JEAME (an acronym for Jesus Loves Minors) conducts evangelistic services in 11 juvenile detention centers in Sāo Paulo, Brazil, reaching 1400 teenagers each week. JEAME is located a couple of blocks from a drug-infested area of Sāo Paulo named “Cracolândia” (roughly “crack town”). JEAME conducts regular street evangelistic efforts and prayer walks through Cracolândia. Follow-ups from these efforts include both Christian discipleship and vocational training.
Fountain of Life Christian School serves over 450 children in the impoverished area of Juan Tomás, Dominican Republic. The caring teachers in this close-knit community create an environment of safety, dedicated not only to the pursuit of excellence in education but even more importantly, to help students come to a personal saving knowledge of Christ. “The school is a model to the unbelieving community around it, in Juan Tomás, and throughout the region, by the publicity they receive and the testimony they have. They are led by capable, accountable, spiritually mature men and women.” – Dr. Rick Horne
ABBS uses baseball as an opportunity to share the gospel with at-risk children of São Paulo, Brazil. Each week, 150 children from the favelas (slums) attend ABBS’s weekly Bible study and baseball skill training session. Through these sessions, children and their parents learn how to apply God’s word to their lives. The children also have the opportunity to form safe, Christ-centered friendships within their baseball family.