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The mission of Bethel Bible Village, a Christian home for children of families in crisis in Chattanooga (Hixson), Tennessee, is to provide safe, nurturing and Christ-centered homes for children of families in crisis, and equip and inspire them to live productive Christian lives.


We envision children of families in crisis transformed by the redemptive power of Jesus Christ and empowered to fulfill all of their God-given potential.


  • Christ-centered: We value our faith in God and it is the foundation on which we build our ministry by providing safe, nurturing Christ-centered homes to children of families in crisis.
  • Children and Families: We value children having their needs met in their family. We value families equipped to meet the needs of their children. Therefore, we offer love, support, acceptance, training and an opportunity for spiritual growth toward the goal of being together as a family.
  • Excellence: We value excellence in programs, stewardship, and relationships.
  • Leadership: We value Godly approachable leadership properly aligned and working together to effectively impact children and families.
  • Creativity / Innovation / Flexibility: We value progressive positive change that allows us to speak to the changing society in which we live.
  • Compassion: Because we care, we meet families in crisis where they are with love and support.

core competencies

We are committed to transforming the life of each child God sends our way through competent and holistic intervention in five key areas:


Strategic ObjectiveA child will know Christ as his/her Savior, and will have a growing and vibrant relationship with Jesus.


Strategic ObjectiveA child will have an understanding of and will take personal responsibility for his/her health.


Strategic ObjectiveA child will have a desire to learn and will demonstrate academic progress.


Strategic ObjectiveA child will love and respect other people and interact in a positive way, regardless of life circumstances.


Strategic ObjectiveA child will understand his/her emotions and will choose to express them appropriately when faced with life's issues.