Bethany Christian Services
Benti and his wife, Adanech, had been married 14 years when they learned that Benti’s 5-year-old niece, Bethlehem, needed a home. Unable to have biological children, they had prayed many years for a child. They were thrilled to become parents for the first time
Shortly after Bethlehem joined their family, Benti and Adanech learned about Bethany’s foster-to-adopt program through their church. They were immediately interested in growing their family, and Bethlehem was excited about becoming a big sister. While Benti and Adanech completed Bethany’s parenting training, Bethany also conducted the family’s background check and home study. Benti began praying diligently that God would lead them to the child who would join their family. In 2011, Benti…
Welcome More Refugees, Not Less
We are in the middle of the worst migrant crisis in world history. Today, nearly 70 million people are forcibly displaced, a number greater than the combined populations of California and Texas. While the migrant crisis is at an historic high, refugee resettlement in the United States is at an ...
For a Charity Nowadays, Everything’s Political
Bethany Christian Services faces protests and lawsuits for its work with migrants and foster children.
Finding Kasey his Forever Home
KENT COUNY, Mich. -- A third grader stole the show with his karaoke skills and big heart, as FOX 17 continues its Forever Home series.
Kasey, 9, is fun-loving and compassionate. Wednesday he gave FOX 17 a tour of his foster home and farm, then shared some of his talents from care-taking to singing.
Protesters demand an end to Trump policy separating migrant children from their parents
MSNBC’s Mariana Atencio reports from the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center in McAllen, Texas where a protest was held in support of all the children held inside without their parents.
Also, MSNBC’s Yasmin Vossoughian interviews Antar Davidson, a former worker at a migrant center about what he saw and why he decided to become a whistleblower.
Yasmin also talks to the ACLU’s Lee Gelernt and Chris Palusky from Bethany Christian Services about the White House migrant policy.
Extinguishing the Beacon of America
The Trump administration’s policy of separating families is designed to erase hope—with devastating consequences for thousands of children.