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First of Its Kind National Conference on Faith & Foster Care in U.S.

I’m in Ukraine…thrilled to see firsthand the tremendous ways Ukrainian Christians are rising for the orphans of their country.  But as I contemplate all that is happening here, it’s exciting to consider that this same, faith-motivated passion is visible also among Americans for vulnerable children in the U.S. Across the U.S., more and more Christians […]


Retirees Who Choose to Adopt from Foster Care

NBC News last week carried a short profile of what it describes as a growing trend: empty-nest couples who choose to adopt older children from the U.S. foster system.  It describes, “Instead of visiting the golf course or moving to a beachside community, some retirees are choosing the more difficult but ultimately rewarding path of […]


Foster Care Film FAULTLESS Now Available on DVD

The well-crafted documentary FAULTLESS premiered at Summit last year.  With texture, variety and pathos, it offers moving windows into life within foster care…and compelling ways that Christians are responding to the need via foster care, mentoring, and foster-to-adopt. The DVD is now available for purchase online HERE.   Whether to stimulate your own thinking…share with an […]


Dave Thomas Foundation Video

Our friends at the Dave Thomas Foundation are stalwart champions for kids in foster care.  They’ve just released a great new video — brief, but compelling.  Just a few words and image say more than most books:  “When I first met my son…he was a teenager.”


TODAY Show Spotlights Upcoming Summit Speakers with Christmas Story

We’ve highlighted before on this blog the tremendous stories coming out of Possum Trot, TX.  In this town of 300, the small church led by Bishop and Donna Martin has taken in 76 foster children.  Recently, the TODAY Show spotlighted the Martins and the “Miracle of Possum Trot.”  The story, although heartwarming, touches on both […]


The “Miracle in Possum Trot” Continues to Echo

The current edition of People Magazine carries the amazing story of the little Texan town of Possum Trot.  In a community of 300, the vibrant faith of a small church and its Christ-hearted pastor embraced the children of the local foster system.  In time, more than seventy “waiting children” were adopted from the system, embraced […]