Our Contact & Context : Steve Solomon
, President & Director of Renaissance International, and missionary with Christ Church of Oak Brook since 1998
By the turn of the century, half of the earth's population will be children, more than 2 billion of whom will be born into extreme poverty.Renaissance International, with its headquarters in Florida, seeks not only to meet the immediate needs of these children for food, shelter, clothing and medicine, but also to provide academic, vocational and professional opportunities for a better chance in life.Steve Solomon
is President and Executive director of Renaissance International, an organization committed to eliminate the suffering of children everywhere.His
experience as a youth worker, teacher and counselor of emotionally disturbed children, and then in studies at Yale Divinity School and Graduate Psychology Program have paved the way for his
work with Renaissance International in helping children in need.
map of brazilAn especially effective ministry to these homeless children is the New Horizon's Youth Home, where street children from various regions of Brazil find an environment in which their needs are met.Here children receive shelter, food and clothing.They become part of a loving family.They also receive emotional support and council, a good education, and vocational training.But what is most important, this happens in an environment in which the children come to know Christ.
Host Missionary : Steve Solomon
, Renaissance International