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Bethel Bible Village Stories from the Heart

A Legacy of Love

Two Families, One Dream: How They Left a Legacy of Hope He was a barber and landlord and she was a school teacher with a strong heart for education. Unable to have children of their own,  Howard and Marie Russell wanted to leave a lasting legacy that would help children for many years to come….

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A Story of Restoration: My African Violet

“…All that was left was a stick in a pot.” She was a homeless single mom with no car, no job and a dying African violet that seemed to mirror her life struggles. Today, she gives back as she leads a Bethel Bible Village program for families and single parents experiencing a temporary housing crisis.

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Latisha’s Story: A Great Life Began at Bethel

When Latisha was 6 years old, her mom succumbed to a mental illness and lost the ability to care for her. “We had no running water or electricity or food in the house. I only ate when I was at school” Latisha recalled. “I didn’t know other kids didn’t live that way.” It was a…

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Adam’s Story: From Crisis To Country Songwriter

As a boy, Adam Conner was raised by his loving grandparents because his mother was not able to take care of him. “Then, my grandfather passed away when I was 6, leaving just my ‘Ma’am Maw’ to raise me,” Adam recalls. “She did the best she could, but eventually, she had to go to a nursing…

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230 Kids and Counting

Floyd and Deborah Richardson have served as House Parents at Bethel for more than 30 years! Over the years, they have helped raise more than 200 kids and they are still going strong. Lori Mitchell from WRCB-TV featured the couple in her “Making a Difference” series in 2019.  The video makes us laugh and tear…

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