kids’ lives changed
It’s hard to believe the changes we saw when those two precious kids knew that they were ours forever.
— Adoptive parent
I’m following my heart. This is what God laid on my heart to do and it’s been a great experience.
— Foster parent
There’s a crisis in foster care in Arkansas. The CALL has a solution. Hear from our foster and adoptive parents and join with us.
Children everywhere have hopes and dreams. These children from around Arkansas share what they want to do when they grow up. We can all help make their hopes come true.
“A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strengths, but by the strength of his heart.” – Hercules Have you ever started something assuming you knew what you would be doing and what you would get out of it, and then, to your surprise, you learned so much more, and took … Continue reading “Unsung Heroes”
The CALL and Teachers
I want to share with you my journey being part of the foster care system as both foster parent and teacher. Somewhere around our fifth year of marriage, Jacob and I heard a sermon that resounded with us. Our pastor, Charlie Loften, spoke on our Biblical obligation to care for children in foster care. I remember sneaking … Continue reading “The CALL and Teachers”
Earning your trust
I’ve always told my children that trust is rarely granted. Instead it is earned. The next question they asked was “How do I earn your trust?” I told them that trust is earned with consistent behavior over time. It is that simple and, unfortunately, there are no shortcuts. One of the things we are serious … Continue reading “Earning your trust”