Hurlburt family sitting down on ground

The CALL in Pulaski County

Mobilizing the Church in Arkansas to love foster children with the extravagant love of Christ.

600 churches
in Pulaski County

1,100 children
spend time in Pulaski County foster care every year due to abuse or neglect

On average, there are only
300 families
to care for these children

Penny and quarter symbolizing donations

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”

The David family leaning on huge letters spelling the word 'LOVE"

Mobilizing the Church in Pulaski County to care for children in foster care with the extravagant love of Christ.

“Religion that God our Father considers pure and undefiled is this:  to care for orphans…in their distress…” James 1:27 There is a critical need in our community for foster and adoptive parents for children who have been abused or neglected and are in the foster system.  For Christians, there is a biblical mandate to care … Continue reading “Mobilizing the Church in Pulaski County to care for children in foster care with the extravagant love of Christ.”

Andrew, Sarah, and Caroline Bethards enjoy a Disney Cruise!

June God Story: The Bethards Family

Working and being around vulnerable kids for many years helped me see the difference that it makes for kids to have unconditional love, and I always felt that God had given me so much love to share. God had placed foster care and adoption on my heart.  My heart has always been broken for the … Continue reading “June God Story: The Bethards Family”

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