“We desire to aid the local and surrounding communities by the construction of three homes for children at risk, a daycare, offices for professional consultations, and a multi-purpose building where special activities will be organized for youth and their families with the objective of helping them spiritually, physically, and emotionally.”
“Pat and I see a great need for ministry to children on their level. We teach Bible truths through the use of puppets, visual scriptures, stories and games. These use not only a child’s eyes and ears but also their energy. Experts agree that people (including children) remember 90% of what they see, hear and touch. (interact with) We remember 5-10% of what we hear. (no interaction) Our desire is to plant God’s word in their hearts to grow with them as they mature. We know the need in Latin America. Our emphasis is on Honduras but we work in Mexico and Guatemala as well.”
“Every child should have the ability to hope, to dream. Many do not. Too many children live with the harsh reality of poverty, hunger, lack of education, parental loss, AIDS, war and death. These children cannot see beyond the struggle of each day, much less dream. The Dream Project is working with one child at a time to restore Dreams to those who have no hope.”
Rick and Aida both have a genuine desire to preach the gospel to the poor and heal the broken-hearted . In 2003, the Holy Spirit directed them to start missions in remote areas of the Philippines . They live and work among the people they serve and are connected with the tribal peoples of Luzon. Aida is a native of Central Luzon and shares the gospel with Rick in remote regions.
Sid and Kathi Luke have been ministering to Chile and Mexico for over 30 years. They have done all kinds of evangelic ministries including street evangelism, church planting, leadership training, radio ministry, along with earthquake and tsunami relief.
Julia Uliano is a Physician Asistant and Ordained Minister with a passion for helping children in need around the world. Her work began in Calcutta, India, in 1998, when she opened the “Calcutta Hope Home” to provide safe refuge for destitute children. In Brazil in 2000, Julie established a ministry for street children and founded “For the Children International.” Currently in Mozambique, Africa, Julie is ministering with Co-Founder Michael Goodnight through “The Dream Project” to provide care, housing and education for children orphaned by the AIDS epidemic.
Julio is an up-and-coming Church Planter in Honduras and Ecuador. Having been recently affiliated with W.M.E. and taught the strategies to plant churches and disciple others to continue to process he has already planted 6 Bible studies and 4 Churches! We look forward to hearing great things from him in the Kingdom.
Jason and Olivia are preparing to move to Australia to minister. They’ll be partnering with North Gate Christian Church (a member of Australian Christian Churches) to reach out to and serve the Albury-Wodonga community. The planned departure date is the first week of July 2013.
Phil Tappert is originally from Michigan, but has also lived in Florida and Texas! He has been a missionary serving in France for 26 years. His CFU ministry reaches out to some 80,000 French and foreign university students at the University of Montpellier there in France.
Paul and Donna Tocco, founders of Word Ablaze Ministries, have been missionaries to Kenya for 20 years and have been World Missions and Evangelism affiliate missionaries for more than 10 years.Originally from Pennsylvania, U.S.A., the Tocco family moved to Kenya with their two children, Ashley and Jason in 1993 and later adopted Josiah in 2001, who presently lives with them.
Randy & Linda serve as the strategy coordinators for the Latin America Church Planting Movement. The project began in 2008. As of November 2012 there were 184 churches and 82 other Bible studies as a result of this project.
Keith and Juanita work with the Honduras Church Planting Movement. Keith has served as assistant strategy coordinator throughout the process and has been powerfully used of God as we have seen 184 churches planted in the first 4 years.
In January 1998, the Hardins travelled to Kenya to begin their work in Njoro Bible College, where they served as as teachers and administrators. The Hardins have continued to serve in biblical training and education.
Michael and Heather Walker have been married twenty years and are the proud parents of four beautiful children: Beracah, Judah, Josiah, and Charissma. They work in Botswana, Africa, doing friendship evangelism, church planting, and youth work.
“Noemia and I along with our son Daniel live and work in Mozambique. Mozambique is in Southern Africa bordering 6 countries and the Indian Ocean. The country has about 23 Million people and the official language is Portuguese. We work in the community with children and families to help them and show them God’s love. We believe that God’s love will change their lives and restore them to who He made them to be. We help to provide clean water sources, school supplies, food and mentor youth in the community.”