Flanery, Gene & Gloria



Gene and his wife Gloria have served as mis­sion­ar­ies with World Indigenous Missions for over twen­ty years. Their first assign­ment was to Mexico where they moved in 1983 after study­ing Spanish and Latin American cul­ture. After suc­cess­ful­ly plant­i­ng church­es in Tampico, they moved to the Philippines in 1987. Gene pro­ceed­ed to learn Cebuano, the moth­er tongue of more than 26 mil­lion Filipinos. After six fruit­ful years of min­istry, they trans­ferred to Manila. There he start­ed a unique min­istry to the Sikhs resid­ing in the Philippines.

Gene earned a Certificate of Inter-Cultural Studies from Asian Theological Seminary in 1995. He lat­er com­plet­ed a master’s pro­gram in Christian stud­ies. He became an instruc­tor for Asian Center for Missions in 1995 and taught mis­sion­ary anthro­pol­o­gy and cross-cul­tur­al church plant­i­ng for three years. Over two hun­dred Asian stu­dents took those class­es and many went on to estab­lish effec­tive min­istries through­out Asia.

Gene cur­rent­ly resides in Kansas City, Kansas, with his wife Gloria and their four chil­dren. He is involved in a mis­sion out­reach to the 40,000 Latinos liv­ing in his city. He is also the adjunct instruc­tor of Spanish at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, Missouri.



Missionary Number: 120

Ministry Focus: Church Planting, Discipleship

Region(s): US & Canada