Spotlight Church: Mosaic

For many years, Mosaic Church has been a leader in loving vulnerable kids and encouraging those who are Christ-followers, to obey the scriptural mandate in James 1:27. Led by Pastor Renaut van der Riet, he regularly shares in his messages personal victories and struggles out

Who is that masked lady?

Trude Trudell is known in her neighborhood as “the mask lady.”She didn’t intend to make hundreds of masks when she first stitched one for herself. But she had extra fabric and many fellow seniors in her neighborhood who suddenly needed the protection from coronavirus. “I

The Alfonso family experience

1. When did you first feel called to foster care/adoption? In May of 2019, I (Naomi) began to sense God opening my heart to the idea of foster care. Early in our marriage, we had some discussions about fostering, however imagined ourselves doing this once our biological children

What is a FAM?

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Marriage RE:TREAT Reflections – Cowherd Family

We were fortunate to attend a retreat for foster/adoptive parents this past weekend, and a friend said: when you get back, and re-entry into your family and your life burns you up as if the atmosphere is trying to eat you, you’re going to be

Marriage RE:TREAT Reflections – Sanchez Family

Last weekend filled me up in ways I cannot express. Honestly, it was the first time since the new year started, I felt like I could take a real, deep breathe and connect in ways where my mind wasn’t being pulled in a

Our hearts are broken

Our hearts are broken. Would you pray for our sweet foster son?  He is no longer living with us, so much has happened so quickly, but we love him deeply. Through tears this morning, I thought about what E has taught us over the last

Not MY Normal, But YOUR Normal.

If there is a normal way to come into fostering, Jennifer and Kevin were the poster parents of “normal.”  Five years ago, they were a young family with three kids trying to do a little good in the world of suffering.  They were driving one