We’re here to help you launch and lead a thriving foster care
ministry that connects churches and agencies to one another.
TFI Ministries connect churches
and agencies to one another.
Agency workers directly interact with foster parents, vulnerable adults, and children in foster care. Navigating each unique case brings challenges, including long emotionally draining hours, never-ending paperwork, and limited resources. Agencies need encouragement and additional support as they step into the lives of others.
Church leaders strive to help their church tangibly share the love of Jesus but often struggle to know how to help or where to start when it comes to the foster care community. Churches need someone to help them engage.
TFI Advocates help bridge this gap. They develop trusted relationships with the agency by listening and learning. They then work with church leaders, pointing out ways the church can utilize their gifts by coming alongside the agency.
Why our TFI Advocates decided to jump in:
"For me, I always thought that orphan care meant you had to foster or adopt, period. I got so excited when my eyes were opened to the world of possibilities of ways to minister to the foster/adoptive community."Leah JohnsonTFI Advocate: Mitchell/Yancey Counties, NC
“I believe that the church has the ability to make real difference in our system; they just don’t know how. I would like to help bridge that gap.”Cherith CraftTFI Advocate: Baton Rouge, LA
“Foster families are overwhelmed, caseworkers are overworked and undertrained, the kids are suffering, and Christians don't know. God has been working on my heart and saying it's time to do more, but it's hard to know where to start. I'm done being discouraged about the need. I'm ready to jump in and fill it.”Dorothy MendozaTFI Advocate: Bangor, ME
“I desire to be a voice in our community and church body for the kids, the bio parents, foster parents, and the workers. I would love to be any part of sparking a flame within our year-old church that sees the desperate need to get involved in this hard and holy work of fostering.”Natalie LewisTFI Advocate: Twin Falls, ID