MEM: Zane Pratt | International Missions Board

 Zane Pratt was elected vice president for global training in November 2014. For twenty years, he served as an IMB church planter and regional leader in Central Asia. From 2011–13, Zane was dean of the Billy Graham School at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he currently serves as associate professor of Christian missions. He […]


MEM: Bob & Joanna Graham | South Africa Children’s Resiliency Project

Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for approximately 10% of the world’s population, but 70% of all HIV-positive people live there.  In Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, and Zimbabwe, current estimates show over 1 person in 5 between the ages of 15 and 49 is living with A.I.D.S.   Our Purpose is to…Build and completely furnish 3 bedroom homes at […]


MEM: Andy Crone | Awana Northeast Missionary

Andy and his wife Jennifer are missionaries to the Northeast through Awana Northeast and are serving in the Maine & New Hampshire areas. If you have questions about their ministry, email them at Also see about helping them out financially by clicking this link. Listen to Andy’s full interview by clicking the “podcast” button below. If […]


Giving Principles: Priorities By Adam Miller

“Just as you should give faithfully to your local church, you should give faithfully to the organizations that minister the gospel to you regularly.” As people become more unstable in the economy, it can be difficult to talk about charitable giving. When individuals are already paying over 40% of their income in taxes, they are […]


MEM: Phillip Jackson | SEND International

  Philip and Lynn have served in Macedonia since January of 1995. They have three children, Anni (‘94), Gabe (‘98) and Sam (‘00), all of whom have loved growing up in Macedonia. The Jacksons’ assignments have included church planting, leadership training, and mission area leadership. Philip and Lynn are presently focused on a new church […]


MEM: Gary LeBlanc | Mercy Chefs

  Mercy Chefs provide professionally prepared, restaurant quality meals for victims, volunteers and first responders in national emergencies and natural disasters. Our team is experienced in bringing relief following hurricanes, flooding, tornadoes, earthquakes, wildfires and national emergencies. When Gary LeBlanc founded Mercy Chefs in 2006 he could have never imagined all that God would do […]


MEM: Matt Nowery | Samaritan’s Purse – Iraq

Matthew Nowery began working with Samaritan’s Purse in 2005. He spent five years working with the persecuted church in Sudan. There he spent time researching and documenting the atrocities committed against the Sudanese church by the government of the North. He used that information to develop a program that enabled the construction of churches that […]


MEM: Chaplain David Robbins | Solid Rock Ministries

  Reaching. Raising. Restoring. The mission of Solid Rock Ministries is simple: reaching men and women with the gospel, raising them to maturity in Christ, and restoring them to be productive members of society. Chaplain Dave Robbins In the Spring of 1980, after running from the law in Massachusetts, Dave was arrested and taken to Green […]


MEM: Andy Keener | Wycliffe Bible Translators – Senior Director of Global Partnerships

Andy and Lori Keener serve with Wycliffe Bible Translators. They grew up in Pennsylvania and were called into the ministry of Bible translation around the age of 20. They first served in Central America, researching Bible translation needs among Caribbean people that speak Creole languages. Later, they spent 9 years serving the Teribe people in […]


MEM: Joel & Karin Gray | Serving In Missions – Burkina Faso

  The Institut Missiologique du Sahel (IMS) is helping mobilize the African church for mission. The Institute’s one year program equips church leaders in French-speaking West Africa to direct mission agencies and train new missionaries. While the Mission Institute is located in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, students spend a lot of time learning in field-based experiences. […]


MEM: Joe Karabensh | Missionary Flights International

  When he was 13 years old, Joe committed his life to Christ at a Christian family camp in Mt. Hermon, CA. He later attended Westmont College and gained a burden for missions while on summer mission trips to Mexico and Kenya. He graduated Westmont in 1985 with a degree in Religious Studies. His interest […]


MEM: Jaime & Maria Ayala | Wycliffe Bible Translators | Lima, Peru

  Maria and Jaime serve the Bible translation movement in Peru in some very strategic areas. Jaime serves on the Americas Area Leader Development team, supporting key leaders in the Bible translation movement through training, coaching, and team building. He also works with churches and mission organizations to promote the mission movement and to encourage […]