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Volunteer Appreciation Week 2018

This past week has been national Volunteer Appreciation Week, and we’ve enjoyed the opportunity to spotlight just a few of the many volunteers who serve the children and families in our care. more...

True Life Change

“We don’t know all the abuses she’s really endured because she was passed around so much.” Kim McGainey Area Director of Southeast Alabama shares this about 15 year-old, Kari*. What we do know about Kari though, is that she is a sweet girl, and despite her chronological age of 15, she functions more as an 8 or 9 year old, due to the severe head trauma she had suffered at the hands of her mom.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 in 2017, she began serving children and families in the newest frontier of our foster care ministry, which has taken root in the Auburn-Opelika region!more...

The Road to Home

“For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told (Habakkuk 1:5b NIV).” more...

A Growing Faith

“A storm-tossed sea was no match for Jesus. With three words from Him, it calmed instantly. He’ll do the same for you and me every time if we just turn to Him and trust.1” more...

New Direction in Christ

Emily Lepper came into our care in Decatur as a hurting and angry 16 year-old. Not only did she finish high school and college with us, but she also came to know Christ! She has been through a lot, and her house parent, Jim Harris, says of Emily: more...

All Because of Jesus: Easter Baskets for Family Care

The most special part about Easter at ABCH is getting to share about Christ's love and sacrifice for us with our children and families in care. We love that we get to provide for their physical and emotional needs while they are with us, but most importantly, we want to invest in their spiritual needs—specifically the need that all of us have for a Savior.more...

Fishing, Hunting, & Adopting

Andrew is a pretty typical 17-year-old. He likes to fish and to hunt. He enjoys football, and he does not like tomatoes, but his favorite food is pizza, and he accepts that irony. He wants to work outdoors and hopes to someday become a game warden. In most ways, he is a typical 17-year-old, except maybe for the fact that he was recently adopted.more...

Showing His Love

Missions had always been on Ricky and Debbie Thacker’s hearts, and going somewhere overseas had been something they talked about doing when they retired. God certainly called them to missions—but little did they realize it was just a few minutes away from where they lived.more...

Rummage Sale in Mobile — A Recap

Our volunteer Regional Advocacy Board (RAB) in Mobile partnered with Crawford Baptist Church of Semmes, to host a rummage sale on March 3 to benefit ABCH! more...

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