Let's encourage and pray for our missionaries!

Jonathan and Bonnie Moore are serving with SIM in Niamey, Niger. Jonathan serves at SIM’s Niger head office and Bonnie is teaching women in town who have little to no schooling how to read and write in their own language. For current updates on the Moore family, click here.  You can reach them at jonathan.moore@sim.org -or- bonnie.moore@sim.org.

Mark and Patti Bean and family are serving with Wycliffe Bible Translators in central Peru.  They are translating the scriptures into the Quechua language for speakers in theAndes mountains.  Their e-mail address is mark_bean@sil.org. For current news click here.

John and Jo Beth Lee serve with EFCA ReachGlobal. Their team is planting churches in the largest city in the world. Tokyo, Japan is one of the wealthiest cities on earth but is spiritually bankrupt. In a city of 37 million people only 0.2% are followers of Christ. They are building a platform of ministry in Tokyo that is rooted in prayer, Kingdom-minded in their partnerships, and provides opportunity to develop interpersonal skills that fit into God’s mission. For more info, check out their website: www.jojohn.com.

Randy and Wanda Potratz are serving with SIM. Click here for the most recent newsletter or here to see Randy's website. You can also email them at randal.potratz@sim.org or wanda.potratz@sim.org.

John Mark and Sara Sheppard serve as missionaries in Liberia with SIM. They work among the unreached Manya people group, helping believers grow in their faith through discipleship, leadership training and scripture resource development. You can email them at johnmark.sheppard@sim.orgHere is a new ministry video they created and here is an interview Nate Lehner did with them.

Andy Thoman serves with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship  at UW-Oshkosh evangelizing and discipling Professional Students.  Click here to see his website or email him at thomaa02@gmail.com.

KardashovIftikhar and Sevda Kardashov serve in Dagestan, a republic of Russia bordering the Caspian Sea, with help from the Slavic Gospel Association.   You can send correspondence to him to the SGA Office (attention Shirley Davis) or email Shirley at shirleyd@sga.org.

Howard and Marilynn Plucar - Since 1988 the Plucars  have been on staff with ReachGlobal, including serving as regional directors in Asia.  Both the Plucars continue to  shepherd ReachGlobal staff in various ways. Contact them at Howard.Plucar@efca.org.

Short-Term Mission Trips

We have also supported people within our congregations who go on short-term mission trips. If you have a trip planned, you can get an application to fill out here.

Recommended Universities

Trinity Western University is a respected disciple-making academic community preparing leaders in 38 undergraduate programs and 14 masters programs.  Their mission is to develop godly Christian leaders: positive, goal-oriented university graduates with thoroughly Christian minds; growing disciples of Jesus Christ who glorify God through fulfilling the Great Commission, serving God and people in the various marketplaces of life.

Trinity International University is a family of four "schools"--academic institutions all under the umbrella of the university:  1) Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, one of the largest seminaries in the world, 2) Trinity College, a liberal arts college with campuses in Miami and Deerfield, offering a wide range of majors,  3) Trinity Graduate School, & 4) Trinity Law School, one of the few evangelical law schools worldwide.  The university's mission is to “form students to transform the world through Christ,” with core values of Christ centeredness, Comprehensive education, Community, Church connectedness, and Cultural engagement.

Evangelical Free Church District Staff

We also support our Forest Lakes District Office of the Evangelical Free Church. The district website is www.forestlakes-efca.org

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