Youth in the foster care system in Missouri often don't have an answer for a host of typical teen questions as they age-out or
JEFFERSON CITY - Although the state assists foster families, individuals and churches can help fill emotional, spiritual and financial needs for foster parents and the children in their care.
SALEM, Va. -- Imagine that you are 10 years old when you finally find the courage to tell your teacher about some problems you have been having at home. Then your world falls completely apart. Eight years ago, this happened to Samantha. As a
As a single adoptive father of five boys, Robert Ewing has encountered a stressed schedule and reduced career options, deep tragedy and great joy.
Here are some small ways to help a foster-care family that can have a big impact.
Buckner International foster-care professionals David Chandler and Samela Macon dispell some common myths about foster care.
Hundreds of thousands of families are needed to provide foster care for nearly a half-million children and teenagers who for their own safety cannot continue to live at home.
Relationship is at the heart of the restorative justice philosophy—restoring an offender’s relationship with self, family and community.
By Jennifer Harris Word&Way News Writer While Scripture advocates taking care of orphans and widows, the church has abdicated that responsibility to the state, some Christian child-advocates insist. “It shortchanges people and the church,” said Robbi Haynes of
By Jennifer Harris Word&Way News Writer Platinum selling, award-winning Word Records recording artist, Mark Schultz, hopped on a bicycle May 7 to raise money and awareness for orphans and widows. Schultz, who was adopted through the Kansas Children’s Service League, has raised over $80,000