SALEM, Va. -- Imagine that you are 10 years old when you finally find the courage to tell your teacher about some problems you have been having at home. Then your world falls completely apart. Eight years ago, this happened to Samantha. As a
Earl Hamner Jr. created The Waltons from his recollections growing up during the Depression in the rural village of Schuyler, Va. The white frame church that played a significant role in the spiritual nurture of the Hamner family is Schuyler Baptist Church, where for the
The "dog days of summer" has taken on a new meaning for children at Texas Baptist Children's Home, thanks to a new partnership with the Austin Dog Alliance.
Foster families have opportunities to make a huge impact on a child's life—an eternal impact, even. But like any other ministry, foster care is a calling, and families must be mindful of that before diving in.
As a single adoptive father of five boys, Robert Ewing has encountered a stressed schedule and reduced career options, deep tragedy and great joy.
Here are some small ways to help a foster-care family that can have a big impact.
Buckner International foster-care professionals David Chandler and Samela Macon dispell some common myths about foster care.
ATLANTA (ABP) – Dallas, Denver, Oklahoma City, San Antonio, Seattle, St. Louis and Washington, D.C., have all been nailed down for satellite downloads of a Nov. 17-19 New Baptist Covenant II anchored in Atlanta.
In the first decades following the Civil War when poverty shadowed widows and children of fallen soldiers in a dramatically disrupted South, Baptists and other Christian denominations started orphanages to care for them. Today, the South is dotted with campuses created to meet the needs
Hundreds of thousands of families are needed to provide foster care for nearly a half-million children and teenagers who for their own safety cannot continue to live at home.