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YouTube Videos

Book Stores & Homeschooling Resources

  • Christianbook
  • ABE Books – great resource for used books
  • Home School Super Center – best overall prices for homeschooling curriculum
  • Play ‘n’ Talk – Comprehensive phonetics read and spell program. I used this program for my kids and loved it.
  • Weather Dude – A weather page especially for kids, parents and teachers. Includes “Meteorology A to Z.”
  • Worldwide Missions – This site has missionary information, biographies, news, etc.
  • Virtual Tours – 100 museums, exhibits and areas of special interest which offer online multimedia guided tours on the Web.  These tours must be used with discernment. Tour Presidential Libraries, Civil War museums, Trains Across America, etc.
  • The Net Hymnal – A collection of more than 2,600 hymns and gospel songs organized alphabetically along with biographies of 120 hymn writers.
  • Online Bible: Audio Format  – The King James Version of the Bible narrated by Alexander Scourby is online. You must have Real Audio to listen.
  • Institute for Creation Research – Information on creation research and extensive online catalog of materials. Roughly 100 of the ICR Impact pamphlets are online in text format. Look under Publications.
  • Electronic Zoo – Resources pertaining to animals of all types
  • Education Plus – Curriculum and other resources for home schoolers
  • Robinson Curriculum – Printable books/materials on CD for homeschooling
    Complete Course of Study
    12 Years of Education – 22 CDs
    120,000 Page Library Resource
    1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica
    1913 Noah Webster’s Dictionary
    2,000 Historic Illustrations
    6,000 Word Vocabulary Teacher
    Progress Exams Keyed to Books
    Outstanding Science Program
    Very High Academic Quality
    Proven Methods of Self Study

Free Programs and Add-ons

Computer Troubleshooting

  • Kim Komando – website with tons of info on the how to’s of computers


  • Adoption Subsidy Checklist – a guide to adoptive parents on what to do BEFORE they adopt to gain the most support services from Social Services (DHS)

Children’s Homes

        I am only providing this list as a help to families as a resource and do not necessarily endorse any of them. You will need to check the ministries for compatibility to your situation. Please contact them directly and let me know if any of these links are outdated – they are from a time when we needed help, which was a long time ago!


    • Anchor Character Training Center (coed)
      Harvest Baptist Church Ministries
      PO Box 430, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
      (515) 955-5270 or (515) 955-3074
      Pastor, Marvin E. Smith III
      Director, John Brooks
      Home located at: 1940 225th St., Fort Dodge, IA
      Web: http://lighthouse-baptist.net/Anchor-Training-Center.shtml
    • Calvary Boy’s Ranch, Boarding Academy, City of Refuge, Baptist Institute & Seminary
      Calvary Baptist Church Ministries
      PO Box 834, Eufaula, OK 74432
      (918)689-4789 (Fax)
      Pastor, Dr. Jerry McDonald
      Web: www.calvarybaptistministries.net
      Email: jerrymcdonald@calvarybaptistministries.net
    • Happiness Hill Home (girls)
      (Affiliated with Roloff Ministries, Corpus Christi, TX)
      Rt. 5 Box 437, Union, MS 39365
      (601) 365-7714
      Director, Dr. Jack High
      Email: happyhill@netdoor.com
    • Heritage Boys Academy
      Buddy Maynard, Director
      4015 Maynard Drive, Panama City, Fl 32404
      (850) 913-1844
      (850) 913-9682
      E-Mail: truthforyouth@juno.com
      Web: www.heritageboysacademy.com
    • Hope Children’s Home (coed)
      First Baptist Church, Milford, OH
      Pastor Bill Duttery
      (813) 961-1214
      (813) 968-7686 (Fax)
      11415 Hope International Dr.
      Tampa, FL 33625
      Dr. Buddy Morrow, Director
      Web: www.hopechildrenshome.org
    • Hope Children’s Home (young girls)
      (Ministry of Tabernacle Baptist Church, McDonaugh, GA)
      Directors, Jimmy & Donna Prather
      Rt. 1, Box 194, Duck Hill, MS 38925
      Email: h_o_p_e@bellsouth.net
    • Joshua Scott Boarding School (boys)
      (Ministry of Bible Baptist Church, Belva, WV)
      P.O. Box 67, State Rte. 39, Belva, WV 26656-0266
      (304) 968-3005
      Email contact through website: http://www.jsboardingschool.com
    • Jubilee Home For Ladies (18 years old and over; for younger girls see Happiness Hill)
      Peoples Baptist Church Ministries, Roloff Ministries
      Pastor Charles Crummey
      1355 FM 665
      Corpus Christi, TX 78415
      (361) 265-9911, Ext. 215
      Web: http://www.roloff.org/about/about.html
    • Lighthouse Children’s Home (girls)
      Lighthouse Baptist Church, West MS.
      Evangelist Larry Neff
      PO Box 276, Kosciusko, MS 39090
      (601) 289-9629
      Email: lch@kopower.com
    • Reclamation Ranch (boys and girls12-17, young men 18-45)
      Dr. Jack Patterson, Founder and Director
      Ministry of Gloryland Baptist Church
      P.O. Box 150, Empire, AL 35063
    • Reformers Unanimous
      This web site has information about how to overcome addictions and they also have homes to help those who are addicted.
      Steve Currington, Founder
      P.O. Box 15732, Loves Park, IL 61132
      (815) 986-0460, burks@reformu.com,
    • Shenandoah Boys Ranch
      Shenandoah Girls Haven
      Shenandoah Baptist Church

      Pastor Steve Grubbs
      138 Osment Rd.
      Cleveland, TN 37323
      (423) 339-0103
      (423) 339-0992
      (423) 339-0117 (Fax)
      Web: http://www.makingmuchofjesus.com/page.cfm?id=139
    • Shining Light School for Boys
      Ministry of Walter’s Grove Baptist Church
      Dr. Jeremy Simpson, Pastor
      Bro. Roy Isenhart, Director
      2620 Cid Road, Lexington, N.C. 27292
      Phone: (336) 859-9860
      Cell: (336) 596-6459
      Email: shininglight4boys@yahoo.com
    • The Ark Youth Shelter (boys)
      Ministry of Trinity Baptist Church
      Darrell Finch, Director
      9261 Fairforest Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29301
      Fax: 864-576-4463
    • Victorious Valley Homes (coed)
      Ministry of Victorious Valley Baptist Church
      140 Victorious Valley Drive
      Sunset, SC 29685
      Fax: 864-878-5791
      E-mail: mcgillfamily.1@juno.com
      Contact: Jennifer Holobrooks
    • Victory Academy for Boys
      Ministry of New Life Baptist Church, Aurora,Il
      W4705 Wallace Rd., Amberg, WI  54102-9037
      Mark Massey, Director
    • Willow Valley Boarding Academy and Camp (boys)
      Ken Puckett, Director
      P.O. Box 99, Vinton, OH 45686
    • Camp Tracey (boys & girls)
      1051 Arlington Road
      Jacksonville, Florida 32211



  1. wishing to partner with your ministry,show me how to reach you.

  2. A friend suggested your site to me and I’m sure glade he did.

  3. Deborah Brosius

    I would like an email address for the Secrest missionaries in Uruguay. We are missionaires with BIMI in Buenos Aires and have a question about areas of Uruguay which need missionaries for a young couple who wants to go there. Please contact me. Muchas gracias.

    • momofmany

      Here is Barry Secrest’s email address: ibgracia@hotmail.com

      • G

        Oh, ouch! Sister, it’s not wise to post email addresses on a website. It will be picked up by spambots and will start receiving all kinds of unpleasant spam!

        • momofmany

          I have an email just for such a thing. Let me know if you desire further contact and I will email you – I see your email has been listed for my eyes only from your comment box.

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