Songs For Saplings: Interview with Dana Dirksen

Songs for Saplings is a non-profit organization that is providing music that clearly communicates Scripture and its rich truths in clear, memorable, and very enjoyable ways. The music was written by Dana Dirksen. Her initial goal was to help her children understand and memorize Scripture. Over time, the projects grew and Dana has completed eight […]

Fostering Hope | Interview with Jonathan Reid

  Many see the foster care crisis and believe there is no hope for real change.  Many see an inevitably bleak future for the children in care. Many do…but not all. Fostering Hope envisions a different kind of future. We see a day when:  A culture of adoptive and foster care permeates the local church […]

MEM: Gary Wilkerson | World Challenge

  Gary Wilkerson is the President of World Challenge, an international mission organization that was founded by his father, David Wilkerson. He is also the Lead Pastor of The Springs Church, which he launched in 2009 with a handful of people and the church is rapidly growing by God’s grace. He has traveled nationally and […]

MEM: Peter Greer | Hope International

  Peter joined HOPE in 2004, following extensive education and experience in the field of microfinance.  Prior to joining HOPE, Peter worked internationally as a microfinance advisor in Cambodia, technical advisor for Self-Help Development Foundation in Zimbabwe, and managing director for Urwego Community Bank in Rwanda. As an advocate for the Church’s role in missions […]

MEM: Mark Gauthier | Vice President of CRU

  Mark Gauthier serves as Vice President of Cru and is the Executive Director of Cru’s US Campus Ministry. He has been on staff since 1986, beginning with 10 years as a chaplain at Harvard. Mark and his wife Kristi moved their family to Orlando in 1996, where he began serving on the executive leadership […]

MEM: Greg Pyles | Mission Aviation Fellowship

Greg Pyles work as a Regional Manager, Advocate Wing for Mission Aviation Fellowship in Nampa, ID.   MAF operates a fleet of 53 light aircraft from 15 bases in six countries in Africa, Asia, Eurasia, and Latin America. Their pilots save valuable travel time and cover seemingly impossible distances in minutes or hours compared to […]

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 […]

MEM: Phillip Jackson

P and L Jackson 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. P and L 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 […]