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Jordan Wilbanks: Hero Spotlight

Each quarter, we love to share with you the experience one of our Hero Donors has had throughout their time serving those in our care. This time, we are excited for you to hear from one of our former employees who chooses to support children and families in need in Alabama, even though he lives states away! more...

An Invaluable Gift for the Journey: Faith in Jesus

At Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes (ABCH), our mission is to protect, nurture, and restore children and families through Christ-centered services. In our everyday work, no matter our position, God uses us to touch lives in awesome ways, but we don’t always see it. Every so often though, He is gracious to give us reminders of the importance of our work by drawing attention to the most important impact we can have—the impact on eternity. more...

Camp of Champions: A Place for Family, Common Ground, and Grace

Renee Cartlidge has served as our Administrative Assistant in Dothan for nearly three years. She also fostered through DHR for two years, and just adopted two little boys, who are such sweet additions to complete her family of six! more...

To Moms in Need: a Seasoned Letter for Family Care

Quanicia and her daughter, Briella, recently graduated from our Family Care program in Gardendale. Upon leaving, she decided to write a letter to future residents. more...

Purpose in the Unseen

One of the earliest Bible verses I remember memorizing alongside my parents was Colossians 3:23, “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men.”more...

Camp of Champions 2018: A Recap

Camp of Champions 2018 was a blast! This year was a huge success, and once again, it was our largest camp ever with 995 attendees (that's 162 more than last year)! more...

Strengthening Your Marriage

. . . let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband” Ephesians 5:33more...

Serving Through Supporting

At a recent Board meeting, Family Care mom from Grace’s House of Hope in Mobile, Chereta, was asked if she could share her story with our Board. I met Chereta before the Board meeting. She was quiet and a little nervous, but very polite and pleasant. She sat and waited outside of our Board room while the Board conducted its business. more...

Loving by Serving

It’s easy to think of going international when talking about missions—but missions can happen right in our own backyard. And that’s what one small group from The Church at Brook Hills is doing. more...

Living in the Present

“Don’t be afraid; just believe.” (Mark 5:36) Amy, a mom at Grace’s House of Hope, our Family Care home in Mobile, clung to this verse in a recent season of life. She says, “I felt it was a spoken Word one night when I was praying really hard.” Amy was facing a difficult choice—she knew she needed to go through a rehabilitation program for a drug addiction, and to do so, meant finding a safe home for her children to live throughout the duration of that program. more...

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