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TruLight127 Ministries’ Mission Statement

Our name is our mission, which is to shine truth and light into the world of hurting children by putting James 1:27 into action.

"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."

James 1:27

TruLight127 Ministries’ Vision

We want to provide children with an environment that is full of love, nurture, support and structure. Thus, preventing them from becoming a statistic of hopelessness.

We seek to do this by:

  • being their voice in a world that ignores them,
  • supporting them with tangible services to meet their real needs,
  • empowering them with the knowledge and self-esteem they need to pursue their dreams,
  • and supporting the families that care for them.

Our program of supportive services adds a community component to our mission of foster placement. We will empower and equip individuals, communities, and churches to move in God’s call in James 1:27 to care for the orphans. By doing so, we can change the course of their lives to be a productive citizen of society full of hopes, dreams, and ambition to do more.

TruLight127 Ministries’ Values


Serving others faithfully and prayerfully in hopes of impacting each person we come into contact with hope.


Treating others in a respectable and honorable way and serving with a spirit of excellence.


Educating ourselves and then passing on that education to others around us. From the CEO down to the smallest child, we seek to mentor and bring each other up through relationships and commitment to the mission.


Making sure that our “yes” is a “yes”. Standing firm in our faith and our belief that children are always worth it.


We value life and we seek to enrich each child’s life by ensuring that each child that comes across our path knows they are loved and valued.

TruLight127 Ministries is 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which is contracted with and receives funding from the Department of Family and Protective Services for the purpose of licensing foster families and placing children in licensed homes.

Our Team

Sondra Ajasin, LCPAA, BSW, MA

Sondra has dedicated her life to being a fierce advocate for abused and neglected children; children who are from the most underserved and forgotten parts of our community. As a “forgotten” child herself, Sondra knows well what it’s like to endure a childhood feelings of being helpless and hopeless. As such, she has spent the last ten years working and gaining valuable experience with Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Child Protective Services (CPS), and Private Agencies. She holds a BA in Social Work from Arkansas State University and MA in Human Services: Marriage and Family from Liberty University. Together with her steadfast, Registered Nurse husband, Yomi Ajasin, and their two young sons, Sondra hopes to bring light, TruLight, to the darkest places of our community.

Shanna Wheeler

Shanna has dedicated her life for the past 9 years to advocating for children from hard places. Shanna and her husband Brandon are living the mission of helping to heal hurt children every single day as they love and care for 8 adopted children along with their 2 biological children. She has extensive experience with trauma and loves to share about her experiences and be a support to others.

Jenny Nelson

Jenny's heart for helping children from hard places goes far beyond just her ability to be a strong vocal advocate for them. Jenny has 2 biological children, 10 adopted children, and 1 soon-to-be adopted child. Jenny has a background in business and uses those organizational skills to ensure that her children have a strong advocate in education and keeping her family running as smoothly as possible.

Cindy Nicholson

Cindy is an amazing mom and wife who works full time and spends her time off with her family or volunteering for TruLight127. Cindy's skills for event planning, office management and over all hospitality are vital components that make our work run smoothly. Her contagious smile and her big heart for children puts kids and adults at ease.


Dawn Levis

Dawn has a passion and a strong voice in the world of foster care and adoption. Adoptive mom of a sibling group of 3 from foster care she truly believes in keeping siblings together. She has been a vocal advocate in the community for children from hard places through sponsoring events, speaking engagements, and attending trainings to better equip herself and others for caring for children. As a business owner, she also uses her voice to spread awareness about child abuse and neglect throughout the business community.