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A New Hymn for Foster Children and Those Who Love Them
Originally Posted: 05/30/2014 - 4:19pm | Type: Blog

This hymn is written with gratitude for foster parents, social workers, and others who do seek to do their best for abused and neglected children and youth. Author's Note ...

VIDEO: “ReMoved”
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 11:06am | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Follow the gripping story of a young girl taken from her home and placed into foster care. Every ...

The Many Ways to Love Like a Mother
Originally Posted: 05/09/2014 - 2:37pm | Type: Blog

The example mothers in Scripture do not lead caricatured lives of middle-class homemakers living a life of Pinterest or of super-career woman balancing family and economic kingdom building. Instead they are en ...

All in the Family
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 10:00am | Type: Magazine Article

Julienne Gage Churches in the "127 Movement" are opening their hearts, homes, and families to welcome children in the foster ca ...

Foster Care Resources
Originally Posted: 12/18/2013 - 11:17am | Type: Magazine Article

Rebecca Kraybill Resources that help address the modern-day "orphans in distress" in our midst. In ...

Foster Care for a New Millennium
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 10:55am | Type: Magazine Article

Juliet Vedral Christians step up for modern-day "orphans in their distress." I WAS 7 years old when ...

DC127: Fostering a Better City
Originally Posted: 10/25/2013 - 4:43pm | Type: Blog

The movement to reverse the foster care wait list is beginning to gain some traction and DC127, a Washington, D.C.-based foster care initiative, is gearing up for its first event on November 2. ...

DC 127: Flipping the Foster Care Waitlist
Originally Posted: 05/23/2013 - 4:30pm | Type: Blog

The Washington, D.C.-based foster care initiative created by the District Church seeks to reverse the foster care waitlist in our nation’s capital, leaving parents waiting to foster the 3,000 children currentl ...

Ali Forney Center's Ad Supporting LGBT Homeless Youth
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 5:14pm | Type: Blog

The first few nights weren't so bad. It was on the fourth night, the night it rained, that it got to me. The first few nights weren't so bad. It was on the fourth night ...

Living Isaiah 61: Justice Work is My Song of Praise to God
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

<blockquote><p style="text-align: left;">"I do the work of justice not out of a disdain for the privileged but out of a love for Life." - <em>Womanist Theologian Dr. Kelly ...