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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...

True Life Change

“We don’t know all the abuses she’s really endured because she was passed around so much.” Kim McGainey Area Director of Southeast Alabama shares this about 15 year-old, Kari*. What we do know about Kari though, is that she is a sweet girl, and despite her chronological age of 15, she functions more as an 8 or 9 year old, due to the severe head trauma she had suffered at the hands of her mom.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 in 2017, she began serving children and families in the newest frontier of our foster care ministry, which has taken root in the Auburn-Opelika region!more...

The Road to Home

“For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told (Habakkuk 1:5b NIV).” more...

New Direction in Christ

Emily Lepper came into our care in Decatur as a hurting and angry 16 year-old. Not only did she finish high school and college with us, but she also came to know Christ! She has been through a lot, and her house parent, Jim Harris, says of Emily: more...

Fishing, Hunting, & Adopting

Andrew is a pretty typical 17-year-old. He likes to fish and to hunt. He enjoys football, and he does not like tomatoes, but his favorite food is pizza, and he accepts that irony. He wants to work outdoors and hopes to someday become a game warden. In most ways, he is a typical 17-year-old, except maybe for the fact that he was recently adopted.more...

Showing His Love

Missions had always been on Ricky and Debbie Thacker’s hearts, and going somewhere overseas had been something they talked about doing when they retired. God certainly called them to missions—but little did they realize it was just a few minutes away from where they lived.more...

An Amazing Journey

“No matter where you are in your life, God is still working,” shares Joe, a client of Pathways Professional Counseling now for the past five years.more...

Refuge and Hope in Family Care

Dru and Chereta are single moms who are hard working, bright, articulate, hopeful, and loving. And for each of them, for different reasons, they found themselves homeless and scared about their futures before getting connected to our Family Care ministry in Mobile. Our new home opened last October, and house manager, Rachel Burden says, “The seven moms we have here are great; they really are buying into the program and working hard to do what they need to do for their families.”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 in 2017, she began serving children and families in the newest frontier of our foster care ministry, which has taken root in the Auburn-Opelika region! more...

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