Some of the little ones we sponsor at Rebana House of Joy

Who We Are:


We are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, registered with the United States IRS and the state of Georgia, devoted to helping indigenous ministries find and place needy children in loving orphanages and children’s homes so they might be loved, cared for, and given hope for new life in the love of God.

What We Do:

We support orphanages and children’s homes across Indonesia with our finances, resources, and our people & partners. As we grow, we plan to sponsor, build, and/or help expand these in cities across the Indonesian archipelago. We currently sponsor two orphanages on either end of the Indonesian islands- Rebana House of Joy on West Timor, and Hope of Nations Children's Home on Sumatra (pictured above). In 2018, we are beginning support of a new ministry to street and refugee children in Jakarta and Kupang.


We funded the construction of a community medical clinic on the site of the House of Joy last year, in partnership with the Indonesian Baptist Hospital of Batu, Java. We've built a community playground at HoJ, expanded and furnished new space at HoN, and installed many amenities such as ceiling fans, washer/dryers, and other necessities at both homes.

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How We Do It:

  1. We support and serve alongside our partnering orphanages, as they work to discover and assimilate children into their facilities.
  2. We assist in providing the children with shelter, food, clothing, education, and structure, in a loving, safe environment. The leaders at Rebana House of Joy and Hope of Nations Children's Home are made up of dedicated leaders, trained in caring for children, and they are passionate about ministering to these precious, vulnerable young people.
  3. We help expand existing facilities, assist in the development of new ones, and seek to support and partner with other orphanages we discover that are under-resourced.
    4. We send teams over at various times each year, to aid the nationals in their work of improving the            lives of the children they currently care for, and as they seek out others to help as well.
Meet The Team:
Dr. Ben Abraham- Founder & President

Dr. Ben is a family physician in Snellville, Georgia. A native of Indonesia, Ben's family is of Chinese/Indonesian descent. His ancestors emigrated from China to Indonesia as merchants. His parents came to faith in God as a result of the witness of Indonesian missionaries. Ben's father, Titus, went on to help establish numerous churches around Jakarta. That godly heritage was passed on to their children.
From an early age, Ben has had a great love for world missions. He has led medical missionary efforts across Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe and South America and has assisted in raising funds for medical, educational and other services to families and orphanages in Asia and elsewhere. When not practicing medicine, Ben enjoys planning mission trips and serving in his local church. Ben has four children- Michelle, Travis, Scott, and Jillian. 
Rob Brooks- Executive Director

Rob has been a vocational pastor since his early 20's. Rob trusted God at the age of 15, after seeing the change in his parent's lives when they came to faith. Rob devoted his life to the ministry at age 18, and has been a licensed, ordained minister since 1988. A graduate of Georgia State University and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Rob has served as a youth pastor, children's pastor, and teaching pastor at several churches over the years. Currently a writer for motorcycle magazines and a history teacher at Dacula Classical Academy, Rob still has a great love for seeing children and young people come to faith in God and be grounded in His Word. Rob has helped lead mission and church-planting efforts in Romania, Russia and Indonesia. 
Rob is married to Lisa, who also serves as our bookkeeper and auction coordinator, and they have two grown daughters, Ansley and Kelsey.
Greg & Michelle Curnutte- Board Members
  
Being Dr. Ben's oldest daughter, Michelle grew up with a great love for missions herself. Having trusted God at a young age, Michelle has served in children, youth, and college ministries at several churches, campus ministries and a private school. Michelle has helped lead mission teams to Alaska, Mexico, and England, and has served on teams in South America, the Middle East, and Asia. Currently, Michelle is a stay-at-home mom to her and Greg's daughter, Hannah.
Greg has extensive experience in college ministry as well as family and counseling ministry. Greg holds a degree in Psychology and a Masters in Education, is a licensed counselor in the state of Texas, and currently serves as the Associate Minister of Counseling at the Julianna Poor Memorial Counseling Center in Houston. Greg has traveled throughout Eastern Europe, the Middle East, an across Asia on a variety of mission efforts. 
Jeanne McLarty- Board Member

Jeanne has a great love for children and missions.  Jeanne has worked as a preschool teacher, Asst. Director, and Director for the past 27 years.  She is co-author of a series of ten preschool - Kindergarten text books and has conducted preschool teacher training classes for the Georgia Preschool Association.  Jeanne trusted God at the age of 10 and has served as the leader of Journey children’s program, has served on local missions with Refugee Beads and has been on multiple mission trips to Russia and Indonesia. Jeanne spent a month in Indonesia conducting training in several cities in the summer of 2015.  Jeanne is married to Terry, who himself has also helped lead mission trips all over the world and currently helps plan our yearly trips, and they have two grown children, Lori and Joshua, and five grandchildren.
Josh & Adrienne Crosslin- Indonesia Emissaries Emeritus
Josh and Adrienne spent a year as our official 127 Legacy emissaries in Indonesia. They aided the work at Rebana House of Joy in Kupang, Timor, reported on the clinic construction, and spent time with our Hope of Nations children's home in Minas, Sumatra. They both brought many years of missions experience to their work for us, and we are thankful for all they have accomplished. In the future they will help us lead and/or prepare teams for service in Indonesia.