The Agape Kids speakers’ panel answered questions about ministering to foster and adoptive families’ needs. Pictured from left to right are Tim VanLandingham, Misty Morris, Amanda Bailey, and Sandra Brown. By Timothy VanLandingham Childhood is the time when our physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual wellbeing is developed so that we may enjoy and even prosper […]
Human trafficking occurs at truck stops, on street corners and in luxury hotels throughout the state, with Atlanta being the focus. Members of Georgia Woman’s Missionary Union, shown prayer walking a truck stop, have been leaders in redemptive ministry to women and children caught up in the form of modern-day slavery. By ROGER ALFORDThe Christian […]
By Roger Alford WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the city of Philadelphia violated the First Amendment rights of a foster care agency that refused to place children in homes with same-sex couples. The unanimous ruling provided hope for religious organizations that are fighting similar battles, but it was not a sweeping […]
By Governor Brian Kemp As Georgia’s 83rd Governor, I have championed historic pro-life legislation that protects the unborn, but I have also been clear: we, as people of faith, should be pro-life for a child’s whole life, not just from the womb to the delivery room. Last year, we passed and signed important legislation that […]
By Shawn Hendricks/The Alabama Baptist BIRMINGHAM — With more than 400,000 children reportedly in the foster care system in the United States, and 100,000 of them available for adoption, experts in these fields say the COVID-19 crisis has opened up more opportunities for families to explore ways to help vulnerable children. Virtual meetings and other […]
“Pray about it. See if the Lord will lead you.”
“Seeing those numbers really drove home the need for us to get involved.”
The work of the staff and partners of the Georgia Baptist Children’s Homes & Family Ministries cannot be overstated in these days.
By Tom Strode LANSING, Mich. (BP) — Faith-based adoption and foster care agencies seeking to practice their religious beliefs gained an important victory Sept. 26 in Michigan. Federal Judge Robert Jonker issued a preliminary injunction blocking Michigan from canceling the state-approved contract of St. Vincent Catholic Charities to provide foster care and adoption services. St. […]
The supremacy of the gospel will motivate Greear as he leads the SBC.
Your support for Georgia Baptist Children’s Home and Family Services doesn’t just help a statistic.