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

After many months of prayerful planning, construction, and decision-making, we are excited to share news that our Family Care home in Mobile has now opened its doors for families! A ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony was held on 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 is beginning to welcome families.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...

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...

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...

Wrapping Around Families: Church and Counseling Support

Every Wednesday night, families bustle in from their cars and scatter across various buildings to get to their respective classes on the campus of The Church at Brook Hills. For those tucked away in Modular 16, something really special happens. Foster families across Birmingham receive support and counsel here, and for many, this turns the course of a child’s, and their family’s, direction.more...

All in the Family: A New Day

This past fall, we saw two journeys end and two new ones begin. After 31 years in ministry with ABCH, former Area Director for Northeast Alabama Ted Embry, and wife Nora, felt God’s call leading them into retirement. True to God’s nature of preparing the way for his children, he had been readying for eight years, Amber Albright, an intern turned social worker in Decatur, to now lead future ministry efforts in the Oxford community. more...

Breaking Ground on Hope

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...

Newly Named: Adopted Into Love

Joy Cowart always wanted a huge family. She remembers from “back in the day,” watching shows like Oprah with stories of people who had adopted kids from all countries, how their stories really resonated with her. Since childhood, her heart was drawn to missions, but she wasn’t sure how that calling and her dreams for a huge family would work together.  more...

Two Pearls of Pearl Harbor

Have you ever had the joy of doing one of the things you’ve always wanted to do? Some may say, “to check something off your bucket list”? For two high school girls in Campus Care in Decatur, Mandy* and Oni*, they don’t have a bucket list written, per se, but in the midst of their busy days of school, church, playing softball, and singing, they do have dreams.more...

All in the Family

A new face is coming to Oxford, and it’s one that many of us know from Decatur. Beginning October 18, Amber Albright will begin serving in Oxford as the new ABCH Director of Northeast Alabama!more...

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