Independent Living Skills Coach Helps Foster Kids Succeed

Categories: Children's Ministries, Foster Care

Kelly Leitch’s upstairs office is simple and neatly furnished. The walls are sparsely decorated with wall hangings designed to encourage and inspire.  One reads, “When life gives you more than you can stand, kneel”.  Another declares “Life is an amazing adventure”.   Yet another message—posted on a cork board and etched in chalkboard font reads:  “Hard …

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Keeping Foster Siblings Together

Categories: Children's Ministries, Foster Care

Like proud and loving parents often do, Scott and Wendy Hyder of Pickens show off photos of their foster children. One photo showed three smiling girls in a forest in Hendersonville, NC. Another captured one of their sons playfully snuggled inside a laundry basket.  Other photos revealed fun times at a football game and The …

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Be Careful What You Pray For – A Foster Journey

Categories: Children's Ministries, Foster Care

After nearly two years “our baby girl” is finally going home to her mommy.  For such a long time we waited and waited to see the light at the end of the tunnel.  Each passing day we became more and more attached to this little love.  We found ourselves renewing our license just to keep …

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