All throughout scripture we see the heart of God for the lost, the downtrodden, the widow, the orphan, “the least of these”. As we read and dig into God’s word it quickly becomes apparent that when we give of ourselves to others we are doing the heart of God. We see a great picture of that in Matthew 25:35-405 For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, 36 I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’37 “Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? 38 When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? 39 When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’40 “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’
Because this is the heart of God and because we ourselves have been rescued and adopted into God’s family, to engage in foster care and/or adoption is beautiful response. In fact James 1:27 tells us that pure and undefiled religion in the sight of God the father is caring for Orphan and Widows in their distress.
Not everyone will respond the same way to these passages of scripture. Some will foster and some will adopt. Some will pray for the orphans of our world and the families who welcome them in as their own. Some will give to a missionary or an organization such as ours. And some will support foster and adoptive families on the journey.
There are so many ways to give, serve and engage that there is truly SOMETHING that EVERYONE can do. At OneHope27 it is our desire to equip the Christian Community to impact those involved in foster care with that SOMETHING they can do. We would love to serve you as you impact those involved in foster care with the hope of Christ. Don’t know where to start? We can help! Contact us at email@example.com.