Dwellings

Dwellings is a charity that builds homes and more for families in need in Roatan, Honduras, and for coffee workers in the mountains of Honduras changing the lives of everyone that is involved in the process. Join me on a home build in Roatan or an Adventure Coffee Tour this November, December or January of 2021. See our website for details.

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Mission/Vision Statement

Building Homes, Changing Lives

Alternative Missions had been doing ministry in Mexico and Honduras since the early 90’s. Dwellings director, Tom Hackett, saw the opportunity to connect people who shared in the desire to serve the poor with those who were in need of housing. Our first Dwellings home was built in Cofradia, Mexico in late 2009, followed by a build in Roatan, Honduras in early 2010. Since that time, Dwellings has partnered with hundreds of volunteers to construct homes in 4 countries.

Today, Dwellings continues to operate in two locations in Mexico and in Roatan, Honduras. Our desire is to partner with churches, schools, businesses, and individuals to impact as many families as possible.

Dwellings Goals

Build Homes / Change Lives.

Organize and mobilize around legitimate need and relationships.

Be driven by compassion and the long term difference love can make.

Build homes that are a fusion of simplicity and quality.

Facilitate builds that are well organized and involve hard work.

Facilitate a great experience for all.

Building a Dwellings home for a family is easier than you think and can be a complete game changer!

Providing a home

Inspires dignity and self respect.

Battles extreme poverty.

Strengthens community.

Frees up money for health and education.

Helps keep families together.

Helps to avert trafficking and migration

Doctrinal Statement

Statement of Faith

We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.

We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.

We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful people, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.

We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life.

We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; they that are saved unto the resurrection of life and they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.

We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.

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