Our Mission

To build and operate schools for the left behind in places of urgent physical and spiritual need.

Who are the left behind?

Any student left out of school due to their age, ability level, gender, family situation, or socioeconomic status.

Any person who has never heard the name of Jesus or experienced the hope and transformation of His gospel.

What is a place of urgent physical and spiritual need?

A geographic location marked by physical or material poverty and battling spiritual darkness and oppressive traditions.

Our Vision

We see hope through education for the left behind. We see open doors for students, regardless of age, gender, ability, or economic status. We see students discovering their role in God’s story and stepping through doors of opportunity to transform cultures and communities.

Our core values



Every story and every voice matters. We share the stories of our staff, students, volunteers, and communities in a way that glorifies God.



Young or old, staff or student or volunteer, we believe that God created every person with intention, purpose, and a story to tell. We equip people to discover that purpose and step into their role in God’s story.



“Not my job” isn’t in our vocabulary. When we see something that needs to be done—whether it’s standing against injustice or cleaning a classroom—we glorify God by rising to the challenge and taking action.



God equips us to be the light of the world by giving us a specific role to play. By pursuing partnership and collaboration, we multiply our impact as we lock arms with other churches, organizations, and individuals.

our beliefs

God is Creator. God is love. God is grace. God is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. God is passionate about His people. Jesus is our Savior, Redeemer, and friend.

God created us in His image. Each person is a unique reflection of God. People were created with intention, purpose, and a story to tell; therefore, every person deserves the opportunity to discover their potential. All people matter greatly to God; therefore, every person deserves the opportunity to receive the Good News of Jesus.

Our ultimate purpose as followers of Jesus is to glorify God.