Ron & Jerry Childs, moved with their children to Nigeria in 1977. From their beginnings in the remote village of Emu, where there was no electricity or running water, to their days as the director of All Nations for Christ Bible Institute International, they touched many lives and trained many pastors. They worked alongside Archbishop Benson Idahosa for 15 years before launching out to Niger in 1992. With a pioneer vision of raising up an indigenous church, Ron and Jerry founded Vie Abondante.
This ministry is responsible for launching multiple churches, orphanages, Bible Colleges, and training centers for ministry. They also partner in the digging of wells, with the goal of establishing wells in every village in Niger.