Mission Bethel shows the compassion of God to the very poor in the slums of Monrovia, Liberia, one of the poorest countries in the world, with about 84% of the population living below the poverty line of $1.25 per day. Over 500 impoverished children attend the Christian school at Mission Bethel, which serves as a feeder for families to attend Mission Bethel Church. Liberia has no prenatal care; Mission Bethel also operates a pregnancy center that provides counseling, clothing, toys, vitamins, and instruction on pre and postnatal care, infant care, and delivery assistance.
Reformed Hearts Orphans Center (RHOC) cares for 35 orphans within seven homes at RHOC and with families from their local church. The children in their care are orphaned from the AIDS/HIV epidemic and political unrest. RHOC believes “that every child deserves a loving home, a family and parents or caretakers who cater to the child’s physical and emotional well – being and development. We believe that children belong in homes and families and not in institutions.” It is with this commitment that RHOC is caring for orphans in the name of Christ, instructing them in solid, Biblical teaching.
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.