Being a Voice for Those Who Cannot Speak

It’s hard to imagine a time when more people were confused about the value of human life than today. With one breath, some will call for compassion for those in need. With the next, they protect the deaths of millions of babies. Their opinion changes as they see fit. As Christians, we have a...

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Faith And Forgiveness

The Word of God calls on believers to offer forgiveness to those who sin against us and to pray for those who persecute us. There are times in life when following these commands requires nothing more than a deep breath and the choice to overlook the offense. Still, there are other occasions when...

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A House Parent Who Can Relate

Starting a new job can often be stressful. In many ways, you are beginning a new life with new people in a new environment. But when Crystal Naney walked on the Residential Care campus to begin her career as a Relief Houseparent, her surroundings were not at all unfamiliar. In fact, you might say...

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A Reason To Smile

Desiree is a hard-working young mother with a sweet personality and a smile that can light up a room. Visit with her for just a couple of minutes, and you will discover a young woman with virtually limitless potential. There was a time however, when Desiree’s future did not look so promising. Her...

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Former BCH Resident is Making an Impact on Others

In May, Stephanie Wendling will walk across the stage at SIU Carbondale and accept the diploma she worked so very hard to earn.  Wendling, a former Baptist Children’s Home resident will begin a brand new chapter in her life, and she couldn’t be more excited.  Now, it is finally her opportunity to...

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Always Read the End of the Story

Benita is one of our precious Angels’ Cove moms. She has older children who were removed because she was homeless. She came to Angels’ Cove for this pregnancy so she could keep her baby and work toward reuniting with her other children. In the beginning, she was angry and hateful but gradually you...

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