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Foster Care

Foster Care Ministry

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

Foster parents provide a safe home and place for children to heal until they are either reunited with their birth family or a relative or adoptive home is found. ... [more]

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Treatment Family Care

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

Every child needs a permanent family, therefore, the TFC program will strive to keep permanency as the central goal for each child served. ... [more]

A Foster Family Goes Above and Beyond to Support Their Foster Child

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

The goal for every child that comes into our care is to have a permanent family that works for them. One of our MBCH Foster Families is going above and beyond the foster parent role to make that happen for their foster child. ... [more]

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Answered Prayers!

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

Answered Prayers! Our Foster Parents are active in their churches which is a great way for our children to be fed spiritually and learn about our loving heavenly father... ... [more]

Families are the Best Place for Children to Grow

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

One of the aspects about foster care that surprises people is that we work very hard to reunite each child with his or her biological family. We do this because families are the best place for children to grow and flourish. ... [more]

Foster Parents are Quiet Heros

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

Foster parents are quiet heroes. They agree to take on heartbreakingly difficult situations. Such was the case with Linda. She heard, "We have a sibling group of three, all under the age of 3. Can you take them?" ... [more]

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Foster Parents Make a Difference

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

As brand new foster parents, a MBCH family accepted the placement of two young siblings. Since this was their first placement, they didn’t know what to expect but they understood the goal ... [more]

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God Has a Plan!

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

Sammy, Gabe and Jenny were place in foster care when their parents were not able to care for them and keep them safe. Mr. and Mrs. Smith have a special calling from God to foster sibling groups so when Sammy, Gabe and Jenny were placed... ... [more]

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Hearing the Call

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

Whether it be prophecy, service, teaching, encouragement, giving, leadership, mercy or another God-given talent, we need to use them. God gives us opportunities to use the gifts He has given us and to grow within our relationship with Him ... [more]

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Is God Calling You to be a Foster Parent?

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

MBCH Children and Family Ministries’ passion is caring for children from hard places. We use the trauma-informed model, TBRI (Trust-Based Relational Intervention) that Dr. Karyn Purvis developed in our work with clients.... ... [more]

Ministering during a Crisis

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

Although a “shelter in place” order has been in effect for several weeks now, the work and ministry of the Children’s Home is still happening every single day.... ... [more]

New Normal

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

About the time COVID-19 was beginning to rear its ugly head and change everything that we call “normal”, I was assigned five home studies... ... [more]

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Perfection Not Required

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

Hope is a teenager who has been in foster care for four years due to several unsuccessful placements, her biological family struggled and were not able to follow through with the service plan to ... [more]


Pray for our Foster Parents

Missouri Baptist Children's Home

Fostering is very difficult. One of our single foster parents became overwhelmed with the behaviors of the children she fostered and was drained of her ability to care for own well-being while during that time. ... [more]

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Prayer Helped Olivia Find Her Way and Changed Her Heart

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

Olivia moved into one of our Treatment Foster Care homes not believing in God. She struggled to get along with pretty much everyone else in her life. MBCH staff met with the family and prayed with them to find the best way forward for Olivia. ... [more]

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Profession of Faith

MBCH Children and Family Ministries

At MBCH CFM we are blessed to have Christian Foster Parents who have the freedom to share the good news of Jesus with the children in their homes.... ... [more]