Dr. Haag: Rejoice!

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I will remember 2017 as a year where the fruits of the labor of many remarkable people, businesses and churches blossomed into a beautiful picture of God’s promises and the hope that we are able to provide One More Child.

When Hurricane Irma ripped through our state with devastating force, we covered children and families with protection.… Read More

Christi’s Cookies (HINT: Recipe Alert!)

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Christi’s Story

In 1977, two miles outside Mineral, Texas, the Hanna family embarked on a new journey. The adventure involved 650 acres in a rural area, as Homer Hanna, a longtime pastor, moved his wife, Marilyn, and three kids, including Christi, into a new calling at South Texas Children’s Home. At 12 years old, Christi had little knowledge that 40 years later she would still be devoted to meeting the needs of children and families.… Read More

Go on a journey and celebrate with Women of Compassion!

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Written by: Julee Ferreira

I pray everyone survived Hurricane Irma with minimal damage. It seems phone calls, insurance estimates and hours of clean-up are inevitable after the eye of a hurricane crosses over, but with God’s help, Floridians returned to life, work, fellowship and giving.

Just six days after Irma swept through our state, the “One More Child Celebration Ball” was scheduled to take place.… Read More

The Lord delights in us!

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Written by: Steph Shackelford

As I sit down to type this newsletter, my toddler pulls all the cushions off the couch to make a “pillow fort.” The fort is simply a stack of pillows that he crashes into before piling his stuffed animals on top because apparently now the fort is a “car” and he’s driving his animals to the “beach.” I love his imagination that can transform a living room into a day at the beach.… Read More

Help children return to the classroom

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For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will fill you with joy.
Wise choices will watch over you. Understanding will keep you safe.
Proverbs 2:10-11 (NLT)

Dear Friends,

As the first day of school approaches, I am mindful that some of our children are anxious about returning to the classroom. Many of the children who live at Florida Baptist Children’s Homes (FBCH) are several grade levels behind because of difficult past circumstances.… Read More

One More Child: Summer 2017 Edition

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CLICK HERE to enjoy our summer 2017 edition of One More Child! In this issue read about a “divine prescription” God used to save a child’s life in Guatemala, hear from foster parents about how their lives have been changed by the calling, and see how anxious women dealing with unexpected pregnancies are finding hope and life through our Sanctity of Human Life ministry.… Read More

I was hungry and you fed me

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1 in 6 children in America struggles with hunger. Every ten seconds, a child around the world dies from hunger-related diseases. From 2014- 2016, there were more than 795 million people around the world who suffered from chronic undernourishment. These staggering statistics can keep us awake at night, envisioning ways that we can make sure One More Child is fed.… Read More

PCs, Pals & A Purpose

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Jackson* is a young boy who struggled at times during his second go-round of 2nd grade, and he is being raised by his sweet grandmother as his father serves a prison sentence. But he has experienced a breakthrough and is ready to take on 3rd grade after making the honor roll.

Delonte*, Martin* and Irving* come from a Spanish-speaking family and extra English tutoring is helping prepare them for the rest of their lives.… Read More