Adopt a Missionary

Adopting a missionary could mean a commitment to pray for that missionary through the year, or to support them financially. We’d love for you, your family or your small group to take a look through our missionaries and select one you’d commit to.

Questions? Email us!

Janet
Janet Balajthy

Janet serves as Interim Vice President and Director of Collegiate Ministries for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. She gives leadership to staff across the country who seek to fulfill the mission of students and faculty transformed, campuses renewed and world changers developed.

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Brian & Chris Davidson

Working with SIM as mission mobilizers with students at Liberty University, including working with the LU Center for Global Engagement. Brian and Chris meet with students who are going on our SIM short-term mission trips, are involved in Global Focus weeks and Global Retreats, and are mentoring students through the process of finding God’s call for them in missions.

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Malick & Feluine Fall

Malick and Feluine work for MIW, an itinerant ministry among the Wolof trying to follow Jesus’ example by going from place to place to teach, disciple, encourage
the Wolof believers and seekers in Senegal.

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Farrokh
Fred & Annette Farrokh

Fred Farrokh is a former Muslim who is involved in sharing the Gospel with Muslims and training Christians to share the Gospel with Muslims.

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Bob & Marleen Ford

In partnership with the International Ministries at Penn State, Bob and Marleen  seek to share the good news of the gospel of Jesus Christ with international students, disciple them to maturity, and equip the believers to return to their home country to share the gospel with others.

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GarrettsCorey & Katie Garrett

The Garretts live in rural Senegal working with the Wolof people. Corey is focusing on transcribing the Wolof Bible into Arabic script, while Katie serves as the SIM Senegal Personnel Coordinator.

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Neale & Barbara Goetsch

Now residing in the States, Neal and Barbaraa travel back several times a year to the UK for periods of ministry with the international fellowship in Loughborough, England.

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Paul & Clare Hudson

Paul and Clare recently returned from ministry in Thailand with SIM. Paul is now moving on to medical ministries for SIM USA and SIM  International, while Clare serves in member care and counseling.

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John & Laura Iamaio

John and Laura,are reaching out to thousands of college students in Rochester with Cru (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ). We are committed to building caring communities of young people all across our city, who are passionate about connecting others with Jesus Christ.

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James
Kep & Debbie James

Kep leads Bolivian pastors through an intensive training program. The pastors are growing in their ability to preach and teach the Bible, do Biblical counseling, and understand church ministry and pastoral leadership.

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Lal
Gulshan & Mema Lal

Gulshan teaches among unreached peoples groups and trains future leaders in South Asian through the ministry called Asia Concerns International.

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Lynn & Rose Lindquist

Lynn and Rose work for a Christian Camp in the French Alps using the ministry to tell people about the Lord, encouraging them in their walk, giving them a place to rest, interacting with others through a large variety of activities and learn about God and the relationship He longs to have with each one of us.

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Rene & Faustine Mbongo

As West Africa Area Director for Partners International, Rene regularly visits ministry partners, encouraging them and consulting with them on issues of leadership, organizational development, and ministry outreach. All the ministry partners work among Muslims through evangelism, holistic witness, and leadership training. Faustine coordinates the women’s ministry of Inter-Senegal Mission and is a master trainer of Bible storytelling for women in West Africa.

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Bill & Priscilla O’Byrne

Bill & Priscilla O’Byrne have lived and ministered in Saint Petersburg, Russia, with Church Resource Ministries (CRM) since 1993. Bill teaches Spiritual Formation and Biblical Studies, directs research projects and participates in conferences at Saint Petersburg Christian University. SPCU provides the platform from which Bill mentors Russian ministry leaders. Bill also directs CRM’s spiritual formation ministry, called Imago Christi, mentoring and training ministry leaders worldwide.

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Andy & Jan Ott

Andy and Jan serve as recruiters for Wycliffe Bible Translators, looking for people with many different skills to help finish the task of translating the Word of God in over 1800 language groups worldwide that haven’t even started.

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Parker
Joe & Badeen Parker

Joe is director of OM’s Help Ministries which is our humanitarian aid ministry including medical teams, water filtration and well digging, eyeglass ministry, building teams, school supplies, micro business development, teaching seminars on first aid, personal hygiene, HIV/AIDS and poverty elimination.  Badeen is on medical leave and works with Joe when possible.

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Randall
Mark & Kristin Randall

Kristin and Mark serve as the Northeast Regional Directors for Athletes In Action, the sports ministry of Campus Crusade For Christ International. They offer leadership to all the AIA staff on college campuses from NY to Maine. The mission is to give every student athlete on every college the opportunity to know Christ, build the believers in their faith, and send them out after graduation to be lifelong leaders for Christ.

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Sallee
Larry & Shirley Sallee

The Sallees serve with Wycliffe Associates to support Bible translation. Currently, they are working on enabling anyone, anywhere to translate the Scriptures into their language using only a mobile phone or tablet.

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Scheel
Dan and Kim Scheel

Dan and Kim Scheel work in Ethiopia, as a mission builder and a family nurse practitioner.  Dan builds needed buildings and makes renovations to existing ones at the SIM Langano mission station.  Kim oversees the SIM Langano Health Center, as well as a small, remote mission clinic at Makki among the Mursi people.

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Shishak
Tuisem & Margaret Shishak

Tuisem and Margaret work with four schools in Nagaland and Manipur, Indo-Myanmar region, to provide education from K-12 to graduate degrees.

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Stewart
Laurie Stewart

Laurie Stewart serves as Programs Support Director with Mercy Ships, the world’s largest non-governmental hospital ship. Laurie oversees several land-based capacity building programs including a patient recovery center, a nutritional agriculture training program and a leadership course for local business leaders, pastors and government officials.

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Joel & Barbara Trudell

Joel and Barbara work in the development of the unwritten, minority languages of Africa so they can be used in Bible translation, literacy, and development work.

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Kevin & Amy Wells

Kevin and Amy teach and disciple missionary kids who attend Rift Valley Academy, a missionary boarding school in Kenya, as their parents share the gospel throughout the continent of Africa.

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