Bring Love In and Both Hands

We are excited to announce that we are partnering with www.BothHands.org to expand the Bring Love In community and fund the work we are doing in Ethiopia. The Both Hands Foundation helps fundraise for adopting families and non-profits who serve orphans. Bring Love In will gather a team of volunteers and Both Hands will coach them to coordinate a service project … Read More

Why we do it

Hey there,    It’s Levi here doing some thinking this morning that I wanted to share with you about why we do all of this and why it matters that Bring Love In exists.   Have you ever been inspired by the future?  Brought to one of those important places in your life where you were ready to jump out of … Read More

Bring Love In through the eyes of Dean Jordan

Dean Jordan, a high school student from Austin Texas, visited Ethiopia last summer with the Benkerts. He decided to chronicle his experience with Bring Love In with his video camera. We hope you enjoy seeing and hearing about his time in Ethiopia. Thanks for sharing Dean. Click Here to view Dean’s Video

These Hands and Feet need you

  “Who better to help a child overcome feeling alone and hopeless than a widow who is overcoming the same feelings”       These are the hands and feet of the Moms and Aunts who have taken on the task of loving a family of children who need love and acceptance. These women are make Forever Families possible. Bring … Read More

#Giving Tuesday

#GivingTuesday is the day we change the world with our giving! Our goal is to raise $38,160 to pay a year of HOME rent for all 9 Forever Families and the Bring Love In community center. A Forever Family is created by uniting a widow with 6-8 orphans as a family in a HOME. A HOME is where children find safety and … Read More

You are invited to a ladies trip to Ethiopia with Jessie

Hey there, it’s Jessie here, with a super fun opportunity just for us girls that I wanted to see if you might be interested in.  I am planning a girl’s trip to Ethiopia to visit and serve at Bring Love In. We will get to see first hand how the families work, meet some needs of the ministry and experience some Ethiopian culture. … Read More

Amarech and her family need you

Meet the Amarech Forever Family. Mom’s name is Amarech, The boys are Dawit 14, Mikias 13, and Said 13. The girls are Mekdes 14, Birtuken 13 and Tamrat 13. This Forever Family needs your help. They are currently unsponsored. Each Forever Family home with 6-7 children and one house mother costs $1200 a month to support, including rent, schooling, salaries … Read More

Unrest in Ethiopia

  “Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.” James 1:27 NIV   As some of you may have been reading about there has been some unrest in Ethiopia over the last month. Most of the protest and … Read More

A Place to call Home

As I walked through the Nashville Airport recently after traveling for 39 hours I looked up to see my wife and 5 of my children waiting for me. My heart beat a little faster and my pace quickened to exit the secure area to be greeted with hugs and kisses. After a meal and a one hour drive  we were … Read More

UPDATE on Urgent Need

This need has become a PRAISE! Because of your generosity we have made up the $36,000 shortage we let you know about last week. God has used you to remind us that we are never out of His sight and without His provision. God has called us to care for orphans and widows in Ethiopia in a unique way; to … Read More