Category Archives: Foster care

Open Hearts/Open Homes – Foster Care & Adoption Initiative

Guest post from Tom Troth, KBC Legislative Agent: HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES STUDY GROUP ON ADOPTION On March 10, 2017, Governor Bevin and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services held “A Summit to Save Our Children” in Frankfort. The summit was Governor’s official expression of his ongoing commitment to streamline the Foster Care/Adoption process in […]

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Syncing churches in ministry

Guest post by Kentucky Baptist Convention President Kevin Smith. As a pastor, I stand with the 3,500 Baptists in my local church. As president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, I stand with 750,000 Baptists in my state convention. Together we desire to see the Great Commission pursued in our commonwealth and beyond! No individual congregation […]

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Baptists in Southern Africa are shining a ‘bright light’ on a dark place

A common tendency among foster parents is that we love to talk about it. We love to talk about it in the hopes that others will see the need and opportunity to care for the countless number of kids needing a home, and we love to talk about it because each foster family’s story is […]

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Kids leave Crossings with hunger to learn more about God’s word

The scene was surreal. I’m sitting on my bed watching a 14-year-old Hispanic boy and an 8-year-old Chinese girl engaged in one of their fiercest competitions to date. These two enjoy rivalry and, when they find a contest that pits them as anywhere close to being equals, it’s game on. What was the latest fight-to-the-death […]

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‘Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world’

Like so many others, my earliest memories of music include the lyrics, “Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world. Red and yellow, black and white, they are precious in His site. Jesus loves the little children of the world.” From Sunday School and Vacation Bible School lessons, I knew that song […]

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