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Grace's House of Hope: A New Home in Mobile

After many months of prayerful planning, construction, and decision-making, we are excited to share news that our Family Care home in Mobile has now opened its doors for families! A ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony was held on October 1, for this beautiful new home, “Grace’s House of Hope.” This transitional home for single mothers and their dependent children will serve Mobile area families and is beginning to welcome families.more...

Christmas Open House 2017

It’s gearing up to be that time of year again. A chill in the air, twinkling lights on trees, garlands adorning mantels, and hot chocolate galore! What are we talking about? Christmas, of course!more...

Impact By Partnering

Children’s Hope is an orphan-care ministry based in Montgomery, Alabama, and was initiated through First Baptist Church of Montgomery. Led by Andy and Tanya Birchfield, the ministry has three components: adoption advocacy, direct orphan care, and foster care support. In addition to local ministry here in Alabama, Children’s Hope has a strong missions and ministry presence in Jacmel, Haiti, centered around caring for orphans. Work there also includes running a medical clinic and surgical center, as well as keeping strong connections to local pastors to utilize mission teams who assist with evangelism, discipleship, church planting, and much more. more...

Home for Good

At Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes (ABCH) through our Foster Care ministry, our hope is to reunite every child with their biological parents when possible. Sometimes, however, God’s plan is to give them a new home, and we get to be a part of the miracle of adoption. more...

A Season of WOW

WOW! Is that a word you use very often? According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, “wow” is a Scottish word that was first recorded in the 1510s. It experienced renewed popularity in the early 1900s in North America and then again in the 1960s. In 1924, “wow” made it into the dictionary as a verb meaning “to overwhelm with delight or amazement.” more...

Lifeprints (Winter 2017)

Fresh off the digital presses, the Winter 2017 edition of Lifeprints is here for YOU! We'd love to send Lifeprints directly to your e-mail inbox. Click here to sign up for FREE!more...

#GivingTuesday 2017 — A Recap

What an AMAZINGLY sweet day of generosity we experienced yesterday in our fourth year of participating in the global #GivingTuesday effort! THANK YOU for each of your gifts, emails, social media shares, and prayers for our ministry!  Your financial support for our children and families yesterday totaled nearly $329,000—and gifts are still coming in!!!!! WOW! more...

Trees for Hope 2017

On November 28, the first annual Trees for Hope event, benefitting the children and families in our care, was held at Dauphin Way Baptist Church in Mobile, Alabama—and what a special night it was!more...

New Place, Same Mission

Alabama Baptist Children's Homes (ABCH) social worker, Elizabeth Williams, has been a tremendous blessing to our Dothan families for years. Beginning this year, she is now serving children and families in the newest frontier of our foster care ministry, which is taking root in the Auburn-Opelika region!more...

Grace and Favor: A Family Care Story

Family Care mom of five, Kasandra, is a living example of how the Lord intercedes for us and provides hope and healing in His perfect timing.more...

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