In this episode, Jami Kaeb continues her conversation with Jason Johnson, Director of Church Ministry Initiatives with Christian Alliance for Orphans. Jason shares honestly about his journey into foster care and adoption and how his family handles the joys and frustrations all foster and adoptive families experience from time to time.
In this episode, you’ll discover…
- you’re a textbook for foster care/adoption – what are people learning from you?
- strategies for keeping your marriage and family strong – we can’t do it all.
- what you are doing is always worth it – we can be emptied, but Jesus fills us.
If we are the only textbook people read about foster care and orphan care, what are they learning from us?
Meet our Guest!
Jason is the Director of the National Church Mobilization Initiative with Christian Alliance for Orphans where he spends the majority of his time coaching and consulting with church leadership teams from around the country on how to start, lead and grow orphan care ministries within their church.
Jason is the author of ALL IN Orphan Care and The Beauty and Brokenness of Foster Care and blogs regularly at Jason Johnson | Blog. He has a deep passion to see the gospel catalyze a movement of orphan care within the Church around the world. Jason and his wife, Emily, are foster and adoptive parents and live in Texas with their four daughters.
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Meet our Host!
Jami Kaeb is a dreamer and a coffee lover! She is married to Clint and the mother of seven–five through adoption. It was through a difficult season of waiting, that Clint and Jami’s eyes were opened to the foster care community. They became foster parents to three siblings who they eventually adopted, and in April of 2011, Jami founded The Forgotten Initiative. Follow Jami’s personal blog for real life perspective on parenting seven children!
We want to hear from you!
We’d love to know…share a positive story about your foster care experience.
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