Region: US & Canada

Beader, Julie

missionary

Bio:

On mis­sion to metro Detroit

  • Strengthening church­es
  • Sharing the gospel
  • Serving the com­mu­ni­ty
  • Raising the hopes of a gen­er­a­tion

Details:

Missionary Number: 245

Ministry Focus: Children, Leadership Development, Serving, Women’s Ministry

Region(s): US & Canada

Craig, Ben & Rachel

missionary

Bio:

Benjamin and Rachel were both born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, where they cur­rent­ly live. They were mar­ried in September of 2013 and have a pas­sion for mis­sions, espe­cial­ly chil­dren and youth. They joined WIM in 2014 and are cur­rent­ly serv­ing in the inner city of Cleveland plant­i­ng church­es and train­ing oth­ers to do the same. They are also serv­ing by start­ing and lead­ing min­istries that reach out to the youth and chil­dren, exer­cis­ing their pas­sion to see the next gen­er­a­tion reached for Christ. Benjamin and Rachel hope to con­tin­ue church plant­i­ng in Cleveland over the next sev­er­al years, as God begins to opens doors and provide oppor­tu­ni­ties for oth­ers to come to know Christ.

Details:

Missionary Number: 278

Ministry Focus: Children

Region(s): US & Canada

Powell, David & Sue

missionary

Bio:

David and Sue recent­ly joined World Indigenous Missions. They served on the mis­sion field in Jerusalem, Israel from 1982 to 1984. After return­ing to the USA, they co-pas­tored and suc­cess­ful­ly plant­ed a church in Suisun City in Northern California. They then moved to Southern California in 1991 and taught and preached in a local church in Long Beach, California, to help moth­er oth­er church­es. Both David and Sue have been min­is­ter­ing in the Middle East since 2008.  In 2009 they suc­cess­ful­ly start­ed a min­istry to help oth­er Christian lead­ers and min­istries in the Middle East.  They cur­rent­ly reside in Canyon Lake, Texas, and they love their sup­port­ing church — Genesis Fellowship.

Details:

Missionary Number: 274

Ministry Focus: Reconciliation, Serving

Region(s): Middle East, US & Canada

Steward, Dick & Sue

missionary

Bio:

Dick and Sue have recent­ly joined WIM to be part of the Member Care team. They pre­vi­ous­ly served in a local church pas­torate for almost twen­ty years and about ten years in mis­sions relat­ed ser­vice. For the past sev­er­al years they have served as Member Care facil­i­ta­tors with Heartstream Resources, a mem­ber care orga­ni­za­tion, and now are delight­ed to also be a part of WIM. They will live and serve in Málaga, Spain.

Details:

Missionary Number: 273

Ministry Focus: Member Care

Region(s): Europe, US & Canada

King, Cody & Anna

missionary

Bio:

Cody and Anna work with the youth at their church, help­ing with Sunday night youth group, sum­mer camps and events. They co-lead an out­reach Game Night. This start­ed as part of a Bible small group, but has become a way to con­nect Christians with friends and cowork­ers in a fun, non-con­fronta­tion­al way. Anna vol­un­teers at World Impact Now (WIN) Ministries, work­ing with video edit­ing, resource design and film­ing. Their long-term goal is to go back to Japan as a full-time mis­sion­ar­ies. They believe the best way to pre­pare for that is to be involved in the min­istry of the local church.

Details:

Missionary Number: 250

Ministry Focus: Discipleship, Serving

Region(s): US & Canada

Morris, Jerry & Miok

missionary

Bio:

Jerry and Miok have been mak­ing dis­ci­ples and plant­i­ng church­es as part of World Indigenous Missions since 1983. They have lived and min­is­tered in Mexico, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela. For the last sev­er­al years they have been based in Wilmer, Alabama, where they work with the Hispanic com­mu­ni­ty and have a min­istry called EMPOWER. This min­istry helps peo­ple dis­cov­er their pur­pose in life and devel­op to accom­plish that pur­pose. They also train and men­tor lead­ers both local­ly and inter­na­tion­al­ly.

Details:

Missionary Number: 122

Ministry Focus: Discipleship, Leadership Development

Region(s): US & Canada

Belfiore, Jim & Marilyn

missionary

Bio:

Jim and Marilyn served in Southeast Asia for 14 years. Now in the USA, they are involved in dis­ci­ple­ship, teach­ing, and prayer. They make short term trips over­seas to pray for the work­ers, the nations and the peo­ple groups in var­i­ous coun­tries.

Details:

Missionary Number: 186

Ministry Focus: Discipleship, Teaching

Region(s): Global, US & Canada

Bartz, Richard & June

missionary

Bio:

Richard and June facil­i­tate the KAIROS course in church­es in the USA and are devel­op­ing South East Asia Mission Teams — USA, Inc.  Their work is to mobi­lize resources, to aid and facil­i­tate the many min­istries they helped devel­op in Asia, and to encour­age and provide resources for the min­istry of South East Asia Mission Teams in the Philippines.  They trav­el exten­sive­ly through­out the USA and look for­ward to many years of devel­op­ing sup­port rela­tion­ships for the work of preach­ing the gospel and plant­i­ng church­es among the least reached peo­ple groups in South East Asia.

Details:

Missionary Number: 167

Ministry Focus: Mobilizing, Teaching

Region(s): South Asia, US & Canada

Pugh, Dale & Kathy

missionary

Bio:

Dale and Kathy are char­ter mem­bers of WIM. They lived in Mexico for 17 years plant­i­ng church­es, train­ing lead­ers, and rais­ing three chil­dren.

Since 1998, Dale has served as International Coordinator with WIM. His duties include encour­ag­ing mis­sion­ar­ies serv­ing on the field, help­ing with con­fer­ences, recruit­ing new work­ers and help­ing to imple­ment the train­ing pro­gram.

Since 1997, Kathy has taught Spanish at a Christian school in the St. Louis area. She has tak­en sev­er­al of her stu­dents on short-term trips. Some of her for­mer stu­dents are now full-time mis­sion­ar­ies. She trav­els with Dale when her sched­ule per­mits.

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Allen, Joshua & Jenell

missionary

Bio:

Joshua and Jenell Allen began their mis­sion work with WIM in 2004 by serv­ing in Mexico. During their eight years in Mexico, they worked alongside oth­er WIM mis­sion­ar­ies min­is­ter­ing in local church­es, with youth, and plant­i­ng church­es in indige­nous vil­lages. As a result, they fell in love with the indige­nous peo­ple and have brought their expe­ri­ences with them to California where they now reside. They are cur­rent­ly reach­ing out to indige­nous, migrant, farm-work­ing com­mu­ni­ties in the Central Coast region. They are using the Discovery Bible study method, an induc­tive method of Bible study, to plant church­es in every town along Hwy 101. They are work­ing as a team with oth­er like-mind­ed min­sters and have par­tic­i­pat­ed in the for­ma­tion of Youth and Family Church Network. They are also very involved in min­is­ter­ing to fam­i­lies who have chil­dren with spe­cial needs and are rais­ing mon­ey and aware­ness in order to have a spe­cial needs park built in their area. Their lives are filled with fun each day because of their chil­dren Tiana, Samuel, Cheyenne, and Savannah.

Details:

Missionary Number: 209

Ministry Focus: Discipleship, Evangelism

Region(s): US & Canada