Beautiful Feet International, Inc. is a mission agency which offers short term mission projects designed to bring the good news of Jesus Christ to people around the world. We believe that Jesus has called us to go and we go in joyful obedience to him.Read More About Us...
June 2014 - Costa Rica - Deltona Lake Baptist Church
July 12 - 19, 2014 - Costa Rica VBS
July 2014 - Belgium Festival Evangelism Deltona Alliance Church
Austust 9 - 15, 2014 - Mexico Eye Clinics
September 2014 - Haiti Women's Discipleship
October 2014 - Haiti Women's Discipleship
October 10-13, 2014 - LeaderHer Dominican Republic
December 2013 - Belgium
International Pro-Life Conference in Lima. Beautiful Feet President, Melissa Heiland, spoke to pro-life ministries from across South America. Her devotionals, A Mother's Journey and A Mother's Comfort were featured at the conference www.amotherscomfort.com
Beautiful Feet International partnered with Hands of Compassion to bring eye clinics to India. We saw 205 patients; 39 trusted Christ as Savior.
The Costa Rica team had an exciting trip. We were able to see over 600 patients in three days of eye clinics - that is much more than the 450 we were anticipating! Oh ye of little faith! Even more exciting than seeing the joy on the faces of those whose physical sight was helped was that we were able to share the Gospel with those same people so we were able to attend to their spiritual needs, as well. It is encouraging to know that the national pastors will follow up on these folks to check their understanding of the Gospel and to try to get them involved in good churches. Pray for the Lord to continue to work in the lives of these dear folks.
We were, also, blessed to be able to take over 750 lbs. of supplies to the two pregnancy clinics run by the Kidwells. Many thanks to those of you who helped with donations of supplies. View Photos
We completed a 2 day training for pregnancy center workers in Kantunilkin, Mexico. The center will open as soon as we have a place to meet. Please pray for God's provision.
Crab Creek Baptist Church from NC did VBS in Kantunilkin. Many children trusted Christ as Savior.
Deltona Lakes Baptist Church took a group of 30 people to conduct a VBS at the Centro Prenatal Pregnancy Center in Tarcoles, CR. They registered 109 children during the 3 days, and several of the Mom's stayed as well. 44 children made professions of faith! DLBC also did beach evangelism in Jaco and Punta Leona. They were able to share the Good News with many, resulting in a rededicated life by a local surf instructor, who they were also able to link to the local church in Jaco. Melissa trained 11 ladies in Evantell and pregnancy center resource training in San Jose as well as Tarcoles. The team also played soccer with the local youth and formed great bonds in this area. It was a trip that God really used to impact this community for Himself, with many team members developing a love for the area and people. They can't wait to return!
Central Baptist Church is partnering with Beautiful Feet, the IMB and the OP Weg Church in Ghent, Belgium. We are so excited to see God drawing people to Himself and how His church is working together to accomplish His work and His will.
Board Members Nellie Anderson and Melissa Heiland went to Costa Rica April 5-11. While there, they spoke at a women's conference with 270 women in attendance. Twenty women made professions of faith. They trained volunteers at a pregnancy center in San Jose and at Centro Prenatal, BFI's own pregnancy center in Tarcoles. The center is scheduled to open next week! View Photos
The AWANA program made dresses for Beautiful Feet to bring to the orphanage at Open Door Haiti- a great way for children to begin to be involved in missions at a very young age!
Melissa Heiland conducted EvanTell's Save the Mother Save her Child training on January 19, 2013.
Melissa Heiland trained workers for the Living Sent Pregnancy Center opening soon in Sosua. Pray for God's blessings on the center!
A team of 7 women from around the country went to Open Door Haiti to continue work at the newly formed women's seminary. We continued our discipleship program which included teachings on hospitality, prayer, evangelism, child rearing and other Biblical training.
A team of 5 women from 5 different churches across the nation travelled to Open Door Haiti to conduct the first ever SOYM (School of Youth Ministry) for women. SOYM has been training young men for ministry and Open Door asked Beautiful Feet to partner with them to add a program for women. Our training included instruction in Biblical leadership and service focusing on women in the Bible. It was an honor and privilege to teach this first group of 7 women from different parts of Haiti. We look forward to returning in October to continue this ministry.
Once again God had gone before us to prepare the way for the pregnancy center in Tarcoles, Costa Rica. A vision team spent Labor Day weekend preparing the center and making contacts in the area. Special thanks to Central Baptist Church, Sanford, Florida, Sanford Crisis Pregnancy Center and Deltona Lakes Baptist Church, Deltona, Florida.
Beautiful Feet's Melissa Heiland served as camp missionary at CEF Camp Good News in Drake, ND Aug 5-10. Twenty-seven of the ninety-two campers trusted Christ as Savior.
Beautiful Feet and Deltona Lakes Baptist Church served in Kantunilkin, Mexico July 21-28. We served through VBS, construction, prayer-walking and evangelism training. Many people trusted Christ as Savior.
God sent us to work with a church the village of Rungiri where they had never had a mission team before. We saw 400 patients in eye clinics and did medical screenings for 250 patients. We also had VBS , evangelism training and children's workers training. 147 people made professions of faith. To God be the glory!
Central Baptist Youth conducted medical clinics in Kantunilkin, Mexico June 11-16, 2012. We saw over 140 patients and had 65 professions of faith. Praise God!
A team of 34 people from Grace Baptist Church in Greenwood, Indiana conducted sports camps in the Dominican Republic from June 2-8, 2012. There were 170 professions of faith! We also conducted evangelism training for 54 Dominicans. We also have 2 new certified trip leaders. Praise God!
Melissa Heiland conducted evangelism training and held several meetings to create awareness for missions.
Beautiful Feet was given a house to use for ministry by a generous donor. We will be opening a pregnancy center in January of 2013. The center will be run by 2 full-time missionaries. We have met with an attorney, government officials and community pastors. Please be in prayer about how you can help with this on-going ministry.
Beautiful Feet President, Melissa Heiland, spoke at the International Pro-Life Conference in Lima, Peru, February 2-4, 2012. She spoke on pregnancy care ministry in the general sessions and taught evangelism in workshops.
A team of 13 people from 7 different states travelled to the Dominican Republic Thanksgiving week to share God's plan for purity and salvation in the public schools. We saw a total 2086 students; 1002 made purity commitments and 823 made professions of faith. Praise God!
Beautiful Feet partnered with CEF and Camp Good News in North Dakota to minister to 85 children. Many of the children had recently been displaced by the devastating flood in Minot. 15 children prayed to receive Christ as Savior.
Grace Baptist Church of Greenwood, Indiana, along with members of 3 other churches, worked at the Gent Festivals in Belgium July 14-22. We gave free coffee and hot chocolate to the party all night crowd each morning, gave free cookies to the tram and sanitation workers in the afternoon, and conducted surveys regarding connecting different cultures, all the while sharing Jesus with the lost. They are a needy people. We had the honor of seeing 2 Belgians come to faith in Christ. Please pray for the people of Gent.
Beautiful Feet was the first team ever to stay at the mission house in Kantunilkin, Mexico. We had the honor of providing VBS for over 300 children. We also held VBS fro children at a school for disabled children. The team presented health seminars for the public high schools which included an abstinence presentation. We also prayerwalked and participated in evangelism and church construction. 95 people made professions of faith.
Beautiful Feet partnerned with First Baptist Church of DeLeon Springs on Saturday March 20 as they brought a children's festival to the community. There were over 200 people in attendance and 10 salvations.
A team of 20 women from around the country partnered with Open Door Haiti for their first Women's Conference. 167 Haitian women attended the conference where they studied concepts including Biblical Womanhood, Knowing God, Health, Parenting and Marriage. God worked in amazing ways!
Beautiful Feet partnered with Hands of Compassion in Ongole, India from Jan 18-27. We ministered to 100 orphans and widows in addition to conducting eye clinics at 3 different churches. We saw 166 patients, 24 of whom made professions of faith and 28 Christians who committed to follow the Lord in baptism. Praise God!
We had a great trip! Check out our photos.
Beautiful Feet took a team of people from 4 different states to conduct eye clinics in Haiti. We saw 112 patients and had 12 salvations.
A team of 19 people from Deltona Lakes Baptist Church ministered in Haiti Aug 4-10, 2010. They held VBS for a total of 750 children. Each day after VBS, they fed the children. They also conducted 3 adult Bible studies. Twenty-one people made professions of faith.
A team of nine people from Minnesota, Maryland and Florida visited Haiti May 26- June 1. We conducted an eye clinic for 200 people. Many people received glasses for the first time. Church members were greatly blessed. Eighteen people professed faith in Christ.
Beautiful Feet partnered with Iglesia Bautista Resureccion to conduct a VBS at Mariner's Cove Park in Enterprise, Florida. One child prayed to receive Christ as Savior. What a blessing!
Beautiful Feet partnered with Brethren Reaching Out to help with a community outreach in Sanford, Florida. Three children made professions of faith while having their faces painted.
In November of 2009 we spent a beautiful week serving our Lord. We visited villages and schools playing, singing and praying. We had 17 professions of faith in the villages. We re-painted a school and performed a drama/dance in Spanish. We conducted 3 eye clinics, serving 200 patients. We dispensed 180 pairs of glasses and 37 patients received Christ. The missionaries on the field were blessed to spend Thanksgiving with other Americans.
In July of 2009, we took a team of 18 people to Bois de Lance, Haiti with Open Door. We conducted an eye clinic for hundreds of people. Our team was trained by an eye doctor and we were able to help many people see both physically and spiritually. We were also able to complete several small construction projects.
In December of 2007 and again in December of 2008, we went to SE Asia to teach English at a major university. We built life-long friendships with the nationals and were able to share the good news of the birth, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
In 2006, we took a team of 28 people to Sosua in the Dominican Republic. We worked with New Missions. We were able to use the gifts of our team members and accomplish a lot for the kingdom!
One team member owns a landscaping business, therefore we relandscaped the mission compound. The volunteer missionary and the head of the mission agency went shopping for trees and plants. Our whole team then worked to plant the new foliage.
Another team member is an artist. She drew a large outdoor mural and the rest of us worked to paint it.
This team had 2 nurses and a nurse practitioner, so we were able to conduct a medical clinic. We had planned one 3 hour clinic, but due to great response, we conducted two 4 hour clinics. Each patient was diagnosed, treated and given a gospel presentation.