Our Approach

According to the experts on global poverty alleviation, entrepreneurship is the pathway out of poverty. Data results and best practices show that the most effective and enduring way to address spiritual and material poverty is to lead with discipleship training and provide education, economic development, and employment. Therefore, our objective is to meaningfully invest in the lives of people in developing areas—to counter the raging cycle of poverty and joblessness.

Our desire is to help lift people out of hopelessness and deplorable living conditions while ensuring we always start any initiative by sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Heart In Heaven is currently supporting 22 global organizations. We provide a brief description of the work they each do. These charities represent the cream of the crop, as they have proven exceptionally trustworthy.

We primarily utilized two tools to vet the integrity of organizations. The first is Charity Navigators, the world's largest and most trusted nonprofit evaluator. A designation of three stars (or 4) is given to those organizations that "efficiently steward donations and are accountable and transparent." Donors can give with confidence to all organizations listed below, as they all have a minimum three-star rating. The second is the list of "Most Trusted NonProfit Awards In 2021' as curated by Ministry Voice. We also utilized supplemental information furnished by Eternal Perspective Ministries.

The center and hub of Heart In Heaven's strategic approach is our biblical objective to ultimately partner with the local church. The roots of parachurch ministries must continually grow and extend from the tree trunk of the local church that ministers in the same geographic location. As we pursue the Great Commission, the local church must be ever strengthened and upheld as the central agent and component. In other words, our goal is to foster and maintain relationships with the local church that are based upon and characterized by healthy interdependence, not unhealthy dependencies.

Therefore, we apply the "Integral Mission Principle," which affirms that the global church body must function so that it does not disempower the local church from using its gifts to holistically engage in integral mission. The goal of Integral Mission is to proclaim and demonstrate among the materially poor the Good News of the kingdom of God in a contextually appropriate way.

In addition to observing the "Integral Mission Principle," we also acknowledge that material poverty is fundamentally rooted in the brokenness of human relationships between God, self, others, and the rest of creation. Therefore, we also adhere to the "Poverty-Alleviation Principle": the ministry of reconciliation—entrusted by Christ to the church—that seeks to restore people to who and what God created them to be. 

Indeed, this is the biblical solution to all poverty. Only then can the damaged relationships between God, self, others, and creation be genuinely restored. As people use their gifts of time, talents, and energies to build sustainable livelihoods—that enable them to work and support their families—the upshot is that they also glorify God, the gracious Giver of all gifts.

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Global Organizations

The below list will be expanded over time to include more organizations that meet Heart In Heaven's rigorous criteria for financial integrity and operational excellence.

Discipleship & Economic Empowerment

LAUNCH Liberia
We exist to deliver hope to the people of Liberia through discipleship, education, and entrepreneurship. We aim to inject dignity and launch Liberians out of poverty by providing them with resources and opportunities to better their lives.  

Hope International
Launch programs or partner with existing organizations where poverty is stifling dreams and opportunities are scarce.

Missions & Outreach

Commission To Every Nation
Advance the Gospel to every nation

Josiah Venture 
Equip young leaders in Central and Eastern Europe to fulfill Christ's commission through the local church.

Recruit and send teams for long-term service to communities of the Muslim world.

Iris Global
To serve the poor, the destitute, the lost, and the forgotten.

Bible Translation & Dissemination

Faith Comes By Hearing
To record and provide the Word of God in every translated language

Pioneer Bible Translators
To see transformed lives through God's Word in every language and to disciple the Bibleless. 

Biblica - The International Bible Society
Bring the Bible to people in a way they understand, so they can be transformed by Christ and inspired to join His mission for the world.

Humanitarian Aid

Crisis Aid International
Provide life-saving hope and services to the most vulnerable

Doctors Without Borders
Provide medical aid where it's needed the most

Provide loan repayment grants for health care professionals working in developing countries

Mercy Ships 
Hospital ships bring hope and healing to world's lost and forgotten poor.


Global Orphan Project
To break the orphan cycle through the power of community, commerce, and the love of Jesus.

Compassion International
Holistic child development to release children from economic, physical, social, and spiritual poverty. 

Human Trafficking

Agape International Missions 
Rescue, heal and empower survivors of trafficking

Free The Slaves 
Human trafficking, International peace, security

Clean Water

Water Mission
Design, build, & implement safe water, sanitation, and hygiene solutions for people in developing countries.

Hydrating Humanity 
To make the most impact on the poorest communities of the world through clean, safe water projects and hygiene education.

Justice and Legal Assistance

Advocates International
To inspire and mobilize advocates globally to do justice with compassion.

Persecuted Church

Voice of the Martyrs
Serving the persecuted church through practical and spiritual assistance

Religious Material & Broadcasting

Ligonier Ministries 
Religious media and broadcasting to help more people experience the riches of God's grace.