In this episode, Jami chats with Bruce Kendrick, co-founder and Executive Director of Embrace—a ministry dedicated to helping the church reclaim the care of orphans and waiting children. Bruce is a passionate advocate for neglected and abused children and he shares his experiences with both sincerity and humor.
In this episode, you’ll discover…
- the beauty of following God’s plan instead of our own.
- how foster and orphan care influence the intersection of other issues.
- tips on how to prioritize marriage and family in the midst of ministry.
God’s got good plans and…better plans. For as much as I had in store for my life, God has revealed himself in amazing ways..he’s been faithful.
~ Bruce Kendrick
Meet our Guest:
Bruce and his wife, Denise, began fostering children in their early 20s and have fostered 30 children. They never planned to adopt, but they made themselves available and God did the rest! They now have 9 children…a son in his early 20s, who is married and has three children of his own, a daughter from Ethiopia, their four biological kids, and a sibling group of three lovingly called the niños. Bruce and Denise, co-founded Embrace in 2007. You can find Bruce online, on Facebook, and on Twitter.
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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!
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