Welcoming children in hard places with the

Love of Christ

TBCH provides Christ-centered, nurturing homes for children in hard places across Tennessee through compassionate on-campus homes and foster families.

Attention Churches—You can still order your 2020 MDO Materials today by clicking the image below!You can also view and download  our free Mother's Day Offering Media Kit by following this link:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1du5FlyGLCEklUvA4SQxFuRjI7FZsK9Gf

The Mother’s Day Offering is the single biggest fundraising event of the year for TBCH. This offering normally takes place as people gather in churches, so we are extending the ordering period to accomodate new church schedules.

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Foster Care

Training and support for Christian foster parents through The George Shinn Foster Care Program, providing foster homes for children across Tennessee

Residential Care

Christian houseparents serving in family-style homes on three campuses across the state, providing safety and biblical guidance so children can thrive

Family Care

Working with churches and other organizations to create a network of local resources, changing the trajectory of families for the better

Resources

2020 @TBCH Summer Magazine Cover

2020 @TBCH Summer Magazine

2020 @TBCH Summer Magazine

Homeschooling at Sutton Home at the Ranch

Academics and Pandemics

This is a scary time to be parenting—literally, a time like no other. I have been in touch with a couple of the adoptive families I’ve worked with who now find themselves in the unimaginable position of raising large families and working from home while being cut off their support systems. Several families with four-plus…

2020 @TBCH Spring Magazine

2020 @TBCH Spring Magazine

TBCH 2020 Spring Magazine Web

Impact Stories

Laurie

Psalm 127:3-5 Children are a heritage from the LORD, Offspring a reward from him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior Are children born in one’s youth. Blessed is the man Whose quiver is full of them. They will not be put to shame When they contend with their opponents in court. The Lord…

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Shayla and Selena

It’s not every day I get to witness two happy endings come together in such a beautiful way, but this was one of those days. In November 2017, we had a foster parent appreciation dinner on the Bartlett campus, and two of the children there were Shayla and Selena.   Shayla and Selena had not seen…

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George Shinn Foster Care Program 2018

Monique

Many Hands

There is an old saying, “many hands make light work.” One simple idea proved the wisdom of this saying recently in a special way for the houseparents at the Brentwood campus. As is the case in this ministry, sometimes there is more work to do than there are hands to do it, and so it…

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Second Chances 2018

Travis & Amanda

We had been praying for 6 years about becoming foster parents. We were positive that this was a direction God was leading us. Through our jobs in education we have worked with several foster children which only strengthened our desire to eventually become foster parents. I remember looking at training dates several times, but we just…

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Lena’s Legacy

Lena’s Legacy

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Chase

After almost 3 years in foster care, Chase* was ready to be reunited with his mom and to be able to go home and live with her. At the beginning of those 3 years, both Chase and his mom had some major issues that made it unsafe for them to be together. Chase was diagnosed…

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Faith 2018