All posts by Savannah Lyon

National Foster Care Month: A Focus on Kinship Care

Sarah knew that her daughter was struggling. Ever since her boyfriend disappeared and left Nikki with the baby, she had been spiraling downhill quickly. Sarah had suspicions that Nikki’s new boyfriend was a drug dealer, but that was not confirmed until just recently. Sarah received a phone call late one night from a police officer … Continue reading National Foster Care Month: A Focus on Kinship Care

Ministry Leader Question: Children’s Tough Behaviors

Maybe your church likes the idea of getting families involved in foster care, but you know that sometimes children in foster care have tough behaviors. Or perhaps you want to minister to families that have difficult histories, but again… those tough behaviors. Finding volunteers for children’s ministry programs is difficult enough, but what about when … Continue reading Ministry Leader Question: Children’s Tough Behaviors

Ministry Leader Question: How to help foster families?

The thing about foster (and adoptive) parents (gotta love them!) is that they aren’t really great at asking for help. They are the helpers, the doers, the go to people. Most likely, the foster/adoptive parents in your church are already involved in ministry in some way. Because of that, these are the people that you … Continue reading Ministry Leader Question: How to help foster families?