6 Common Myths about Foster Care

Many you have heard about foster care, or know somebody who has been involved in foster care. Maybe you know foster parents or know kids who have been in foster…

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3 Things foster care is and is not

Foster care is a lot of different things to a lot of different people. Depending on your experience or history with foster care, you might think some different things are…

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Support to Succeed

  Recently we hosted our second annual Support to Succeed foster care conference. Over 100 adults and almost as many children came together at First Baptist Church in Simpsonville to…

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Dèyè mòn, gen mòn

I’ve been fortunate to go to Haiti twice. My first trip to Haiti was with a medical team a few months after the devastating earthquake in 2010. I was an…

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What do children in foster care really need?

  In 1943, psychologist Abraham Maslow wrote that humans all have certain needs, and those can be arranged in order of importance. He said that we must have our basic…

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Foster Care and EMS

  Fun fact: My first career was in EMS. I worked as an EMT and Paramedic for 5 years in New York and Michigan before moving to South Carolina to…

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Reckless Love

This song has been stuck in my head for the past month. Somewhere around the 25th time I listened to the song on Spotify, I had a realization – foster…

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Foster Care is Uncomfortable, and That’s OK

    Foster care is often uncomfortable. Kids are uncomfortable when they first meet us because they are unsure who we are and where they are. We hear a lot…

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Fruits of the Spirit in Foster Care

As I’ve been thinking about how to share the message of foster care, I started to think about classic passages and stories from the Bible. It’s pretty easy to see…

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