Developing unfathered and at-risk boys and girls into global-minded leaders of GOD’S design.

JCLC surrounds each of the boys and girls in our ministry with a Mentorship Team made up of safe adults who are committed to providing support, encouragement, and social capital all in the name of Jesus. At the same time, we surround each mom with her own Support Team of individuals committed to coming alongside her in the day-to-day struggles of life. The individuals on these teams come from churches, schools where the apprentices attend, the community, and JCLC staff and ministry partners.

The PROBLEM – National & Local

NO vision

“Where there’s no vision (God’s Word & Design) people cast o restraint.”
Proverbs 29:18

NO stability

3/4 children’s homes have no father present. Often these children and families are living in survival mode.

NO hope

Financial (generational), Emotional (imbalance), Academic (apathy/failure), Relational (dysfunction/disrespect)

The SOLUTION – Child/Mother “Connections”

God’s Word

“So faith comes from hearing the Word of Christ.”
The Word is “profitable for teaching.”
2 Tim. 3:16

Mentorship Team

“Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.”
There are 59 “one-anothers” in the Bible!

Time (9 years)

Jesus (God in the flesh) modeled that deep connections over time are a vital part of people development.

The Desired OUTCOME

Vision (God-Size)

P.A.R.K.S. their life in the secure “Garage” of God’s way and God’s design. (soul thirsts for God – Ps.42:1)

Stability (Rooted)

Long term socio-economic transformation happens best in a “natural mentor” relationship (not mentor program).

Hope (Temporal & Eternal)

“For I know the plans I have for you says the Lord, plans to give you HOPE and a FUTURE.”

How YOU Can Help

Investment Partner

In Provision

Investment Partner

In Person

Investment Partner

In Prayer





Outside the Walls

A blog by Amy Mitchell, JCLC’s Director of Operations

Join Amy as she shares the reality of the children & families JCLC serves.

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