We believe Jesus Christ is the hope of the world and His love calls us to be His witnesses to the world. That’s why we go beyond our borders by supporting trusted global partners who provide practical acts of service and share the good news of Christ.
Bill & Lydia Allshouse
World Gospel Mission (WGM) – Mexico
Bill serves as Country Director in Mexico for WGM and Lydia serves as the mission treasurer. The couple works closely with the Mexican National Church and are involved in helping new church planting projects, ministerial training, praise & worship, friendship evangelism and community outreach through humanitarian projects.
Mike is currently the Kid Ministries Coordinator with WGM as part of the Member Health Team. This team ministers to the WGM family by raising their awareness of holistic health through the ministry of presence, caring, encouragement and training. Mike specifically assists missionary families by working directly with their junior high, high school and college-age children. CLICK HERE to visit Mike's ministry blog.
Donna serves as Communications Coordinator for Charrette |Berlin, a new initiative of EFCA ReachGlobal. Charrette’s vision is to cultivate 150 global partnerships working together to catalyze 100 gospel initiatives throughout Berlin, Germany in 10 years. Along with keeping the website, blog, EFCA periodicals and ReachGlobal Link updated, she works on two Partnership Summits each year and also meets with the women on the team to encourage their walk with the Lord and their relationship with their families in a cross-cultural setting.
Joe & Julie Cox
Joe and Julie serve with Enduring Treasure Ministries. ETM helps God’s people connect with the principles of God's Word in a way that results in effective ministry leadership. They do this through leadership training, written and online resources, individualized coaching and short-term international ministry. Their primary geographical focus is the US and East/Central Africa.
Joe's email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike & Debby Edwards
EFCA ReachGlobal– Berlin And East Germany
As team leaders for ReachGlobal in Berlin, Mike and Debby focus on discipleship and leadership development, building strategic partnerships, multiplying Gospel initiatives (church planting) and mobilizing short and long-term workers. The team’s desire is to see the city of Berlin transformed by the power of the Gospel such that it has a regional and global impact for Christ (Acts 19).
Al & Terri Frank
Al is EFCA Regional Associate Superintendent and Church Planting Missionary for Missouri and Arkansas. The vision is to plant Evangelical Free churches in every part of Missouri and Arkansas to reach all kinds of people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to help existing churches transform their communities for Christ.
Kevin & Sarah Frick
The Navigators Navy Ministry - San Diego, CA
While Kevin is serving active duty for the US Navy in San Diego, CA, the couple serves with The Navigators Navy Ministry focusing on one-on-one discipleship. Kevin and Sarah’s mission is to train fellow believers in Christ and equip them to go out and make disciples of their own.
James & Diane Gleaves
New Tribes Mission
As former missionaries in Latin America, James and Diane serve New Tribes Mission by speaking at churches, youth camps and colleges to inform Christians in the Midwest United States about the needs and opportunities in missions. Their focus is mobilizing Christians to get involved in reaching unreached people groups with the Gospel.
Scott & Erica Goodyear
Athletes in Action – St. Louis, MO
Scott serves Athletes in Action – St. Louis with the desire to bring the good news to every college athlete and build spiritual movements of multiplication on campuses across the St. Louis Metro Area, St. Charles County and Southern Illinois. Athletes in Action’s campus ministry exists to boldly proclaim the love and truth of Jesus Christ to every college athlete in the US and the millions they influence.
Justin & Ashley Guest
World Gospel Mission (WGM) – Talanga, Honduras
Justin and Ashley serve as missionaries with Project Manuelito, a project that rescues street children in Honduras. The goal is to rescue, educate and professionalize the children in an attempt to break the cycle of child homelessness. Ashley teaches English and Bible and Justin teaches Computers and Physical Education. Their main responsibility is just being there for the 40 children who live at the project.
Justin's email: email@example.com
Ashley's email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Todd & Kristi Hiltibran
Todd is an Associate Leader for ReachGlobal Europe, where he leads a group focused on developing strategic partnerships to multiply transformational churches around Europe. Kristi is elementary principal at the International Christian School of Budapest where she impacts the lives of missionary, business, diplomatic and local Hungarian families around Budapest.
Steve & Toby Hopper
Throughout their ministry as a pastor and missionaries, Steve and Toby have had a great heart for training, mentoring and encouraging pastors and their wives. The Hoppers currently serve with Global Training Network, where they provide training, resources and support for pastors and wives in several countries around the world.
The Hopper's email: email@example.com
EFCA ReachGlobal- Czech Republic
Josh serves as the English Outreach Ministries Coordinator for the ReachGlobal Prague City Team in the Czech Republic. He oversees the communication and preparation of various incoming short-term American teams to Czech, helps plan English outreach events and directs weekly English Clubs for high school and college-aged students. Josh also encourages, challenges and creates opportunities for Czech Christian students to serve and lead in programming intended for outreach to the unchurched. CLICK HERE to visit Josh's blog.
Luke and Betsy Kruse
Our vision and end goal is to plant a self-sustaining and mature indigenous church in a remote and unreached tribe in Asia-Pacific. Our ministry will include, but not be limited to: building deep relationships, linguistic analysis, creating an alphabet, teaching literacy, translating the Bible into their heart language, evangelistic teaching, discipeling and helping medically where possible.
Chad & Cheri Lawrence
Cru International at USC and USLA
Chad and Cheri work in Los Angeles with international students at USC and UCLA, where there is the largest number of unreached internationals in the US. They work with Campus Crusade for Christ—now known as Cru International—to give students a chance to hear the Gospel message by discipleship and training so students, in turn, can live out the Great Commission.
David & Sharron Mathis
The vision of ReachGlobal–Haiti is to see an indigenous disciple-making, multiplying church within walking distance of every Haitian that demonstrates and engages in the transforming power of the Gospel. As missionaries with ReachGlobal, David and Sharron partner with nationals who desire the same, equipping them to minister to their people and bring change to their community. CLICK HERE to visit their blog.
Sharron's email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dave's email: email@example.com
Galen & Cindy Miller
Campus Crusade for Christ
Originally from the St. Louis area, Galen and Cindy Miller now use their 30 years overseas and stateside experience with Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) to help train StoryRunners.org international traveling teams based in Orlando, FL. These 4 person teams lead 5 week “School of Storying” workshops. They disciple & develop both 20 heart language local workers and 42 passage Bible story sets for non-literate disciple-makers/church planters. Ninety percent of Cindy's focus is currently local home-based ministry with their with their three daughters’ worlds in 4rd-12th grades. CLICK HERE to visit their blog.
Steve & Marion Spencer
African Bible College, Malawi
Steve and Marion Spencer are serving in Malawi where Steve teaches at African Bible College and serves as Director and Academic Dean. When Steve, Marion and their then 4-month-old son arrived in Malawi years ago, the college consisted of 50 acres of maize fields and wild animals. Today, ABC is a four-year, liberal arts college with campuses in Malawi, Uganda and Liberia where they train, nurture and develop Africa’s next generation of Christian leaders. Marion serves as hospitality and social coordinator for staff and students.
Matt & Cheryl Storer
Matt currently serves as President and CEO of VisionTrust. He travels a few weeks out of the month, visiting the children and local leaders overseas as well as running the ministry. Cheryl serves as receptionist at VisionTrust headquarters in Colorado Springs and enjoys assisting Matt with his duties. The Storers have four children–Sophia (19), Madeline (17), Olivia (15), and Matthew (12). They love to serve on mission trips whenever they can.
Ron & Bonny Thiesen
Youth With A Mission (YWAM) & International Christian School of Budapest (ICSB)
Ron and Bonny serve YWAM in a mentoring role after 20 years of experience in discipleship training. Ron also serves at the ICSB teaching science and Bible. ICSB serves missionary families and is also an outreach to Hungarian and other international students that attend ICSB, but are not necessarily believers.
Rich & Susan Trca
Through EFCA ReachGlobal Europe, Rich and Susan serve in partnership with God’s people in Central Europe by leading the ReachGlobal Prague City Team; developing coaching relationships with church planting core groups of Czech and Central Euopean church plants; teaching and mentoring students at the Evangelical Seminary in Prague and leading the ReachGlobal Europe Church Planting Work Group.
Rich's email: Richard.Trca@efca.org
Brooke VanZandt serves with Overland Missions in Zambia, Africa, a ministry committed to taking the gospel of Christ to the most remote and forgotten places on earth. With Overland Missions, Brooke is an expedition leader for short term mission trips. Brooke will begin leading trips in Zambia and eventually lead trips in other nations as well. CLICK HERE to visit Brooke's blog.
Brooke's email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary Ann Vest
Mary Ann serves the 1,000 international students attending Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO. As part of ISI’s campus staff, Mary Ann joins a team who reaches out with the love of Jesus by working to orient and acquaint the students to their new home and cultural experience.
Mary Ann’s email: email@example.com
As a field missionary for MCYM, Ashley serves military teens by building relationships with them; introducing them to Jesus Christ and helping them become more like Him. Ashley also participates in weekly club meetings and Bible studies as well as annual camps, retreats and service projects for grades 6 – 12.
Ashley's email: firstname.lastname@example.org