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So much more with God

I didn’t feel qualified to be a foster parent. Not based on any rules or regulations, but rather by my life experiences, or in my case, the lack thereof. I was raised in a happy, healthy home and experienced very little hardship; largely naïve to the world around me.

God called my husband and me to become foster parents in 2015. Despite feeling much like Moses must have in Exodus 3:11, we took the first step and started foster parent training classes.more...

Christ Fellowship Church: True Hearts to Serve

How would you define a superhero? During this season of “Superhero September,” we’ve recognized the super powers of service, generosity, and prayer as seen in the many who pour out their time, resources, and talents for those in our care.more...

Children on their Hearts: The Berrys

Kris and Kallan Berry met while attending college at Auburn University and were married in 2011. Kris says, “We both really loved Auburn so we never left. In 2014, we had our first son, Beckett, and in 2017, we had our second son, Banks.”more...

In Songs and Pictures: A Story of Life

“I know this is said often, but I never thought I could love a child only to have to give that child up. This kind of thinking is what kept my husband and I from even considering foster care. We mentioned it briefly but never with much consideration. more...

Foster “Grand” Parents: The McCrarys

For many people, they remember what it’s like going to their grandparents’ house. Whether it’s sharing stories, playing games, or just being together—there’s something special about spending time with grandparents. Not everyone has this experience, though, and this is where Bill and Diane McCrary help fill that role for some of our kids in foster care.more...

Heart + Service: A Winning Combination

Three businessmen + Three willing hearts + One shared passion to help. God used these three ingredients in 2017 to do some great things to benefit children and families in care at our Mobile campus. more...

Being The Hands + Feet: A Church's Heart To Serve

One of the biggest blessings we’ve been given as a ministry is in our relationships with churches throughout the state. Lately in Oxford, we’ve seen volunteers from East Centre Baptist Church (ECBC) be the hands and feet of Jesus to our children and families in care, as well as to our staff! more...

Lifeprints (Fall 2018)

Fresh off the digital presses, the Fall 2018 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...

Connecting and Loving: A Collective Heart for Foster Families

"My favorite part about ABCH is, not only are they making a difference in the lives of children and families, but these kids are hearing the Gospel and seeing it lived out! They aren’t just hearing about this Jesus who died for them. They are seeing how a relationship with Christ makes us want to serve and love because he first loved us . . .!”, shares ABCH volunteer, Jennifer Davison.more...

Jimmie and Martha: Award-Winning House Parents

Over the course of 35+ years, Jimmie and Martha Harris estimate they’ve been able to serve and care for around 300 children through Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes (ABCH), in Gardendale for a season and then largely on our Decatur campus as they care for school-aged girls.more...

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