Both Steve and Wilma had accepted the Lord as their Savior early in life: Wilma was led to the Lord in the fifth grade by one of her Sunday School teachers, and Steve was twelve years old when he was saved under the ministry of the Christian Service Brigade. In addition to her experience overseas as a child, Wilma had spent a summer working with SIM in Niger while in college. After college, Steve worked as an administrator and teacher… Read more.
E & K serve as full-time national staff with Campus Crusade for Christ in the Holy Land. They are laboring to reach Jewish-Israeli university students with the Gospel and discipling believing students to do the same. E’s marketing experience and background as a graphic designer uniquely equip him as head of the internet outreach ministry. E & K’s labor for the Lord in the Holy Land requires an extra amount of sensitivity due to the existence of a zealous anti-missionary… Read more.
Ben and Renee are in India with the purpose of sharing life and Jesus with the high caste people group. Their goal is to learn the language, be a part of everyday life, and share Jesus with those they meet with the hopes of establishing a church someday. Ben is searching out business opportunities and Renee is using her dance skills at a ballet company. Both are making great progress in their language skills.
Birney and Nancy teach at Faith Academy in Davao City, on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines. Nancy is teaching 1st grade while Birney teaches high school art, drama and journalism. Please pray: for Nancy’s students, children of missionaries, as they are away from their parents; and for ways they can witness and reach out to the Filipino people. Birney and Nancy are passionately committed to the team concept of Bible translation as a means of opening doors to… Read more.
Bruce and Carol’s main ministry is Bible teaching to amaZioni who make up about 65% of the population in Swaziland, Africa. They are both involved in ministry at Zion Bible College. Bruce is in charge of teaching and Carol does the administration/registrar work. They promote ZBC by visiting amaZioni churches, giving them an opportunity to know them and to build trust so they will attend the college. They have also invited the amaZioni pastors/leaders into their home to further these… Read more.
Scott and Lisa were appointed as Association of Baptists for World Evangelism’s (ABWE) first missionaries to Ukraine. Their home is in the capital of Kyiv. By God’s grace over 1,700 Baptist churches have been established in Ukraine over the last 15 years. Today the next step is beginning to unfold – Ukraine emerging as a sending nation of missionaries, taking its place in global mission. Their role is advance scout for the CEEMed region. The work consists of identifying, resourcing,… Read more.
Dudley and Inge are serving in Swaziland at Zion Bible College. Dudley will be teaching Bible Survey and other basic classes to pastors of the amaZioni churches. Inge will be exercising her administrative skills in the ZBC office. Their current commitment is for two years. Contact information: Dudley & Inge Donaldson email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org TEAM PO Box 969 Wheaton, IL 60187
Their purpose and goal: plant churches in the Middle East that have a desire to reach others with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, discipling new believers and equipping them to do the work of ministry (2 Timothy 2:2). Their plan: – Learn to communicate through formal Arabic language study – Learn to be culturally sensitive and appropriate – Build relationships through: – Teaching English – Medical education – Medical aid/relief – Business/vocational training E-mail: email@example.com
Tim and Kathy are church planting in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Additional areas of service include: – Pastoring Christian Community Church. – Developing local leadership for ministries in Luxembourgish, English, Tagalog and French. – Giving encouragement to European colleagues with Biblical Ministries Worldwide. Many thanks to the many faithful friends at Maranatha for your prayers and support! Tim & Kathy Heijermans 9, rue de l’ Alzette L-3396 ROESER Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Tel.# 011-352-36-95-83 Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
David & Sara Hopson Mission Board: World Venture People Group: Albanians in the Balkans Ministry: Leadership development, theological education, compassion ministries and evangelism. Contact Information: David & Sara Hopson Dhopson@worldventure.net
Brandon and Hannah are serving Christ in Eurasia. They are involved with community development programs among rural, Muslim villages with the hopes of seeing an indigenous, reproducible fellowship established.
Steve and Shelly Larson are involved in equipping the churches in the Myanmar region through training of pastors and ministers and supporting their efforts. In Bhamo, they are also involved in supporting an orphanage where nearly 90 orphans live. The local churches are not able to fully meet the needs there. The efforts are to first get the orphans into a family who can adopt them as part of their own household. This sometimes requires financial assistance to the family… Read more.
Through TransformAsia, Cambodia’s children can gain hope, dignity and a vision for the future through the love of Christ. More than 42 percent of Cambodia’s current population is under 15 years old. It has become common for families to sell young girls and boys into brothels where they are broken down and forced into the country’s pervasive sex trade. Recent surveys indicate that as many as 55,000 girls are trapped in sexual slavery in Cambodia. The problem can seem overwhelming.… Read more.
Kevin and Allyson minister to the Tokuni people in Papua, Indonesia. Contact Info: Kevin & Allyson Martin Box 334 Wamena 99503 Papua, Indonesia email: email@example.com
Jeff and Christie have a passion for the local church and for producing disciples who make disciples. They began their formal ministries working with students at Cornerstone University, Baptist Bible College, Judson University, and The Moody Bible Institute. From there God led them to develop and grow a small group ministry and serve on the pastoral staff at Harvest Bible Chapel in West Olive, Michigan for five years. God has converged their love for students and the church in this… Read more.
Steve and Stefanie are sharing Christ in East Asia. Contact Info: Steve & Stefanie c/o PIONEERS 10123 William Carey Drive Orlando, FL 32832
John and Rachel Reaser are planting churches in Mexico. After working six and a half years with the church plant in San Juan del Rio, the Lord has blessed them with solid leadership capable of carrying on the work of the church. They are thankful for that and are excited about the new direction and projects the Lord has placed on their hearts and in their paths. They are working in partnership with Maranatha Bible Church on developing a network of new church plants… Read more.
Carl & Laura Ralston Remember Nhu’s ultimate goal is to eliminate the exploitation of children in the sex trade industry throughout the world. Four objectives keep us anchored to that vision… 1. Meeting PHYSICAL NEEDS: A child with little to no shelter, little to no food, and not even basic medial care is a child at risk. Meeting the physical needs of children protects them from the sex trade. 2. Meeting EMOTIONAL NEEDS: A child disconnected from the loving care… Read more.
Bill is a surgeon at Kapsowar Hospital in an area of over 200,000 people. Laura raises funds to help improve the education of orphans in their area. Bill is seeing more and more patients who are coming for reconstructive surgery, from those with burn contractures, to patients with cleft lips and palates, to those with traumatic injuries. Many of these patients have few resources and options for care. The hospital continues to try and find ways to help the patients… Read more.
Andy and Holly are serving in Kiev. The seminary expansion project moved forward without delay. The outer shell of the new building is up and it looks very impressive. Also, Kiev Seminary matriculated two classes of students, a group of pastors/church planters and a class of Christian Education students. Andy will teach an Old Testament survey course (Genesis through Esther) to both groups combined, there will be about 45 students at one time . . . now that’ll be a… Read more.
Vicente and Anna Ruiz are working with a church plant in Mezcales, Mexico. This church, Path of Salvation Church, was started through the witness of Steve and Sylvia Slifko leading Vicente and Anna to Christ over a decade ago. Since that time, Steve and Sylvia have gone yearly to Puerto Vallarta to disciple and visit with the Ruiz family. In the last few years it became very evident to Vicente that he was called to be a pastor. This is… Read more.
Igor Velikanenko was born in Moldova. His life was problematic due to circumstances in his early childhood and poor decisions throughout his teen years. He came to Christ in 1992 following an early release from prison and a vow to God to serve Him if he were released. Igor wanted to learn more about God, so he became a student at the Doneck Christian College where he met his wife Kristina. Kristina became a believer through one of her friends… Read more.
Josh and Sara are working with Italian Ministries USA, a growing field-based network of like-minded missionaries in and from Italy. The aims for this organization are: 1) To do all that is possible to facilitate the spread of the Gospel in Italy. 2) To provide support structures to assist missions to and from Italy. 3) To facilitate the developing of a vision for mission in Italian Evangelical churches. Italian Ministries USA is particularly committed to facilitating fellowship, communication and collaboration… Read more.
World Help exists to fulfill the Great Commission and the Great Commandment through partnering, training, helping and serving, especially in the unreached areas of the world. They provide humanitarian aid, child sponsorship, Bible distribution and church planting all over the world. Contact information: Vernon Brewer World Help PO Box 501 Forest, VA 24551
Since reading God’s Word in high school changed Jen’s life, she went to Baptist Bible College, where she decided to pursue a future in discipling women in truth. From 2001-2010, she was blessed to serve at Maranatha Bible Church, discipling young women and seeing many grow in their relationship with the Lord. She sensed God leading her to Cambodia after a short visit in 2009, and arrived in Phnom Penh in 2012, where she is studying the language in order… Read more.