Church’s foster care initiative embraced statewide

Church’s foster care initiative embraced statewide

May 3, 2019 Uncategorized 0

GULFPORT, Miss. (BP) — What started as a pastor’s burden for orphans has impacted the lives of hundreds of at-risk children and their families as well as Mississippi’s child welfare system.

In 2015, as Tony Karnes of Michael Memorial Baptist Church in Gulfport was preparing a sermon, he took to heart James 1:27, which implores Christians to “visit orphans … in their affliction.”

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Pastor Tony Karnes

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