Spring is in the air! I love the changing of the seasons and the new life that comes with spring. As I type, birds are chirping outside the window and flowers are in bloom all around. Spring is a time of renewal and refreshment for me and a reminder of all I have to be grateful for. The Lord has given me so much and been so overwhelmingly good to me. I know His goodness is totally unmerited on my part and that it isn’t for my own comfort and satisfaction. With this recognition comes responsibility.
In Luke 12, we are told that to those whom much has been given and entrusted, much will be demanded and required. I want my gratitude for the Lord’s blessings to overflow in sacrificial service and giving to others. This is not easy because we are all inclined to seek our own fulfillment, but as we walk with the Lord seeking to love him above all else and serve those around us, we begin to experience true fulfillment. We begin to understand and experience that we were made to look outside ourselves.
As the beauty of spring continues to unfold, I challenge each of us to take time and think about the new life God has given us in Christ and all the goodness He has bestowed on us. Then let’s ask Him if there are ways He wants us to sacrificially serve that we aren’t currently.
Let’s pray and ask Him to show us how we can help others find His goodness and new life we have experienced in Him. If you feel him guiding you to involvement in foster care, I would encourage you to attend our next information meeting on Aril 16th at 6:00 at Heber Springs Baptist. These children and families need the hope and renewal we have experienced, and the Lord may be calling you to help bring it to them.


~Amanda Bush
Cleburne County Coordinator


The CALL in Cleburne County

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

55 churches
in Cleburne County

On average,
33 children & youth
spend time in foster care each month in Cleburne County due to abuse and neglect

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


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