Los Angeles churches part of growing foster-care movement

Seen as key to addressing social problems and keeping families together

In 1997, Bishop W. C. Martin led his church on a journey. This journey would see his small evangelical church in Possum Trot, along the Louisiana border in east Texas, adopt 77 children from the foster care system. “There were no Gerber babies,” Bishop Martin recalled recently. His own adopted daughter, Mercedes, had been in nine homes that year before she came to stay with … [Read more...]

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