Equipping the Church to Care for Kids from Hard Places

Posted by Heather Sewell on June 22, 2017  /   Posted in Advocacy, Churches, Ministry Updates, Parenting

By: Haley Hisle Those who provide care within a school and church setting spend a lot of time with children and adolescents and can have a profound influence. These people volunteer in many different roles to help look after children while a parent is in a small group or church service. Heather Sewell, Ministry Development

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Breakfast Meetings to Encourage Adoption among Faith- Based Community

Posted by Office Admin on April 18, 2017  /   Posted in Adoption, Churches, Foster Care, Parenting

Jefferson County church leaders, members invited to learn more about children who need permanent homes.  FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 18, 2017) – Members of the faith-based community in the Louisville area are invited to learn more about Governor Matt Bevin’s “Open Hearts/Open Homes” initiative during  a series of breakfast events later this month. The Jefferson County

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The orphan, the widow and me

Posted by Heather Sewell on February 27, 2017  /   Posted in Adoption, Adoption Support, Churches

Adoption is expensive. In fact, it’s the main reason families don’t even consider adopting. That is until the Both Hands model came along… Join JT Olson, author and founder of Both Hands, for a night of stories, fellowship and inspiration. After losing his parents in a car accident in his youth, JT knew in an

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Orphan Sunday 2016

Posted by Heather Sewell on October 10, 2016  /   Posted in Adoption Support, Advocacy, Churches, Events

  LOCAL ORGANIZATION UNITES WITH THE WORLD ON ORPHAN SUNDAY On Orphan Sunday, churches in 80 nations invite Christians to welcome children in need With 427,000 children in US foster care and 17.8 million worldwide who’ve lost both parents, thousands of churches will echo a united message across 80 nations on Orphan Sunday 2016. Spanning

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4th Annual H3 Conference equips those caring for kids from hard places

Posted by Heather Sewell on September 21, 2016  /   Posted in Adoption, Adoption Support, Churches, Events, Family Support

The 4th annual Help, Hope, Heal Conference will take place this year on November 5. Orphan Care Alliance equips Christians and connects them to opportunities to care for fatherless children. This conference serves to equip pastors, teachers, parents, family members and anyone else caring for a child who comes from a hard place. What is

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Spend Labor Day weekend doing one thing for orphan care

Posted by Heather Sewell on September 03, 2016  /   Posted in Adoption, Adoption Support, Advocacy, Churches, Events, Parenting

Imagine a nation full of Christians providing homes for fatherless children. Each child has a home. Each has a family. It wouldn’t be an easy life for the Christian, but it would be a life mirroring our great God who welcomes us all into his family. It couldn’t be about fame or credibility. After all,

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Seminar helps Kentucky take the first step toward adoption and foster care

Posted by Heather Sewell on August 23, 2016  /   Posted in Adoption, Adoption Support, Advocacy, Churches, Events

According to, the FRAMES research shows just 2% of US adults under the age of 50 have adopted or ever been a foster parent. Only a quarter have given serious thought to adopting a child, and less than two in ten say they are probably or definitely willing to adopt a child in the

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Kentucky Wait No More

Posted by Heather Sewell on August 18, 2016  /   Posted in Adoption, Advocacy, Churches, Events

Wait No More Finding Families for Kentucky’s Waiting Kids If you have ever considered adoption from foster care or want to learn more, plan to attend Wait No More on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Little Flock Baptist Church in Shepherdsville. You’ll hear more about the kids who are waiting, the process of adoption from foster care and ways to

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