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Trees for Hope 2017

Join us on November 28 at Dauphin Way Baptist Church in Mobile, Alabama for the first annual Trees for Hope event, benefitting the children and families in our care!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...

Finding Home

Jacob*, an energetic and bright six-year-old on our Dothan campus, didn’t come into our care feeling very hopeful or sure of his future.more...

A Missions-Minded Focus

There are many ways to help children in need. To give to the children and families in care at Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes (ABCH), it doesn’t require becoming a foster parent or being on staff. Anyone can give to those in need—whether it be their time, their resources, or even a smile.more...

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

We are excited to share news that our Family Care home in Mobile is ready to begin welcoming families! A ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony was held on Sunday, 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 will begin to see families move in later this month.more...

Days with Mr. Norbert

“Deep in the forest a call was sounding, and as often as he heard this call, mysteriously thrilling and luring, he felt compelled to turn his back upon the fire and the beaten earth around it, and to plunge into the forest, and on and on, he knew not where or why; nor did he wonder where or why, the call sounding imperiously, deep in the forest.” —Jack London, The Call of the Wild more...

Serving on the Greens

One night in 2004, a small group of men from First Baptist Church of Fairview gathered at their regular Tuesday night Bible study. They began a conversation that night that, thirteen years later, would see their tight-knit group expand, yet grow even closer.more...

UNITEd for Christ

This summer, Family Care in Alabaster was a recipient of UNITE 2017—the first annual youth service event sponsored by Shelby Baptist Association, serving 22 sites all over Shelby County. Participants totaling 160 from 12 different churches scattered across the county to serve their community and worship together over one special weekend.more...

Choosing Joy

God’s timing is always perfect. I like how He provides comfort just when I need it most. For instance, I was recently listening to music and noticed these lyrics, “High on the mountain, I will be lifting my voice, and in the valley, I will be dancing for joy; in every season You are worthy.” These words were like a balm to my weary heart reminding me that life is full of peaks and valleys. Regardless of what life brings, I can choose joy. more...

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