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  • Brave boy leads sisters to safety, a new home

    October 16 2017 by Blake Ragsdale, BCH Communications | with 0 comments
    Brave boy leads sisters to safety, a new home

    Jake was only nine years old when he woke up his two younger sisters and together escaped an abusive home. He used to dream of flying far away from his angry stepdad. Now they have a new family at the Baptist Children’s Homes.

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  • Conservatives applaud bill to raise juvenile delinquent age

    May 22 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Conservatives applaud bill to raise juvenile delinquent age

    Teenagers that commit low-level crimes should not be tried in court as adults, say some conservative groups in North Carolina, and raising the age limit of juvenile delinquency from 16 to 18 would decrease recidivism and increase rehabilitation, among other benefits. Plus, it’s simply the moral thing to do, according to Mark Creech.

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  • Couple marries passions for motorcycles, ministry

    April 17 2017 by Blake Ragsdale, BCH Communications | with 0 comments
    Couple marries passions for motorcycles, ministry

    Jerry and Jeune Coffey’s love for motorcycles is only eclipsed by their love for ministry. As members of the Carolina Faith Riders, the husband and wife have married their passions so they can share the gospel wherever their bikes carry them. “It’s taken us places where we never thought we would be able to share God,” Jeune says.

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  • Michael Blackwell offers 9 essentials for everyone

    December 27 2016 by BCH Communications | with 0 comments
    Michael Blackwell offers 9 essentials for everyone

    Advice is often given freely, but it is rare that advice is rich and beneficial. In his fifth book, Above the Clouds: 9 Essentials for Thriving at the Peak, Michael C. Blackwell shares his best life lessons. His “9 essentials” label each chapter. They are: purpose, achievement, relationships, creativity, health, laughter, security, spirituality and legacy.

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  • Baptist Children’s Homes ‘resolves concerns’ over foster care reform

    December 12 2016 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Baptist Children’s Homes ‘resolves concerns’ over foster care reform

    The Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina said it has ‘resolved concerns’ with lawmakers over foster care reform legislation that could defund most congregate care programs. The organization is celebrating changes to the Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016 after holding “day-long negotiations,” although no official congressional action took place.

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  • Foster care reform could defund Baptist Children’s Homes

    December 5 2016 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Foster care reform could defund Baptist Children’s Homes

    The Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina is at the center of a congressional debate about foster care reform that would almost entirely defund congregate care facilities for children that have been removed from unfit homes. The Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016 redirects money to family services in order to prevent foster care placements.

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  • Thanksgiving sweetened by Baptist children’s homes

    November 28 2016 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Thanksgiving sweetened by Baptist children’s homes

    In one Tennessee household, this year’s Thanksgiving table included an unusual centerpiece: the letters Y-E-S made of wood. With a new 10-year-old daughter in their house, Jennifer and Rusty placed the letters on their table as a reminder of what God does when believers say “yes” to His will.

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  • Baptist Children’s Homes launches outreach to college students

    November 1 2016 by J. Blake Ragsdale, BCH Communications | with 0 comments
    Baptist Children’s Homes launches outreach to college students

    Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina has begun a ministry to support former foster and residential care college students as they tackle their higher education goals and everyday life. HOMEBASE College Ministry operates on the campus of Western Carolina University in Cullowhee utilizing the former Baptist Student Union building.

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  • Baptist Children’s Homes hit hard by hurricane

    October 17 2016 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    Baptist Children’s Homes hit hard by hurricane

    Seven locations of the Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina (BCH) were impacted by Hurricane Matthew, a storm that swept through the state Oct. 9, bringing widespread flash floods and abnormally high river flooding in eastern N.C. Weather reports estimated rainfall as high as seven inches per hour at peak.

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  • Inaugural charity ride exceeds goals

    June 22 2016 by Blake Ragsdale, Baptist Children’s Homes | with 0 comments
    Inaugural charity ride exceeds goals

    More than 50 motorcycles braved rain and windy conditions along a 460-mile route as a part of “Ride to Clyde” – a new North Carolina Baptist annual event to aid Baptist Children’s Homes. The charity ride consisted of a scenic tour that included stops at three of Baptist Children’s Home’s locations.

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  • Bikers support Baptist Children’s Homes

    March 8 2016 by BSC Communications | with 0 comments
    Bikers support Baptist Children’s Homes

    The Baptist State Convention of North Carolina Convention Relations Office is sponsoring the first annual Ride to Clyde motorcycle charity ride to support the Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina. The ride will take place over three days in May. Riders will gather May 4 at Fort Caswell.

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  • Gregory to lead Fancy Finds, new Children’s Homes’ ministry

    November 2 2015 by Carol Layton, Baptist Children’s Homes | with 0 comments
    Gregory to lead Fancy Finds, new Children’s Homes’ ministry

    Last April, Renee Gregory became the first director of Fancy Finds, a new resale store offering restored furniture and home décor. This new aspect of Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina supports the organization’s ministries to children, families, developmentally disabled adults and aging adults through the North Carolina Baptist Aging Ministry.

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  • BCH brothers leave their worries behind

    October 19 2015 by Blake Ragsdale, BCH Communications | with 0 comments
    BCH brothers leave their worries behind

    For their grandsons’ well-being, Kathy and Craig became their legal custodians. While the decision to take the boys in gave them the care they needed, the elderly couple found out quickly that providing for them long term would be impossible. That’s when Baptist Children’s Homes came to their aid.
     

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  • Brandon’s family stands with him

    July 17 2015 by Jim Edmonson, Baptist Children’s Homes | with 0 comments
    Brandon’s family stands with him

    Baptist Children's Homes’ offers residential wilderness camps for school-aged boys and girls. Cameron Boys Camp and Camp Duncan for Girls provide behavioral change for children in a highly structured, wilderness environment. Brandon has been at camp for a year now, and his mom says he is a different boy.

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  • David seeks adoptive family

    July 9 2015 by Jim Edminson, Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina | with 0 comments
    David seeks adoptive family

    Most boys at Cameron Boys Camp plan to return to their families. While living at camp, they go home for holidays and regular visits. David’s circumstances are different. David is in the custody of Chatham County Department of Social Services. He longs to be a part of a family.

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