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Kentucky Governor Signs House Bill 420, for families

Posted by Heather Sewell on May 27, 2016  /   Posted in Advocacy, Churches, Family Support, Parenting, Safe Families, Videos, Volunteer Opportunities

“It’s supposed to be there to help people where they are. Government is there to facilitate our liberty, our freedom and our ability to do what we were created to do.” Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin Today was a big win for Kentucky families. The House Bill 420 was passed into law, when the Governor signed

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Starting an Orphan Care Ministry

Posted by Heather Sewell on October 02, 2013  /   Posted in Advocacy

By: Heather Sewell   Tomorrow will kick off the 30-day count down to this year’s Orphan Sunday all over the globe. This year, nearly 51 countries are already represented on the map. The map is a resource to use for finding Orphan Sunday events in your local area. If you have never heard of this

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Safe Families for Children keeps families together

Posted by Heather Sewell on September 09, 2013  /   Posted in Safe Families

By: Chesson Hazlewood   “It’s not okay, it’s not how a normal household runs,” LMPD spokesperson Dwight Mitchell said in a report of a parent allegedly leaving her children home alone during this summer’s heat. I don’t know about you but hearing reports like these calls my heart to action. I think, “there has to

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Church and State work to protect children

Posted by Heather Sewell on July 23, 2013  /   Posted in Newsletters

November 2012 In the early 1900’s, it was the church that cared for the fatherless in our country, but as those facilities struggled to make ends meet, the government began to assume the role of providing for children where the parents were unable. And so the Church began releasing its responsibility to government, which established

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Foster Youth and the Church

Posted by Heather Sewell on July 03, 2013  /   Posted in Foster Care

By: Lindsy Wallace I’m honored to be writing the opening post for this month of exploring and understanding the reality of “aging out” of the foster care system. The cycle of brokenness perpetuated by aging out has become a part of our family’s story and therefore, sharing it with others is heavy on my heart. So,

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Foster Youth and the Church

Posted by Heather Sewell on July 03, 2013  /   Posted in Foster Care

By: Lindsy Wallace I’m honored to be writing the opening post for this month of exploring and understanding the reality of “aging out” of the foster care system. The cycle of brokenness perpetuated by aging out has become a part of our family’s story and therefore, sharing it with others is heavy on my heart. So,

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10 Things You Should Do Before Adopting Internationally

Posted by Heather Sewell on June 04, 2013  /   Posted in Adoption

By: Linsdy Wallace Today’s guest post comes from Lindsy Wallace. Lindsy and her husband, William, have been in the process of adopting internationally for four years. Yep, f-o-u-r years. They lead the orphan care ministry at Antioch Church in South Louisville, are foster parents, and are a Host Family for Safe Families for Children. The

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