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Fostering Hope

A Guide to Foster Care Ministry in 2017 – Part Three

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Jan 23, 2017 by Jonathan Reid

Talk is cheap, or, so the expression goes. As we saw in our last post, this is not always the case. One mark of godly wisdom is speaking on behalf of those who have no voice. In this context, speech is an active way to serve the vulnerable and oppressed. However, if we stop with […] ...

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A Guide to Foster Care Ministry in 2017 – Part Two

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Jan 10, 2017 by Jonathan Reid

Let’s begin with a word association game. What chapters in the Bible come to mind when you read the words “foster care ministry”? James 1? Check. Isaiah 1? Check. Psalm 68? Check. Proverbs 31? Check. Wait…Proverbs 31? No, that was not a typo. While it may not be one of the go-to “orphan care” passages, […] ...

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A Guide to Foster Care Ministry in 2017 – Part One

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Jan 2, 2017 by Jonathan Reid

The start of a New Year is a great time to dream about and plan for specific ways to make a difference in the lives of others. Countless people and causes exist that you could bless with your resources of time, skills, and even money…the opportunities are endless! That said, I imagine that if you’re […] ...

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An Unexpected Venture

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Sep 19, 2016 by Jonathan Reid

I often get asked about the origins of Fostering Hope New England. Make no mistake: for most of my life, advocacy for foster youth was not even a blip on the radar of my “life plan”. However, as is so often the case, the script God writes for our lives is much different than our own…it’s […] ...

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