Share each other’s burdens

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Written by: Sundy Goodnight

Diapers are on every baby’s needs list — and this year, in the aftermath of one of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit the Atlantic, more babies than ever before need our help.

The Lewises*, a foster family of eight, with four children in diapers, evacuated their home as Hurricane Irma threatened to ravage the state of Florida.… Read More

Brave Moms inspire friends to get involved!

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By: Toni Azinger, Women of Compassion Council Member 

Dear Women of Compassion,

I want to thank each and every one of you for your continued support of Women of Compassion (WOC) and Florida Baptist Children’s Homes (FBCH)! Together we have accomplished so much for God’s kingdom over the last decade. It is exciting to think of what we can continue to do for God’s purpose and His children.… Read More

Serving Others

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By guest blogger and Women of Compassion council member, Christina Boyce

Recently, we held our first Women of Compassion Day of Service at the Joe K. Blanton Campus of Florida Baptist Children’s Homes in Lakeland. I brought my husband and five children along for a morning of stocking grocery items and packing backpacks with life-changing food at the Harold Clark Simmons Compassion Center.… Read More

Mother’s Day Miracles

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By guest blogger and Women of Compassion member, Kristen Hitchcock

This May, I celebrated 10 years with my twins, Hannah and Hailey—10 years of life, 10 years of fulfilling God’s will, 10 years of Mother’s Day miracles!

I remember the day like it was yesterday, not their birthday, but the day their adventure began before I realized that they were going to be a part of my journey on this earth.… Read More

Mark your calendar!

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IT’S NEARLY CHRISTMAS!

Are you ready for that at your house? We are also very near to entering a whole new year! Are you ready to welcome in 2017? If you are like me, you are already putting dates on the new calendar and considering all that the new year holds for your heart and home.… Read More

On mission with Women of Compassion

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Come with us to Guatemala!

Florida Baptist Children’s Homes and Orphan’s Heart are once again partnering to create a special Women of Compassion mission trip.

The trip is scheduled for November 5-11 and will be a wonderful opportunity for our Women of Compassion to build relationships with each other, see the beautiful country of Guatemala and make a difference in the lives of children being cared for at the Malnutrition Center in San Juan, Guatemala.… Read More

Bloom where you are planted!

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Have you ever heard the expression “Bloom where you are planted?”

Stop and think about what that really means. In my mind, it means be your best no matter where God has you.

Sometimes we are planted in sandy soil, and we are just not getting the nutrients we need to be fed. Sometimes we are planted in soil that is fertile, where growth and beauty seem effortless.… Read More

What is your story?

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This February 26, join women from across the state and be inspired to help one more child.  Enjoy fellowship.  Stories of hope.  Stories of faith.  Stories of disappointment.

Stories that have been rewritten!

Click to find out more.… Read More

Deep roots, broken branches and a few nuts

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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