SHANE & KATIE
Their family is privileged to serve in a creative access nation where they get to see the local church growing, maturing, reaching out to their neighbors and influencing their country. Their main focus is education in the English language, so if you are interested in teaching in a beautiful and strategic place where God is on the move, they could help you get started!
BOB & SYDNEY BIDDULPH
Bob and Sydney, serving 40+ yrs. with One Mission Society in Madrid, Spain, are involved in evangelism, discipleship and pastoral counseling. Their passion continues to be introducing people to the Lord Jesus, disciplining mature believers, and helping people work through numerous traumas.
JOSH & MAGGIE GHRIST
Josh and Maggie Ghrist serve as the Mission Director of Lighthouse for Christ Mission in Mombasa, Kenya. After 12 years of service, and raising their three boys (Matthew, Caleb, and Jordan), they are confident that God has directed their steps into this role and call Kenya “home”. Josh oversees the three arms of the mission- the eye clinic, the Bible school and the fellowship of churches. Maggie serves as Teams and Hospitality Coordinator for their ever-growing mission.
TIM & TONI GHRIST
Tim is a field partner with the Lighthouse for Christ Mission residing most of the year in Mombasa, Kenya. He helps to oversee a one-year Bible School that trains about 20 young people and pastors in the Bible, English, ministry skills, and employment skills. He also overall tries to encourage all of the students to have a vital relationship with Jesus. In addition,Tim also helps local pastors plant churches in South East Kenya.
GREG & DENYSE
Greg and Denyse are helping to facilitate a dynamic Disciple Making Movement in a Southeast Asia country which has penetrated 50 Unreached People Groups and has spread to 16 other Asian countries. Over the past 12 months, an average of more than 5,000 people a month have come to faith through this movement. The total number of people who have come to faith through this movement is now more than 159,000!
TRACE & CHRISTA HAGLER
Trace and Christa, along with their four children, Aidan, Rebecca, Andrew, and Annalise, serve alongside Mexican nationals to evangelize and establish churches among the indigenous unreached people groups of Oaxaca. Christa also works in an outreach ministry to women who work in prostitution in Oaxaca. They have started a drop-in center for the women where outreaches take place and classes for the women are taught.
ROBERT & DEBBIE HALE
As a Senior Field Coordinator for Wycliffe Bible Translators, Robert’s task is to come alongside field partners in Francophone (French-speaking) Africa in the design and management of translation projects. The Senior Field Coordinator leads a team of Field Coordinators who provide a means of accountability for projects, both in terms of finances and progress toward stated goals. While the primary focus of these projects is Scripture translation, they also involve literacy, Scripture Use, training of nationals, language survey, as well as technical and administrative services. The Hales consider it a blessing to still be involved in bringing the Scriptures to those without it in Francophone Africa where they lived and worked for 11 years.
CHAD & SERINA HOLLOWELL
Chad and Serina’s ministry with United World Mission is to provide for missionaries and leaders spiritual retreats, come along side as “companions of the soul” in mentoring relationships, and offer guided resources for engaging the deep love of Christ in serving His mission to redeem a people for His name in every tribe, tongue and nation. Leaders and churches that Delight God and Surprise the World! They seek to offer Christ to the lost anywhere they are engaged, discipleship of those new in the faith, and formation and leadership development to those engaged in missions and Christian ministry. Chad serves in organizational leadership to assess and adapt to the rapidly changing world of missions so United World Mission continues with relevance and excellence.
MALCOLM & JEAN HUNTER
Since retirement, Malcolm and Jean continue to be active in ministry travel…
M&M have worked for the past 25 years with helping to plant home fellowships in a country where the church is very young. They have a special focus on helping the church grow in the knowledge of the Word of God, seeking to establish firm foundations. Besides teaching and training, they are involved with writing and distributing materials that are geared specifically to the needs of young believers in this part of the world to help them grow in their faith.
ROBBY & ROSE ROBERTS
Robby and Rose are church planters in central Italy and disciple future young leaders…
LYNN & TARRIE
Lynn & Tarrie are majoring in language cultural study. They desire to facilitate effective communication of the gospel to the people in the region who have a Buddhist worldview.
ANDREW & ANNE
Andrew is an international translation consultant working under the auspices of The Seed Company, a partner organization of Wycliffe. In this role he trains and mentors local language speakers to become translators. He also helps to train and mentor other expats or national colleagues to become more competent translation consultants through one-on-one mentoring, and through workshops and seminars. From 2019 forward, Andrew will be focused on helping two languages finish their OT manuscripts and check them in preparation for publication.
Anne works in HR for Wycliffe. She assists families work toward resolving a variety of personal issues which have required them to leave their field of service. The goal is to help them if possible return to the field.
DOUG & AMY WILLIAMS
Doug & Amy, with their children, Lilly, Zachary and Story, spent a year in Bologna studying Italian. They recently moved to Cernusco Sul Naviglio, near Milan, Italy to work in full time discipleship and church planting.
BRICE & SAMANTHA WILSON
Brice and Sam are with Extreme Response International, a non-profit organization that focuses on orphans and vulnerable children, women’s empowerment, providing educational access, and leadership development. They strive to offer hope to the people they work with, the greatest being hope in a Savior who longs to spend eternity with them. Brice is the Regional Director for Africa, shaping the direction and vision of the region while investing in the staff, the Dream Centre afterschool program, which provides education reinforcement to primary school students, and strategically connecting with community-based ministry partners. Samantha serves in the Dream Centre, helps mentor young ladies who are on staff or serving with Extreme Response for a short time, and assists Brice with staff development and care.
DANIEL & KACY BRISTOL
Daniel and Kacy Bristol, along with their daughter Veda, are excited to serve the Lord as missionaries through Mission Aviation Fellowship in Indonesia. Daniel’s role as a pilot/mechanic will be to provide flights to remote areas to support missionaries and ministry —a task that can save days of travel. He will also fly community development supplies including Bibles, building materials, schoolbooks, and other essential cargo. Whether it is a medical evacuation flight or a supplies transfer, Daniel will use these opportunities to share Christ’s love with the isolated people he will encounter. Kacy will be focusing on creating a warm and inviting home not only for their family, but also for other missionary families and local women in their community. To contact Daniel & Kacy; www.maf.org/bristol
Rob and JEN Derksen
SOUTH EAST ASIA – YOUTH WITH A MISSION
Rob is working with Oral Bible Translation projects with a focus on oral people groups in South East
Asia. He also helps train and coach people in how to run an Oral Discipleship School aimed at
teaching the Bible and Biblical principles through stories. Jen’s focus is using poverty alleviation
projects, including micro grants and loans, to provide employment for vulnerable and at-risk
women and to disciple them in a Biblical worldview.
S.S’s focus of ministry is relationship evangelism and discipleship…
LARRY & JOLENE ALLEN
Larry and Jolene are responsible for the oversight and training of national and international students who then go forth as missionaries. Presently, they have sent out missionaries from School of the Bible (SOTB) to multiple countries throughout the Americas, Eurasia, Australia, and Africa.