Every day, refugees are forced to leave everything to find security, opportunity and a new place to call home.
Often, they enter a country with few resources and unable to speak, read or understand the language. They arrive with tremendous dreams, but their needs leave them vulnerable to manipulation and abuse.
From refugee camps to permanent resettlement, you and your church can walk with them along their journey, protecting them and helping them adapt through intentional support and genuine friendship. Be the hands, feet and voice of Jesus as you help them find spiritual, physical and emotional healing.
How can we serve you?
Our team has decades of experience and is ready to help you start or grow a ministry. We would love to connect with you today.
John Barnett serves as the Send Relief ambassador for refugees and displaced people and is also a missions strategist with the Kentucky Baptist Convention. His work overseas has involved community development and urban church planting among forcibly displaced and marginalized people in Uganda, Algeria, and Europe. Through his current positions John helps to equip and mobilize churches to serve and share the love of Christ with refugees and displaced people who are resettling in communities across North America.
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