and took some time out of his week to help with doing a property clean-up for one of our Church partners.
Here is his experience:
“This week was very motivating and a true […]

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Transplanting the Father's Love

God is moving individuals and congregations to care for children and youth in the US foster care system. It’s as if He is transplanting His own heart for the fatherless into His people as they seek His face. At […]

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Emancipation Proclamations

Stories of those who have been emancipated from the Foster Care System seem to reverberate, like the narratives told in this video Life After Foster Care.
Abuse, neglect, drugs, and death. These stories are told over and over by the […]

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'Love Steps In' – Inviting the vulnerable into our homes

Jimmy Dodd, is the President of Pastor Serve, a KC-based ministry that seeks to ensure that “every pastor has a pastor.” He’s also a valued friend of GO Project who loves Jesus and His children.
On Superbowl Sunday, Jimmy delivered […]

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