Higher Calling: L.A. County Increases its Reliance on Churches to Serve Foster Children
Lincoln Memorial Congregational Church didn’t have foster kids in mind when Pastor Gailen Reeves and his team created a teen mentoring program a decade ago. They just wanted to make sure that every young person at church had an adult hand to hold.
Texas Law Prioritizes Child Welfare Providers Over Children
Last month, Texas state lawmakers passed House Bill 3859, which will give child welfare agencies, including those that receive government funds, protections from legal challenge if they assert their “sincerely held religious beliefs.”