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Foster Care

Frequently asked questions from prospective foster parents.

Release Ministries officially began our foster care program in 2018. We feel this is the next step in our goal to serve children and families in our community.

Other Foster Care Blogs

Dear Mom, I read Molly Ringwald’s thoughts about “The Breakfast Club” all these years after those John Hughes movies made her a star. Something about what she was expressing sounded familiar. It sounded like something you would say. She talked … Continue reading

Maybe my "this sucks" mantra sounds un-Christian. When I say, "This sucks,"
and I say it to Him, it's said like a prayer. A faith-filled
acknowledgement that though this isn't how it should be, He is in it all.

This January my oldest son decided he was going to read through the Bible in a year. I offered to pay him every month he completed his goals and I thought that might last a month or two. Here we … Continue reading

In the unfortunate situation that your child has to live away from your home in a residential treatment facility, there will likely be a time when he or she transitions back home. But how do you do this as smooth as possible? We’ve walked this road a few times. Here’s what we’ve learned. It’s important […]

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had people ask me about resources to help explain foster care to children. There has been such a need and I’m glad we now have “Foster Care: One Dog’s Story of Change” … Continue reading

“It was only three days, but it was life-changing.” -adoptive dad and 2017 Road Trip attendee. These are the words we hear all the time from Road Trip alumni. This is simply a can’t miss experience for foster and adoptive dads! Can just three days truly be life-changing? Find out as Mike reminisces with Andrew Schneidler […]