Foster Care Stats
30,000 (LA County)
224.76 million christians in the us.
1-507 in U.S.
1-229 in LA County
Average church size in U.S. = 89 congregants.
James 1:27 Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.
34 “Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the creation of the world. 35 For I was hungry, and you fed me. I was thirsty, and you gave me a drink. I was a stranger, and you invited me into your home. 36 I was naked, and you gave me clothing. I was sick, and you cared for me. I was in prison, and you visited me.’ Matthew 25:34-36
40 “And the King will say, ‘I tell you the truth, when you did it to one of the least of these my brothers and sisters,[f] you were doing it to me!’ Matthew 25:37-40
Psalm 82:3-4 Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed. 4 Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.
Psalm 68:5-6 Father to the fatherless, defender of widows—this is God, whose dwelling is holy. 6 God places the lonely in families…
Ephesians 1:5, God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure.
“‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ AND Love your neighbor as yourself.’ Matthew 22:37-38
You can’t do everything, but you can do something.