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More than enough help for biological families (Part 3 of 4)

This is the third of a four part series on what it means when we say we are aiming for more than enough before, during and beyond foster care in every county in the country.  Here’s a quick review the four facets of more than enough…   More than enough foster and kinship families for every child to have […]


Trying to Make Sense of an Ache Beyond Words

I heard news last week of the kind that leaves you with your face in your hands, aching and praying for a heart-broken family. Shannon Dingle taught at Summit in recent years on adopting and caring for children with special needs.  I didn’t know her well, but admired her vivacity and loving grit from a […]


More Than Enough Foster and Kinship Families…(Post 1 of 4)

I have a terrible sense of direction.  Those who know me can confirm. When I received my first GPS device from family as a birthday gift some years ago, it was truly a life-changing day for me. When it came to driving, I felt like the scales had fallen from my eyes and I could […]


What a Jewish Child Welfare Expert Sees in Christian Foster Care

The national Faith Angle Forum podcast this week features Naomi Schaefer Riley – an expert on the US foster system who also happens to be Jewish – reflecting on the remarkable rise in Christian engagement in US foster care.   I joined Riley for the fast-moving conversation, which ranged from potential tech-based solutions to foster care […]