Highlands is a resource for families and teens in local churches or
who are referred and need help in times of crisis. Highlands also ministers
to infertile couples desiring children.
Hillcrest Childrens Home: Approximately 2,300 children have arrived
on this 60-acre campus in Hot Springs, Ark. Hillcrest receives children
who have been abused or neglected. Through counseling both the child
and his/her parents, the family is often reunited.
Hillcrest is a resource for those in local churches and other families
who need a safe place for children in crises.
Aged Ministers Assistance: More than 500 retired ministers and their
spouses receive monthly assistance or emergency medical aid from Aged
A former home missionary wrote recently: "In the years when we
could have earned a good income, we were in the boonies of Alaska. We
have no regrets. My husband cried when he got the AMA check, because
he felt bad that he was unable to work to earn some extra money."
AMA is a resource for Kingdom-work retirees, now in local churches.
Disaster Relief: Monies given to local churches through Disaster Relief
help those churches rebuild after tornadoes, fires and other natural
disasters destroy them.
Pastor Danny Leggett of Grove Assembly of God in Drummond, Tenn., whose
church was destroyed by fire, says, "The help we received from
Disaster Relief became the spark that ignited a ray of hope for our
Robert J. Michels, director of Assemblies of God Benevolences, thanks
those who support these ministries. "Its about people in
the local churches helping others in local churches to get the work
done for the Kingdom," he says.
Winter Dawn Williams, a Hillcrest resident, says it this way: "I
feel safe and happy here at Hillcrest. They help me out big time, because
I was around some bad stuff. I prayed to get out of the stuff that was
bad. So God and Hillcrest answered my prayer."