children in foster care Tag

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Norman Armstrong - Foster Care The number of children in foster care in the USA is over 400,000. As a believer and a foster parent himself, Norman Armstrong encourages the church to rise up and care for the nation's children so they do not get lost in the cracks. Listen to our Community Matters Interview with Norman Armstrong: [audio mp3="https://walkfm.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Norman-Armstrong-Foster-Care-11-3-2023.mp3"][/audio]     [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/5"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/5"][image_with_text title_tag="h4" image="44935" title="Good News Club" title_color="#333333"]An afterschool program for elementary aged children. Clubs meet once a week during the school year in public schools, community centers, homes, churches, and many other locations.  [/image_with_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/5"][image_with_text title_tag="h4" image="44937" title="Christians Youth In Action" title_color="#333333"]Christian Youth in Action® (CYIA) is a program designed to train you and a team of other young people in effective and engaging ways to teach children about God. You will...

November is National Adoption Month!! I have many friends with beautiful adoption stories. One in particular where you could see the Hand of God moving mountains to make it happen. It was awesome to witness. I also have friends whose adoptions stories are not so pretty and have even ended in loss and heartbreak. And then, for our family, we never even made it to the adoption phase.   The uncertainty of outcome can make it terrifying to even step into the arena of fostering and adoption, but the reality is that there is such a great need.  The number of children entering foster care each year is astounding. “On any given day, there are nearly 438,000 children in foster care in the United States.” (childrensrights). As of May 2020, there are 7,265 children in foster care in WV, over 10,000 in KY, and nearly 16,000 in OH. And, as much as each child needs a loving,...