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Michaela's Story

When Michaela Sanderson Guthrie was 11 years old, a social services caseworker gave her an unimaginable choice—go to live with a family member or enter foster care . . . the decision made from this question impacted Michaela and her sister Danielle in a wonderful way. Written by Carrie Brown McWhorter on behalf of The Alabama Baptist newspaper, is Michaela's story of her time before ABCH, during, and after ABCH. We are honored to be a part of her life and story. more...

A Time to Serve

It’s amazing the work God can do in our lives and in the lives of others’ when we are obedient to His calling.more...

Family Care Dreams

Family Care is a very special program within our ministry that helps single moms and their dependent children with housing and other basic needs during a season of transition. Anyone who has learned a good deal about or served with Family Care could attest to what a blessing it is to everyone involved. And for House Managers Valencia Rhodes Pritchett and Cami Jones who serve on the front lines each day, the heart of this ministry is portrayed in their everyday lives. more...

A Family on Mission

Whether working hard and enjoying his job with Southern Company in downtown Birmingham or spending time with family and friends in his off time, Stephen Burns loves being surrounded with good community. Stephen is husband to Lisa and father of Elijah and Luke, two servant-hearted boys who helped the Children’s Homes recently through participating in our newest video for kids, “A Simple Idea.” Like their parents, they have a heart to help children in need too, and the entire family has been a great support to ABCH.more...

Renewing Our Minds

“I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” Romans 12:1–2 ESV more...

Under the Sea: Annual Mobile Awards Banquet

Each summer, something really special happens for our kids on the Mobile campus. Our social work team there leads the efforts to create for them a one-of-a-kind, unforgettable night: the Annual Mobile Awards Banquet. This year, the theme was “Under the Sea”, and our kids were truly submerged into a fun-filled night!more...

Family Care in Mobile: Exciting Progress

As previously announced, we are excited to bring back our Family Care program to the Mobile area!more...

Knit Together in Love

For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face, that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. — Colossians 2:1–3 ESV more...

Lifeprints (Summer 2017)

Fresh off the digital presses, the Summer 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...

Campus Spotlight: Oxford

Following is a 2017 Campus Spotlight featuring stories, updates, and other news from our Oxford campus! more...

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