The Forgotten Podcast

The Forgotten Podcast

Moved From Relative to Relative: A Journey Toward Healing After Trauma

I met Helen at Replanted Conference, and as I talked to her, I knew I wanted you all to hear her story too. To hear...

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When You Can’t Step Away: Life After Foster Parenting

It's time to celebrate! The Lord has graciously allowed TFI to be part of supporting the foster care community for 9...

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When Obedience Leads to Growth: Stepping Out in Faith as a Dad and Husband

This conversation was special—Clint has been by my side since the beginning of this foster care journey. He's been my...

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When Foster Care Leads to Adoption: Processing Big Emotions

This was my first time meeting and getting the opportunity to talk with Cameron Lee Small, and it did not disappoint....

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Caring for Teens in Foster Care: The Story of One Teenage Mom

What a conversation! Tricia was once a teen mom, and now supports teen moms through Teen MOPS. Tricia understands...

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From Teacher to Parent: Fictive Kin in Foster Care

As I walk this parenting journey, I grow more and more thankful for teachers who lean into my kids. The...

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Beyond Exhaustion: Creating Breathing Room as a Foster Parent

Sitting down to talk with Sandra Stanley this week was a privilege! She and Andy have journeyed down this road of...

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Expecting the Unexpected: Finding Purpose in the Long Wait or Failed Adoption

The journey of foster care and adoption can feel like a rollercoaster with twists and turns, leaving you with a full...

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Life in Foster Care: What It’s Really Like

In terms of foster care, Tori has experienced it all. Entering the system at age four; reuniting with her mom; seeing...

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Good Grief: Navigating Loss in Foster Care

Foster care begins with loss—a family broken, unable to be together. This reality weighs on biological parents who...

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More than Coffee: Using Business for Kingdom Purposes

Emily Schmidt opened the coffee shop of her dreams, a shop she called The Cracked Pot. People came to get quality...

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Messy Redemption: A Story of Healing from a Child in Foster Care, now Adoptive Mom

A story of tragedy and hope, Mandy's voice as a child who grew up in foster care is one we need to hear. Her earliest...

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Navigating Court: Understanding Your Role as a Foster Parent

Our guest, Tony Whitley, is no stranger to foster care. Once a child in foster care, now a foster parent and TFI...

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Navigating Court: Understanding Your Role as a Foster Parent

Our guest, Tony Whitley, is no stranger to foster care. Once a child in foster care, now a foster parent and TFI...

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When Trauma and Puberty Meet: How to Help Your Child

Puberty. It's a time you may be dreading as a parent or caregiver, or maybe you're currently walking this road with...

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Single+Foster Parenting: You are Needed

If you’re thinking about jumping into foster parenting and are single, this episode is for you! You can do this. Our...

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Managing It All: Family, Marriage, and Work

Managing It All: Family, Marriage, and Work//If you're overwhelmed and feel like you can't slow down, you need this...

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Honest Questions about Foster Care and Adoption and Answers You Need To Hear

Whether you’re just thinking about foster care or adoption and want to know what it’s really like or you’re in it and...

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Advocating for The Foster Care Community with The Forgotten Initiative

When Josh and Liz saw a need within their foster care community, they knew they had to do something about it. Instead...

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Fostering Teens: 3 Ways To Build Trust In The Early Days

Opening your home to teenagers in foster care can feel scary. Not knowing what they’ve been through or how they will...

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