Welcome to Bethel
Bethel Bible Village provides a safe and nurturing home for children and families in crisis, on our 64-acre campus in Hixson, TN.
How We Help Children and Families in Crisis
Bethel Bible Village has served children and families for more than 60 years. We offer a more comprehensive package of services than any other children’s home in our region.
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When we help children and families in crisis, we strengthen our community as well.
Bethel is accredited by ECFA
and has a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator.
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217 Kids and Counting
Floyd and Deborah Richardson have served as House Parents at Bethel for a total of 30 years! Over the years, 217 kids have called them parents, and they are still going strong. Their story will inspire you. Learn more about careers at Bethel Help fund our ministry for kids in crisis Editor’s…Read More >
Don’t Panic! Marc Cadet, one of our young House Parents, was explaining to a group of boys how God created our bodies to float. They were looking pretty skeptical. “It’s only when you panic and start thrashing around in the water that you sink,” Marc explained. “If you relax, you will float.” Marc shared a…Read More >
From Bethel Kid To Baylor Mom
A Journey of Faith, Love and Perseverance Together, they light up a room. Both mother and daughter have a glow about them, engaging smiles and laughter that spills over, binds them together, and covers a multitude of struggles that have brought them to where they are today. Before them stands Baylor School, one of Chattanooga’s…Read More >
#momforthewin: The Social Media Contest
What parent would turn down a brand new “X-Box One” console that’s free of charge from a social media contest? A really good one, we discovered, when Karen stopped by to donate an unopened box to Bethel. A Contest of Wills Karen’s son, Jacob, is 13 years old. He entered a contest on Twitter to…Read More >