Celebration 2023


The summer months provide an opportunity for us all to savor what God has done yet again in the lives of children and families. As you may know, at the end of each school year, we celebrate children and families who have accomplished the goals of our program and we launch them back into their lives together as a family at home.

The five children and families featured in this newsletter are only a sampling of the many children and families we serve, but are illustrative of the miraculous healing that has taken place by God’s power and grace for nearly 40 years. Charlie, Jordy, Faith, Ryland and Chloe all came to the Ranch around the same time that I did in 2021. It has been a joy and privilege to walk alongside them and their families as they’ve hoped for healing and realized that it is possible. These families have demonstrated incredible courage to rebuild the foundations of their family relationships to last a lifetime.

In a world constantly demanding our attention to all of the negative, broken things around us, I hope you’ll take a moment to pause and savor the goodness of these stories.

Blessings to you. Know that I and the rest of the Eagle Ranch family are grateful for you and for your partnership in this meaningful work.


John H. Shackelford