Our 2023 vision for Speed the Light:
the big give
Sumba in Indonesia is home to more than 700,000 people. Sumba is one of the poorest islands in Indonesisa. Many of the people there live on a diet of boiled corn. With 3 months between when the harvest runs out and the new harvest comes in, these months are called The Hunger Months. Wives and girls are still treated like a commodity in Sumba. Slavery is still practiced in parts of the island, and unfortunately, abuse is common in most families.
While on Sumba, A/G Missionaries noticed children walking to school barefoot so they wouldn’t ruin their only shoes. In many of the villages, children were not able to read or write. So in 2002, through the help of our A/G World Missions, Sumba House of Hope was born. This ministry houses, disciples, equips and educates students from Sumba with the goal of transforming an island in a generation. Students leave with the option to pursue higher education or start their own businesses. The House of Hope has become a hub for ministries around Sumba, including, medical missions and children’s outreaches. Through sports programs, the House of Hope has become an epicenter of sports in Sumba, including national soccer tournaments. All this while delivering the name of Jesus to the island.
So, we’re asking for a Big Give.
Our goal is to raise $35,000 for the Sumba House of Hope.
We know it’s a big ask, but we also know with God, all things are possible.
Welcome to TLYM
Texas Louisiana Youth Ministries is the youth ministries department of the Texas Louisiana Hispanic District for the Assemblies of God. We are a fellowship of over 100 churches, across several cities and towns in Central and East Texas and Louisiana.
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