Covenant Supported Missionaries Around the World
Boonchu (pictured with his wife, Seapawn, and son, Spy) grew up in northern Thailand, attended Bangkok Bible College and Seminary, studied at a seminary in Scotland and at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He began working with Mission to the World-Thailand in 2008 and is an active leader within the Karen Baptist Convention in Thailand. Boonchu possesses a passion for leadership training and church planting. He is currently concentrating on five villages in the Karen area training and encouraging pastors to preach the Word.
Biglife began in 1999, initially working in Iran using a baseball platform. Today, Biglife is working in over 30 countries using simple, biblical discipleship practices that empower believers to reach their own people for Christ. Over 250,000 disciples meet weekly in 20,000+ Groups, as this movement continues to grow.
Please pray for the 21,000+ new disciples of Jesus Christ so far in 2016 - Praise the Lord! Pray that each of these new disciples immediately obeys by sharing their story of coming to faith in Jesus, and God’s story, with everyone they know.
Pastor Abou Camara
Pastor Abou Camara serves with New Harvest Ministries International in Gambia, West Africa. New Harvest Ministries International desires to empower and strengthen West Africa church planting efforts through relationships with African national leaders in evangelism, church planting and leadership training. Pastor Camara is one of those leaders seeking to establish a generation of true disciples and worshipers in Gambia. Most of the population is Muslim, while the majority of the remaining population has merely a belief in the traditions of Christianity without a true saving relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.
Jim and Arlene Channell
Jim and Arlene Channell serve with Jesus Radio Worldwide, a Christian internet radio station, broadcasting 24 hours a day, hosted by Jim Channell, and assisted by his wife, Arlene. They aspire to offer the best music and ministries, along with live DJ’s, as many hours as possible. They want to reach a worldwide audience with the gospel of Jesus Christ by using the internet to evangelize and encourage listeners with the best Christian music, teachings, and sharing.
Sharlene (Burkett) and Brian Coker
Sharlene (Burkett) and Brian Coker serve withMissionary Aviation Fellowship in Papua, New Guinea. They share the love of Jesus Christ through aviation and technology so that isolated people may be physically and spiritually transformed by bringing desperately needed aid and assistance to people in remote places. In 2010 the team flew just over 7,300 hours which included supporting 5,200 church workers, 5,700 health and education workers, as well as 500 medevacs. To complete this vital work they operate and maintain 14 aircraft.
Dan and Carol Iverson
Dan and Carol Iverson serve in Tokyo/Chiba, Japan with Mission to the World (PCA). Dan is a church planting pastor, mission team leader, and the Mission To The World (MTW) Japan Director. Since the 3/11/11 tsunami and nuclear plant disaster, their team and Oyumino Church gave birth to the “Grace Mission Tohoku” relief organization which continues to serve in the disaster area. And, the new Grace City Church Tokyo has grown rapidly in numbers, offerings, and depth over the last 1-2 years.
Manfred Kohl is a Special Ambassador with Overseas Council. He preaches and teaches at seminaries all over the world with the purpose of training national pastors to plant churches. He and his wife, Dr. Barbara Kohl, are focusing most of their time in China this year to support church pastors and develop online theological training classes.
Eric and Marilyn Loftsgard
Eric and Marilyn Loftsgard are serving in Managua, Nicaragua with Missionary Ventures International. They partner with The Nehemia Center, House of Hope, andNicaragua Christian Academy. The Nehemiah Centertrains lay and pastoral leaders in an integral, biblical worldview and encourages local, national and international collaboration for a Christ-centered, transformational development of communities and nations. The House of Hope is a vocational center for women who are or have been in prostitution to provide them with a means to make a living and establish them in the Lord. Nicaragua Christian Academy is a Christian school located just outside Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua. providing children with an education firmly rooted in God's truth and in academic excellence.
David and Dialis Romero
David and Dialis Romero serve in Honduras with Missionary Ventures International after being called by the Lord to start the orphanage about 12 years ago. They work with the Honduran government as far as receiving the children. Through generous donations, they have built a kindergarten, prep school, elementary school, and a high school to encompass grades Pre-K thru 9th.
Gary and Phyllis Waldecker
Gary and Phyllis Waldecker have a passion to help Christian leaders around the world increase their Kingdom effectiveness. Working with Third Milennium Ministries, Gary is helping the users of their materials understand and implement them for ministry in their various cultural contexts. Third Milennium Ministries provides Christian education to pastors and church leaders around the world that lack sufficient training for ministry. These needs are met by publishing and globally distributing a free digital multimedia seminary curriculum in English, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Russian and Spanish. These materials are absolutely free at thirdmill.org.
David and Caroline Webb
African Havens is the name given to the several children’s homes in Roodeport, South Africa, operated by David and Caroline Webb. They provide a long-term home, a loving environment, and are the hands of Christ to these children. Children continue to be adopted from these homes. Your Faith Promise Pledge to Missions allows Covenant Church to provide financial support to Child Haven which consists of three 3 bedroom homes with house mothers and volunteers.
Dayspring International As God builds the Church of Jesus Christ in India, Dayspring is all about transforming lives, taking the Life of Christ film, “Dayasagar,” to village after village. Their 2-person team travels on a scooter with all the equipment to show “Dayasagar” in the villages. In 2012 this Life of Christ film was shown to 19 million people. The ministry also starts churches, schools, clinics and training centers to show God’s love in every aspect of a person’s life.
ECHO is a Christian non-profit organization based in north Ft Myers, FL, with offices in Thailand and Tanzania and a research program in South Africa. ECHO provides agricultural and appropriate technology support and training for those working with the poor as they work with over 6,000 organizations and individuals in over 160 countries. Seeking to honor God through hunger solutions.
Marcie Erickson works with Grace Center for Children and Families
Marcie Erickson works with Grace Center Foundation, located in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia uses a holistic approach to helping impoverished families and orphaned and underprivileged children. They love and nurture vulnerable children and women while striving to keep families together. They provide a safe and loving haven to children that have been abandoned and orphaned, and show the love of Christ to all.
Grace Place for Children and Families
Grace Place for Children and Families has a mission to teach literacy, language, and life skills to at-risk children and impoverished families in our communities. Adult English Language Learners (pictured) is one of these programs. Located in Golden Gate city, this faith-based, non-profit neighborhood educational center offers classes to enable the individual to overcome the barriers of poverty and language to reach their goals for school, employment and life.
Mission India assists Indian Christians in planting reproducing churches in a systematic, measurable way. One of their successful methods is through Adult Literacy classes providing illiterates with vital skills to change their lives for the better, and introducing many to the Gospel for the first time. We support one individual Church Planter and a Literacy Project.
Overseas Council partners with seminaries, Bible institutes and other strategic ministries ...to equip biblical leaders to be effective pastors, teachers, evangelists, missionaries and Christian leaders in their own countries. Covenant supports scholarship assistance making a profound difference—one life at a time—for ministry training around the world.
Place of Hope
Place of Hope, was founded in 2000 by Andre and Angie Forges, Place of Hope in Haiti is more than an orphanage; it’s a place where children are loved, nurtured, and encouraged. Currently, 45 children are provided housing, education and spiritual growth. God is glorified through the promotion of Christian worship and the care of the children in Les Cay, Haiti. The campus continues to be developed including dormitory improvements, completion of a church, medical center, school and a vocational training facility.
ScholarLeaders International is focused on developing Servant Leaders for the majority world church by identifying and investing in the advanced theological education of gifted Christian leaders from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. People of all nations will hear and learn to apply the teachings of Jesus Christ—from their own leaders, in their own language, expressed in culturally relevant and dynamic ways.
Share International (SI) exists to share the Gospel and their very lives among the unreached in Sub-Saharan East Africa through training and sending missionary nationals to establish self-multiplying churches that minister to the whole person. Covenant supports three missionaries/church planters minister among the unreached Turkana people of Kenya. http://www.shareint.net