Latest Articles by FBCH STAFF
May 22, 2013
LAKELAND (FBCH)—Chief executive officers from across the country met at Florida Baptist Children’s Homes recently to focus their expertise on benefitting children connected with the ministry.
Apr 26, 2013
... This offering is critical to our children as 100% of the gift will be used for their physical, spiritual and emotional care.
I do not intend to be shocking or dramatic, but the tragedy is that every hour 570 children under the age of five will die because of poor nutrition. It is a problem around the world and also right here in Florida. As the body of Christ we are compelled and commanded to care for the least of these. (Matthew 25:40) Together with you, we show compassion by providing safety, food, and loving arms for God’s precious children. It’s simple really: Love Changes Lives.
Please join me in taking this pivotal stand for children. ...
Mar 25, 2013
LAKELAND (FBCH)—Ted and Kelly Treesh experienced a revelation after hearing a speaker from Florida Baptist Children’s Homes share alarmingfoster care statistics and heartbreaking stories of hurting children.
The speaker appealed to members of McGregor Baptist Church congregation to reach out a helping hand to these children by becoming foster parents.
Feb 28, 2013
TALLAHASSEE (FBCH)—When it comes to hands-on mission projects, the members of Celebration Baptist Church in Tallahassee know there can never be too many cooks in the kitchen.
Feb 14, 2013
LAKELAND (FBCH)—Amy Newsome had always dreamed of going on a family mission trip. She wasn’t sure when it would happen or where they would go, but she knew this was something she wanted to do.
Dec 20, 2012
OCALA (FBCH)—Providing an elegant dining experience for 100 guests, Women of Compassion hosted an event Nov. 5 that raised $32,000 to remodel a kitchen at an emergency shelter for children. The fundraising event featured Randal White, executive chef at the Ocala Hilton.
Nov 14, 2012
LAKELAND (FBCH)—Every day children who suffer the trauma of being removed from their homes face the additional trauma of being separated from their siblings. This situation is commonplace throughout Florida, but it doesn’t have to be. Through innovative foster care programs like the new Foster Family Homes ministry at Florida Baptist Children’s Homes (FBCH), churches and communities can partner to keep siblings together.
Nov 14, 2012
LAKELAND (FBCH)—Florida Baptist Children’s Homes is pleased to announce Bryan Gunn as its new vice president and chief financial officer, effective November 19, 2012. Gunn will manage FBCH’s financial, accounting and legal matters. He will also oversee estate planning and annuity functions.
Oct 19, 2012
LAKELAND (FBCH)—Steve Johnston retired Sept. 30 after serving Florida Baptist Children’s Homes with distinction for 17 years. He joined FBCH at a pivotal time in its ministry when the organization faced many financial hardships and challenges and began putting steps in place to create financial stability, which formed the foundation for many of his other key achievements.
Sep 10, 2012
LAKELAND (FBCH)—Something as simple as donated diapers can help caring families across Florida provide foster care to hundreds of children who need a safe and stable home and Florida Baptist Childrens’ Homes 40 Days for the Fatherless Diaper Drive can help meet that need.