Ben*, a seven-year-old boy served through our backpack program, saw tremendous improvement in his grades this past school year because he had access to healthy foods over the weekends. He was able to return to school on Monday mornings with his tummy full and ready to learn! We are currently providing 477 children like Ben with backpacks full of food each month.… Read More
Yes, I will give a gift to help plant seeds of hope for children!Step 1 of 2 - Gift Amount 0% Repeat gift monthly?*Recurring GiftOne-time GiftMonthly Gift Amount*$500$250$100$50$35Custom (monthly)If you wish to cancel a recurring gift, please contact us or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.Custom Gift Amount*Please enter a value between 1 and 100000.One-time Gift Amount*$500$250$100$50$35Custom (one-time)Custom Gift Amount* I would like to make this gift in...Please select only one option.… Read More
One song can spark a moment,
One flower can wake the dream.
One tree can start a forest,
One bird can herald spring.
One smile begins a friendship,
One handclasp lifts a soul.
One star can guide a ship at sea,
One word can frame the goal.
One vote can change a nation,
One sunbeam lights a room.… Read More
We encourage you to join us for the 13th annual Christian Alliance for Orphans Summit at First Baptist Church of Orlando on May 5-6.… Read More
Held together by the grace of God
My family tree has deep roots, some broken branches, and a few nuts and fruits hanging on for dear life! (Yes, I might be one of the nuts.) My biological family tree includes a mother who was an orphan – abandoned by her parents as a child but raised by godly Christian grandparents who held the limb together by the grace of God.… Read More
Message from Dr. Jerry Haag, President of Florida Baptist Children’s Homes, Orphan’s Heart and The Porch Light
It was in a Ugandan village with circular mud huts and thatched roofs that I met Florence.
Talking to her beneath a shade tree I learned that her village called Florence and her husband “love doves” because of the deep affection they shared.… Read More
Scared, confused and uninformed, Joel’s birth mother made plans to abort him. She had made her decision – or so she thought.
A friend encouraged her to call Florida Baptist Children’s Homes, and in God’s perfect timing, she received information from an adoption specialist about other options available to her. She learned about God’s love for her and His grace.… Read More
If you would have told Dr. Phillip Abbott 30 years ago that one of his greatest joys would be financially supporting God’s Kingdom, not only would he have scoffed, he may have even been irritated at the notion.
Dr. Abbott prayed to accept the Lord as his personal savior in his late 20s during a conversation with a door-to-door evangelist who shared the Gospel and to his surprise, did not ask for money.… Read More