The Family Who Made the Difference

Imagine a three-year-old boy adopted from an orphanage in Russia by an American family only to be sent away to strangers in another state. The family who adopted Dmitri and his 5-year-old brother was not prepared to care for them. They were unable to have children when they adopted Dmitri and his brother but soon they had three biological children, two of whom had autism. By the time Dmitri was a pre-teen, his family moved from Florida to Scotland where he and his brother were sent to live alone in a small apartment about a mile away from their parents and siblings with…

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Answering God’s Call

Meet the Jernigans. If you told Lacy and Scott Jernigan a year ago that they would be foster parents with an 18-year-old young woman living with them and their twin toddlers, they…

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Meet Elizabeth: Foster Family Consultant

Elizabeth Lupo moved to Georgia from Michigan in 2017 to join the FaithBridge Foster Family Consultant team and hasn't looked back. She came equipped with a Master's in Social Work with a focus in…

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The Role of the Church in Foster Care

In March 2019, Jerry Milner, Associate Commissioner at the Children’s Bureau and Acting Commissioner for the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, traveled from Washington, D.C. to visit with us. During his time…

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Meet Gabby, Foster Family Consultant

Gabby Brumfield celebrated her one year anniversary as a Foster Family Consultant at FaithBridge this past December. Before her time here, she spent more than two years working with foster children and…

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The Missing Peace

Haley did not know why God impressed upon her heart to support her pregnant aunt. She did not understand why her aunt shut her out when she first extended her hand to…

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Cycles of Hope and Connection

Baby Cal became the next innocent child of the opioid epidemic to enter the foster care system when his 16-year-old sister called DFCS to report her father’s drug addiction. His father, Tom,…

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Meet Sherry, Director of Case Management

  Sherry Ratcliff has worked in social services for many years but always felt limited since she couldn’t speak freely to families about Jesus. God brought her to FaithBridge in February 2018…

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