Today in Ameirca, over 435,000 children are in foster care. Of those, over 110,000 are awaiting, hoping, and praying for a family to adopt them. And each year more than 20,000 kids age out of the system, depending on what state they are in, at the age of 18 or 21.
Have Children, Love Children, Adopt Children
Long overdue, a growing wave of Christians are waking up to the needs of children in our foster care system. It has been exciting for me to watch this wave grow. In my first church, New Song Church in Bolingbrook, IL, we made real efforts to cultivate a culture of life and encourage families to have children, love children and adopt children. Many did and it was a thrilling challenge for both our families and the church.
In my next church, Trinity Church in Watseka, IL, I stepped into a church that…
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