Ministry in the Dominican Republic
Our ministry in the Dominican Republic is with all Emergency Services (Police, Fire, EMS). We partner with Score International, who has a strong missionary base in the Dominican, to be able to share the Gospel to police officers, firefighters and paramedics, who would otherwise have no exposure to it. The Brothers Without Borders team already has a working relationship with 16 fire departments and 12 police departments, and continues to not only provide training and resources, but shares the Gospel and cultivates relationships.
The team not only travels to police and fire departments, but also to schools and orphanages, providing fire prevention training and sharing the Gospel of Jesus to them. The team was also able to install smoke detectors this past year in an orphanage that were generously donated by Suburban Oxygen Supply in Amherst, NY.
Once the Brothers Without Borders team leaves, the work does not stop. Brandon and Mike wanted a group that really invests in people. Felix Fils, a missionary from Score International, has been appointed as Director of Dominican Outreach with Brothers Without Borders, and works with al of the departments. Felix has a total of three ministers working with him, and each minister oversees three departments and their discipleship programs. The Brothers Without Borders team also hosts a Bible study with the companies on a bi-weekly basis, and continues to build a relationship with them and reports back to the Brothers Without Borders leadership team on the progress.
Each department has had decisions to accept Christ, and departments are now bonding together like never before. Each department was once its own entity, not wanting any help, but since Brothers Without Borders has started their mission, walls have come down and departments are now working together! The team does not just do a week trip and then return year after year and start fresh, the work continues even when the team is stateside. Please see the interactive map below to see Brothers Without Borders outreach in the Dominican Republic.