More Resources


Online Resources

Heartfelt Calling

Care 2 Foster

PS I Love You Ministries

Focus On the Family

All In Orphan Care

Jason Johnson's Blog

Christian Alliance for Orphans

How to Talk to Kids about Foster Care

Institute for Attachment

Christian Alliance for Orphans

CAFO Weekly Newsletter

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
FREE modules and webinars for foster parent training. Remember webinars are considered live training.

EMK Press: Realistic Expections for Fostering Families

EMK Press: The Foster Parenting Toolbox

Empowered To Connect Videos


Interested in starting an Orphan Ministry at your Church?

Everybody Can do Something eBook

Check out the Forgotten Initiative and get educated on how you can speak to, support, respect and work with foster/adoptive families in your church!  7 Things Foster Parents Need You to Know! 

What Foster Parents Wish Other People Knew

What is my role in helping? Stop Confusing Your Calling with His Commands

Navigating the “Messy and Complicated” Path of Foster Parenting

Grace Church Blog: Grace Church has an inspiring foster care/adoption ministry--ADOPTION: A BEAUTIFUL MESS 


Great Reads for Foster/Adoptive Families

The Connected Child, by Karen Purvis  

Journey to the Fatherless, by CAFO Jedd Minefield

Adopted for Life, by Russell More

Institute for Attachment

Orphanology: Awakening to Gospel-Centered Adoption and Orphan Care, by Tony Merida.

The Beauty and Brokenness of Foster Care, by Jason Johnson
This is a gospel-centered support resource for foster parents designed to connect them in community with others so they may be supported and encouraged through circumstances and emotions that only other foster parents can relate to. At its core, this book is meant to refresh foster parents in the gospel with others through community, and remind them what they are doing is beautiful—and they are never alone.

Fields of the Fatherless, by Tom Davis

When Helping Hurts, by Steve Corbett & Brian Fikkert

The Whole Brain Child

Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today's Parents, by Deborah D. Gray

When Love is Not Enough, by Nancy Thomas

Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control: A Love-Based Approach to Helping Attachment-Challenged Children With Severe Behaviors, by Heather T. Forbes and B. Bryan Post

Maybe Days: A Book for Children in Foster, by Jennifer Wilgocki 

Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption, by Katie J. Davis

The Beauty and Brokenness of Foster Care, by Jason Johnson

The Hole in Our Gospel: What Does God Expect of Us? The Answer That Changed My Life and Might Just Change the World, by Richard Stearns

Another Place at the Table

Children’s Books about Foster Care

Maybe Days

I Don't Have Your Eyes
Have a National Adoption Day event coming up or just families finalizing their adoptions? A sweet book that helps families who look different from one another is a great gift to mark the occasion.

Murphy's Three Homes

Families Change

Kids Need to be Safe

A Terrible Thing Happened

Healing Days