Faith & Foster Care

Faith & Foster Care

by Dr. John DeGarmo

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Overview

Filled with personal stories and Scripture, Faith & Foster Care shows how to practically and specifically live out your faith in foster care ministry. An encouraging resource for novice or experienced advocates and parents, specific issues addressed include advice on marriage and foster care, how to love the foster child and birth family, how to pray for your foster child and birth family, and how to let go when children leave your care. See how your actions have a far-reaching impact when you live out your faith.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596694729
Publisher: New Hope Publishers
Publication date: 04/04/2016
Edition description: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Adoption & Fostering
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Dr. John DeGarmo has been a foster parent for fifteen years, and he and his wife have had more than fifty children come through their home. An international consultant to legal firms and foster care agencies, he is also a transformational speaker and trainer. The author of several books, he has also appeared on national television. You can find him on Facebook or at the Foster Care Institute.

Table of Contents

Introduction Rhonda Sciortino 13

Chapter 1 Called to Foster 17

Chapter 2 Living a Life of Faith as a Foster Parent 33

Chapter 3 Defending the Least of These 45

Chapter 4 Praying for Our Children In Foster Care 57

Chapter 5 Your Marriage: Partnering with God as You Care for His Children 69

Chapter 6 Loving Your Child's Birth Parents 85

Chapter 7 Heartbreak and Loss: When Your Foster Child Leaves 99

Chapter 8 A Forever Family 113

Chapter 9 The Church and Foster Care 125

Chapter 10 How Faith Has Changed Foster Children 137

Scripture Verses for Foster Parents 149

Resources 155

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