Angie Ringger is a foster parent in Phoenix, Arizona. She and her husband, Mike, have fostered 11 children and have a compelling story about trusting in God’s plan and direction for life and growing in faith through the journey of foster care. Whether you currently foster, are considering becoming a foster parent or even if you’re sure fostering is not God’s plan for you, Angie’s story will increase your trust that God knows what He’s doing in your life!
Foster care is a crazy tornado of emotions!
— Angie Ringger
In this episode, you’ll discover…
- Strategies to handle a closed door to what you thought God was calling to you do.
- Practical advice if you want to become a foster parent, but your spouse isn’t quite there yet.
- What getting a placement looks like in real life–how a phone call can change your life!
Meet our Guest!
Angie Ringger and her husband Mike currently parent five children in their home—three biological children, one adopted, and one foster placement. During the 15 years of their marriage, God has increased their trust in Him by leading them to take huge steps of faith and courage. Angie lays “foster care” at Jesus’ feet constantly, as she loves the children with whom God has entrusted her, regardless of the length of time they are in her home, as well as desires to see success and long-lasting change and healing in her foster children’s biological families. She loves seeing what Jesus can do with a broken life!
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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.
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