CURRENT MINISTRY: Natives of Kenya, God has directed Pastor Kefah and Edinah to begin a ministry through their church. They were connected to Lone Rock Bible Church by way of the internet. Two men from Lone Rock were able to visit them in August of 2013 and see first-hand the ministry that God has given them.
CONTACT: Randy Turner - email@example.com
ZANABRIGA, Filemon & Martha - Mexico
Kevin & Lavinia, Israel
CURRENT MINISTRY: Kevin works among Messianic Jews, Arab Christians and other international Christian students who are studying in Israel. Part of their ministry is training/encouraging Christians on how to reach to Jewish and Muslim students around them. They look forward to helping the students live out Acts 1:8. Pray for he and his wife for their growth together in ministry and the Lord's provision as they raise additional funding.
CURRENT MINISTRY: David and Neli are currently serving as missionaries in several different ministries of Rio Grande Bible College. They serve in the radio station of the RGBC. David is also now the V.P. of Education for the Bible college and together they are involved in the international outreach and ministry development of the college.
CONTACT: 4300 S. Hwy. 281- Edinbug, TX 78539 - firstname.lastname@example.org
LOYOLA, David & Neli - Texas
A & A - Brazil
CURRENT MINISTRY: A & A are both involved in Bible teaching, discipleship, and encouraging the use of “heart music” in worship within local churches. They teach at a Bible School as well as lead workshops in various communities as opportunities arise.
CONTACT: Because of the need of anonymity, contact can be made through the LRBC office.
MILLS, Bill & Karen - Leadership Resources International, Illinois
HEGE, John & Wendy - Alaska
CURRENT MINISTRY: John & Wendy minister to the youth in Alaska. John is the associate director of Covenant Youth of Alaska (CYAK). It takes time and consistency to gain an audience with natives from this area. John and Wendy sponsor and hold staff training retreats throughout Alaska. Their primary focus is training leaders through relational outreach and discipleship.
CONTACT: John & Wendy Hege - 16635 Centerfield Dr., #202 - Eagle River, AK. 99577 - email@example.com - cyak.org
CURRENT MINISTRY: Their romance “sparked” after a move to Portland, OR. Resulting in marriage and a team working with the students at Oregon State University. They now live and serve in Portland, OR.
CONTACT: Stacy & Holly Gorton - 7845 SE 103rd Ave, Portland, OR. 97266 - firstname.lastname@example.org
GORTON, Stacy & Holly - Oregon
DAILEY, Lloyd & Suzette - Montana
CURRENT MINISTRY: In the fall of 2008 Lloyd and Suzette accepted the position as Camp Director at Camp Utmost, 12901 Utmost Way, Greenough, MT. 59823.
CONTACT: Lloyd & Suzette - 12901 Utmost Way - Greenough, MT. 59823 - email@example.com
THOMAS, Kefah & Edinah - Kenya
CURRENT MINISTRY: Through God's directing, Filemon came to faith in Christ while working in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana. Lone Rock Bible Church was able to come to his aid and loved him through many struggles. God is now using Filemon and his wife Martha to minister in Filemon's home state of Oaxaca where he is an itinerant pastor. Pray for the Lord's provision and direction through medical challenges and guidance as the seek to do His will.
CONTACT: Randy Turner - Missions Pastor @ LRBC
ODANGA, Peter & Juddy - Kenya
CURRENT MINISTRY: The Odanga's are involved in the evangelism and discipleship of youth. Their ministries include Bible clubs in public schools and churches, sports outreach, Islamic outreach, and prison ministry. Peter is also serving as Field Director for Word of Life in Kenya.
CONTACT: Word of Life Ministries - PO Box 600 - Schroon Lake, NY 12870 - firstname.lastname@example.org
MATTINGLY, Melissa - Georgia
CURRENT MINISTRY: Melissa is now working with New Tribes Missions at their Georgia headquarters. With her former serice on the field in Indonesia, she is very skilled in improving the over all effectiveness of NTM's international efforts.
CONTACT: Melissa Mattingly - c/o New Tribes Mission - 1000 E. First St. - Sanford, FL 21771
GONZALEZ, Armando & Ellie - Mexico
CURRENT MINISTRY: Luke and Erin work with Word of Life in Johannesburg, South Africa. They have the privilege of working with the Discipleship Training Center Students. They also have the opportunity to individually disciple students from W.O.L. Luke and Erin also help coordinate and plan retreats and camps for students in South Africa.
CONTACT: Luke Lace - W.O.L. South Africa - P.O. Box 600 - Schroon Lake, NY 12870 - email@example.com
CURRENT MINISTRY: Their primary ministry is called TNT (training national trainers), where they equip national pastors and leaders to teach God's word with God's heart. These pastors then teach others, who, in turn, teach future generations of leaders how to mentor more indigenous leaders. This work is flourishing throughout Asia. the South Pacific, Latin America, Africa and the former Soviet Union.
CONTACT: Leadership Resources - 12575 Ridgeland - Palos Heights, IL 60463
Lone Rock Bible Church
VARELA, Julio & Alma - Texas
CURRENT MINISTRY: Julio and Alma are missionaries that areboth involved in teaching at the Rio Grande Bible Institute. Alma teaches in both the Language School and Bible College. Julio teaches Bible, Daniel, Revelation, Greek I and Greek II as well as being the school registrar.
CONTACT: RGBI - 4300 S. Hwy 281 - Edinburg, TX 78539 - firstname.lastname@example.org
OLVERA, Jon & Trish - Texas
CURRENT MINISTRY: The Olveras have recently relocated to their agency's headquarters near Dallas, TX. Their experience on the field in Honduras will be employed in improving efforts to reach Hispanics in the U.S. and abroad.
CONTACT: CAM International - 8625 La Prada Dr. - Dallas, TX 5228 - email@example.com
CURRENT MINISTRY: Armando and Ellie are continuing the work began by Janet West in Ahuehuezingo, Mexico. Their primary focus is reaching children through Bible clubs in Mexico. The ministry currently reaches between eighty and one hundred children from two to twenty years old as well as adults who come to the club. The Lord has also given them the opportunity to start a church in Ahuehuezingo. Pray for strength and closeness for he and his wife as they minister together.
CONTACT: Mexico Mission in care of Simms Community Church - PO Box 141 - Simms, MT 59477
LACEY, Luke & Erin - South Africa
ROMANS 10:13 - 15
13 . . . “Whoever will call on the name of the Lord will be saved.” 14 How then will they call on Him in whom they have not believed? How will they believe in Him whom they have not heard? And how will they hear without a preacher? 15 How will they preach unless they are sent?" (NASB)