Adopting and Fostering In FaithAdopting and Fostering In Faith show

Adopting and Fostering In FaithAdopting and Fostering In Faith

Summary: Inspiration, information and resources for Christians desiring to care for orphans in their own backyard (and beyond!).


 15 Resources from Project 127 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:24

Hey everyone, just checking in to remind you of the resources that Project 127 has for your adoption and foster journey. Resources

 14–The Church is Enough! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:54

In this final episode I share the talk I gave at the National Foster Care Symposium entitled “The Church, a Book and the Trash Can.” Special Thanks To… Chris Lang and Liz Vice for providing our music. Barbara Gelinas, Kia Gelinas, Chelsea Geyer, Jason Weber and Shelly Radic for being our guides along the way. […]

 13–An Adoptive Child Speaks | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 11:21

Today we hear a plea from an adoptee.  Kia, our second child and our first adoption, shares here story…I’m such a proud daddy! (Kia hanging with DC127 director–Chelsea Geyer)

 12–The Most Prayed Prayer In Your Life | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:49

In this episode I try to convince those involved in orphan care to make the most prayed prayer in the Bible, the most prayed prayer in their life. “Blessed are the merciful for they will be shown mercy.” Jesus The Mercy Prayer invites each of us to become a student heavenly compassion and clemency, to immerse […]

 11-Calling All Pastors | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:57

  In this episode I talk about the key role we pastors play in adoption & foster care. Pastors… Show people the river. Call people into the river. Jump into the river.

 10–Building Your Support Team with Shelly Radic | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:08

In this episode Shelly Radic, President of Project 127, helps us understand the importance of and the steps to building a strong support team for your family. Resources 4 Commitments of a Support Team Member The Refresh Conference A TIME TO REFRESH AND REJUVENATE Refresh is a Christian conference designed for foster and adoptive parents, […]

 09–The Nuts & Bolts of Adopting/Fostering w/ Shelly Radic | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:33

In this episode Shelly Radic, President of Project 127, helps us explore the basics of adopting and fostering in faith. Where do you start? What’s the cost? What’s the process? What do you do while you wait? How do you talk to your children about adding a adoptive or foster sibling? Shelly Radic is President […]

 08–Our Story | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:11

In This Episode Barbara and I share our story of adopting and fostering in faith. We would love for you to share your story too! Subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher

 07–Myths, Misconceptions & Excuses | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:14

In this episode we examine 4 common barriers to adopting and fostering in faith. Resources from Project 127 Click here for The Foster Care Journey

 06–The Barn is Flooded–Jason Weber | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:59

    Attempting the Impossible Those who adopt and foster in faith are working to fix the seemingly impossible.  We actually believe that there can be a home waiting for every single child in the foster care system.  We believe that the foster care system can be emptied if churches come together on behalf of […]

 05–What is success in foster care?–Chelsea Geyer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:19

Success vs. Failure What does success look like when it comes to foster care?  Those of us who adopt and foster in faith often fear failure.  We wonder if we have what it takes. In this episode, Chelsea Geyer, the director of DC127 helps us understand what success and failure really are. Subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher   […]

 04–Falling Through the Cracks? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 15:44

In this episode we reflect upon Psalm 68 and the incredible capacity of the typical local church when it comes to emptying out the foster care system.   “A father to the fatherless…God sets the lonely families…”  Ps. 68 Do you feel called to start an foster/adoptive ministry in your church? Project 127’s vision is […]

 03–Down By The Riverside | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:47

The Nile River? “Then Pharaoh gave this order to all his people:  ‘Every boy that is born you must throw into the Nile…”  Ex. 1.22 “Then Pharaoh’s daughter went down to the Nile to bathe…” Ex. 2.5 In this episode we discover that Pharaoh’s daughter is an incredible model for those who desire to adopt […]

 02–Distress | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:42

  Subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher Distress:  Pressure.  Squeezing. Trauma. To feel like the walls are closing in you. What are orphans going through? In this episode we focused on James 1.27. This is a foundational verses for those adopt and foster in faith. “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this:  To look after orphans and […]

 01–Prepared | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 17:40

Subscribe in iTunes or Stitcher How has God been preparing you? In this episode I shared how God was preparing me from a young age to adopt and foster in faith.  It’s important that we remember the moments that brought us to a life of orphan care. For when times are difficult it will be […]


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