01 Baptist World Missions
Barry and Anita Beiles
Barry and Anita Beiles have served as missionaries in Spain with Baptist World Mission of Decatur, AL since 2003. They lead the Evangelical Baptist Church of Arenas de San Pedro in the Avila region of Spain, seeking to grow it and guide it to self-supporting status with a national pastor.
02 Grace Dental and Medical Missions
Bryan and Emily Bell
Bryan Bell is the Executive Director of GDMMissions
Bryan grew up as a “missionary kid” spending the bulk of his youth in the Democratic Republic of Congo and later in Zambia. Emily and Bryan meet at Northland Baptist Bible College while training for the ministry and were married in July of 1996. Bryan & Emily served as missionaries to Botswana, Africa from 2001 to 2006. In June of 2007 Bryan & Emily joined the ministry of Grace Dental and Medical Missions, Inc. Together they have enjoyed opportunities to serve the Lord on mission fields around the globe.
03 Baptist Mid-Missions
Dean and Julia Blood
Ministry: Church planting, Discipleship
Location: Juneau, AK
Dean and Julie were working to plant Bethany Baptist Church in Juneau, Alaska. They have served with Baptist Mid-Missions since 1992. Through much prayer and support of several churches, Bethany Baptist Church broke ground in May of 2013 to build its first church building. In May of 2014 Bethany Baptist Church changed its name to Riverside Baptist Church at the dedication service of the new building. The name change was made because of its new location on Riverside Drive and being on the river's edge. Dean is the Pastor.
04 Gospel Furthering Fellowship
John and Kim Caputo
Ministry: Campus Fellowship
John and Kim Caputo have been involved in campus ministry for a number of years, and they have recently joined GFF. Previously, they worked at West Chester State University, West Chester, PA; that work has now been turned over to a local church. Now they are establishing a work at Millersville State University, south of Lancaster, PA, and are very encouraged by the initial results. Campus ministry is not so glamorous, but it is much needed. Perhaps nowhere else in America is there such an assault on 'anything Christian' as the college campus!
05 Baptist World Missions
Don and Chris Dillman
Ministry: Furlough Replacement Missionaries
For most of 2016, the Dillmans served full-time at the Clermiston Baptist Church in Edinburgh Scotland, replacing the Landonust while they were in the States until August, then they filled in for Jon & Isobel Dygert, missionaries with Baptist Mid Missions in Grangemouth, Scotland. As of January 2017, they are back in Scotland starting a new church, distributing gospel fliers in several villages and small cities, and will directing their efforts to the most responsive areas, as they remain totally reliant on God's aid, direction and grace.
06 Shalom Ministries
Craig and Lauri Hartman
Shalom Ministries, Inc. was founded in 1996 and born out of a need to reach the 2 million Jewish people of the New York metropolitan area. New York, which has been largely neglected, has the greatest population of Jewish people for any given city in the world. The New York based ministry has been stirred to challenge churches to have a burden for and develop an outreach to the Jewish people in their communities.
Craig Hartman, Founder and Director of Shalom Ministries, Inc., is a New York attorney and a gifted communicator with a God-given vision to reach his people with the Gospel. Born of Jewish parents and reared in the Bronx and Queens, Craig has developed an effective outreach to the Jewish people in the New York area.
07 Baptist Mid-Missions
Ross and Cathy Hodsdon
Ministry: Translation Consultants with Bibles International
2016 update: The Hodsons are stationed in Maine due to heath reasons but they are still coordinating with translators from Thailand - Akha translator and working through Skype to complete the book of Psalms. They completed the Warao translation in Venezuela. They also continued work with the Falm Chin from Myanmar to translate the Old Testament and complete the quality checks.
08 Baptist Home Missions
Fred & Mary Mitchell
Ministry: Church planting in North Carolina
Fred Mitchell assists Pastor Twigg at Shadow Ridge Baptist Church. Fred is a missionary who has teamed up with this ministry to lead the music and work with the youth ministries. Fred brings 30 years of rich experience to the ministry. He has served in California, New Mexico, Georgia, and Puerto Rico, and he also spent eight years establishing churches in England.
Mary taught for 16 years in Christian schools, and she also taught missionary children in Hawaii and the Philippines.
09 International Baptist Missions
Mike and Gail Mestler
Ministry: Church planting, Bible College, Leadership training, Children's ministry
The Mestlers have been planting Independent Baptist Churches and training national leadership in Nairobi, Kenya since 1993. They have planted four churches. Two of the churches are independent of missionary status. Mike, together with four other missionaries established the Independent Baptist College of Ministry in 2009. He is the college’s Dean of Students. The Mestlers also had brief teaching ministries in India and South Sudan.
10 Gospel Fellowship Association
Quezon City, Philippines
Jeanne Raymond has had a lifetime burden for teaching. For 10 years she taught in Christians schools in the US. Seeing a need to come alongside missionary families by educating their children, she applied as a missionary to GFA.
Jeanne spent her first two terms working closely with the Potts family in Quezon City. In May 1998 she moved to Paranaque, a suburb of Manila, where she helped Gary and Edie Jones begin Lighthouse Christian Academy. She also taught a girls (college and career) Sunday school class at Lighthouse Bible Believers' Church, went on visitation and held Bible clubs. During this time she continued teaching English classes at Bob Jones Memorial Bible College in Quezon City.