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An ordinary story about God's extraordinary work through a mentor's relationship with a boy aging-out of foster care.   "As I got older and noticed more and more how broken this world was, I started to believe that much of the brokenness starts in the home. Having come from a...

What is TRAC?  TRAC is short for Teen Reach Adventure Camp.  In short, we are a 3-day camp experience for students aged 12-15 in foster care. Why does TRAC exist?   Students in foster care are in this situation through no fault of their own.  We know that those...

  There is an unfortunate misconception that all adoption stories end up like The Blind Side, where a loving family takes in a wayward child, provides them a good home with copious opportunities, and everybody feels safe and happy and becomes a professional football player! It’s...

New York City has the highest population density of any major city in the United States, with over 27,000 people per square mile. Where there are more people, there will inevitably be more brokenness.   This March, our team lead a group of college students from Austin...

Children in foster care desperately need people to come alongside them in a positive and consistent way amidst the chaos that they are experiencing. Below are some ways that we can prayerfully fight for those who are fighting for our kids. Consistency: Praying that you are...

Kids in a New Groove (KING) is an organization that seeks to provide children in foster care with a consistent, one-on-one mentoring relationship through private music lessons. Often time’s kids in foster care have not seen or experienced relationships that are built upon trust and...

When three, beautiful sisters walked through my door in 2011, my entire world was flipped upside down.  I became an instant mom to a 6 year old, 22 month old, and 5 month old.  I was thrown into a world of formula, diapers, potty-training, and...

Whatever your skills, whatever your stage in life, whatever your experience, you can be a voice and an ally for kids who desperately need both. God’s heart for justice, and in particular for the orphan, is certain. And this heart for justice isn’t passive, or static,...

CPS. Whether your immediate sentiment is positive or negative, many people often feel uncomfortable when they consider why the agency has to exist. CPS is one of the few arenas in life that so clearly shows the profound level of brokenness and darkness in this world. You...

A few years ago I heard a former judge speak about the state of foster care in Texas. She told a story about the Masai, an African tribe of fierce warriors and how they greeted one another with “How are children?” to which one would...