Stories From Abroad

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Morality versus Ethics

I recently gave this talk to government and business leaders in the country of Madagascar and I thought you might enjoy reading it. The term morality and ethics is often used interchangeably though they both have two different meanings. Ethics is the right and wrong according to society or the most acceptable standard while morality is the right and wrong according to God’s standards. Both are necessary and without a moral standard, ethics can be relative. My father had 3 […]

April 22nd, 2018|Categories: Sustainable Missions|Tags: |

BE Impact in Mexico

The Nehemiah Project Board of Directors held their annual Board Retreat in Mexico City, Mexico, hosted by Board Member and Partner, Rene Villar. This was the first time the Board met outside of the United States. The meeting was held at the headquarters of one of Rene’s companies. Rene Villar is the first international Board Member, and it was only fitting to travel to his offices for this historic meeting. Special guests included Pastor Humberto Martuscelli and Claudia […]

February 6th, 2018|Categories: Sustainable Missions|Tags: |

Haiti Wins International Business Plan Competition

On Friday evening, we held our International Business Plan Competition with 6 countries competing for the trophy. This is the first time Haiti has managed to bring a competitor and who knew that Haiti would be taking the trophy home on their first time competing. As Debra Schlaht announced Rosela St. Vil as our 2017 International Business Plan Competition Winner, shouts of joy rang throughout the banquet hall and there was an uproar of cheering. As Rosela walked up towards […]

October 25th, 2017|Categories: Sustainable Missions|Tags: |

Tanzania – Land of Opportunity

Pastors, teachers, business people, and would-be entrepreneurs gathered at the Kanisa La Baptist – Mtwara (The Baptist Church of Mtwara) Tanzania in late June. No one could have imagined the transformation of understanding of God’s plans for these students and their businesses. This class was sponsored by Missio Dei Church Asheville, NC led by David Lindrum. David had heard about Nehemiah Project and Biblical Entrepreneurship through his connection with Dr. Case Thorpe of First Presbyterian Church of Orlando. What a great blessing to […]

September 8th, 2017|Categories: Sustainable Missions|Tags: |

Fighting Poverty and Malnutrition in Madagascar Through a Quail Business

When Mbola enrolled in the Biblical Entrepreneurship class in Madagascar in 2014, she had no idea that God would give her a vision to start a business to fight poverty and malnutrition in her country. Before joining the Biblical Entrepreneurship class, she had just turned 40 years-old and she fasted asking the Lord to give her something to focus on. Soon after, someone invited her to join the Biblical Entrepreneurship program sponsored by her church in partnership with the First […]

September 5th, 2017|Categories: Sustainable Missions|Tags: |

Nehemiah Project Responds Through Sustainable Missions

Over one and one half billion people live on less than the equivalent of $1.25 per day. And this number is touted as a great improvement over two billion in 1990. Most American’s pay double that for their morning cup of coffee! How do parents provide housing, food, clothing and an education for their children? This is not God’s design for His people. He is a God of extreme abundance, not lack. He has provided land that is filled with natural […]

August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Sustainable Missions|Tags: , |