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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...

Change of Plans: an Adoption Journey

Allen Huguley first met little Ettie Faith when she was placed in foster care, and he knew there was something special about her. “When I held her, I just knew . . . I felt a special connection with her. I just wanted to take care of her, to love her in a way that she needed and deserved.” more...

Meals Made with Love

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. more...

The Super Power of Support

Taylor and Allison Strickland wouldn’t call themselves extraordinary by any means. They don’t have any superpowers like the ability to fly or become invisible. They don’t even wear capes! So why do we consider them heroes?more...

A Life-Changing "Yes"

“Who knew you could learn so much from a singing cucumber?” Judy Paul laughed while sharing about the popular children’s series VeggieTales. Judy and her husband, Larry, have become recent VeggieTales fans since they’ve come to know 6 and 7 year-olds, Molly* and Hayden.*more...

Leaving A Legacy

Those who had the privilege of knowing Dr. Herman and Janie Ensor will tell you about their humble and gracious hearts. more...

A Vision for the Future

Through the years, we’ve seen many families torn apart due to job loss, financial difficulties, substance abuse, domestic abuse, or other life circumstances. While serving at-risk children and their families­ (often led by single mothers), we saw a great need to help them get back on their feet. That was why we started the Family Care program.  more...

Open House Recap

Earlier this month, we held our annual Christmas Open House events at most of our ABCH campuses across the state, with thousands of guests dropping by to visit!more...

A Needle, a Thread, and a Mission

“I’ve seen answered prayers, but I’m not sure if I’ve seen one answered that fast!” shared Vanda Davenport, our Special Programs Office Manager.more...

Super Grayson

Grayson is eight years old. If his young age is supposed to stop him from his passion—helping others in need—no one told him. This summer he decided to set up a lemonade stand in his neighborhood to raise money for children in foster care. more...

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