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A True Calling: From Volunteer to Full-Time Ministry

For Darby Thompson, getting involved in ministry with Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes (ABCH) was a no-brainer.more...

Sponsor a Child for Camp of Champions 2018

Camp of Champions happens at no charge to our families because of churches and individuals like YOU, who give so generously to our ministry. One of the ways people enjoy supporting Camp is by sponsoring a child to attend. With a gift of $180, you, your family, or your church group can sponsor a child this summer! For more information about Camp, click here. more...

Blessings of a Father

My earliest memories are being carried off to bed on his back. He would sit on the edge of the bed, reading from a children’s Bible. It was my favorite time of the day, and I could usually talk him into “just one more story” before I drifted off to sleep.more...

Campus Spotlight 2018: Oxford

Campus Spotlight is a newsletter that focuses on one of our seven locations, offering real time news and happenings in each area. In this month's Campus Spotlight, we are happy to share with you stories, updates, prayer requests, and other news from Oxford!more...

Donor Spotlight: The Keys

In this blog post, we are excited to highlight two of our Hero donors, Chris and Emily Key. Married for thirteen years with three young children, six-year-old twins Kaitlyn and Colton and 16 month old Rosie, the Keys strive to lead well by example.more...

From Surviving to Thriving

“I’d love to buy a few acres of land and build a home for me and my family.” These are just one of the dreams that Quanicia has, along with getting her bachelor’s degree in social work, continue on to get her master’s degree, and biggest of all, give back to other mothers who have been through a similarly difficult journey as her own.more...

Celebrations All Year: Birthday Parties in Dothan

Martha Vick regularly shares her time and love with our children in care at our Dothan Campus Care home. When Martha first moved to the area, she started attending Hillcrest Baptist Church with her son, and she soon became part of the single adults’ group. At a luncheon they attended, she learned about ministry projects in the area that were available for them to take part in, with one of those being Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes (ABCH). Until that point, Martha was unaware that our ministry existed in the Dothan area, but after learning about ABCH, she was excited to participate!more...

Following God's Call: A Foster Mom's Heart

This story is written by Wendy Westerhouse, one of our single foster parents from the Oxford area. We hope that her first-hand account of foster parenting with our ministry at Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes (ABCH) will give you a sweet and honest look at how God is working through His people each day. more...

Blessings at Christmas and Beyond

“I’m a firm believer that if you ask a lot of people to do a little bit of work, you can achieve some pretty cool things,” says Ace McKay, Radio Host at 93.7 WDJC, Birmingham-based Christian music station.more...

Stockings with Sass — Christmas 2017

Stockings with Sass is a first year, hands-on giving project with a lot of heart! It was created by a volunteer with the hopes of providing Christmas gifts to moms in our Family Care program at Alabama Baptist Children's Homes (ABCH)—and what an amazing response she had! Thanks to efforts that started and ended within a short, three-week period, all 17 of our moms in Family Care, from Gardendale and Alabaster, to Mobile, were blessed this Christmas with special gifts from women all around the state who wanted to give back and encourage our moms in this unique and fun way.more...

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