Stateside Church Planters & Partners
the Chappells | Longmont, CO
Justin Chappell and Paul Ranheim serve as team pastors at Redeemer Longmont, which launched in 2021. Redeemer Longmont’s aim is to plant multiple churches in N. Colorado, and to embody the redeeming story of Jesus Christ for the good of all people, places, and things.
The Turners | burbank, ca
Harvey Turner has been a pastor and church planter for over 20 years. He now pastors All Souls Church, which is a re-plant of a church that was planted nearly 80 years ago. All Souls hopes to make an impact for Christ in the city of Burbank and the greater Los Angeles area.
The winninghams | puyallup, wa
Noah Winningham planted Sufficient Grace Church in 2020 after feeling called to lead a church-planting team to the South Hill of Puyallup, Washington. They are excited to see what God will continue to do through this group of people He has called on mission to the South Hill.
the rainieris | Long beach, ca
Nick Ranieri planed Gospel City Church in Long Beach, CA in 2021. The vision for Gospel City Church is to see those that are far off from Jesus be brought near to Him. Gospel City is a diverse community of Christians that pursues the unchurched and invites them to experience the goodness of Jesus and believe the gospel.
The sheahans | La Grande, OR
Tanner and his wife and kids moved to La Grande in 2017 to plant Christ Church. Starting in a small concert venue in downtown, God then opened the doors for Christ Church to move into their own building, where they will continue their mission to preach the gospel of Jesus and to be disciple-making disciples, as they seek to establish a church-planting church.
The Collins | SLo, CA
Ben Collins planted Antioch Church in San Luis Obispo, CA in 2022. The church started as a Bible study with their neighbors, and since then they've seen hearts and households transformed by Jesus. Their prayer is that the Lord would continue to bring life and light to and through the people of Antioch to the city of San Luis Obispo.
the coppenraths | ontario, ca
Stephen Coppenrath has served in a variety of roles within the local church since 2004, and most recently planted The King's Church in Ontario, CA in the fall of 2022. The King's Church aims to be an outpost of Christian community devoted to loving their neighbors, serving each other, and honoring King Jesus in all that they do.
the rajus | virginia
After serving as a missionary in India with his wife, Sam Raju began Engage International, a ministry that focuses on evangelism undergirded by apologetics, discipleship, and equipping Christians to engage culture. His team speaks at universities, schools, and churches across North America and Asia, and reaches hundreds of thousands online.
The mendells | Ook
Arlan & Cathy Mendell and Pastor Bonface direct Orphanages of Kenya, a small, non-profit ministry with a passion to care for needy children. The orphanage provides the children with a warm and comfortable home, clothes to wear, three meals a day, caretakers who love them, and most importantly, they are given the gospel and a solid Christian education.
the harrisons | boise, id
Doug and Ruth Harrison joined Mission Aviation Fellowship in 2004, serving first overseas and now at the MAF home office near Boise, Idaho. God uses their spiritual gifts of exhortation, service, and discernment to help weary and distressed missionaries to “stay the course.”
Overseas Missionaries & Global Partners
the mourneaus | slovenia
Josh and Kristen Morneau serve with Josiah Venture in Ljubljana, Slovenia. They work with local churches to help train and disciple young leaders to fulfill Christ's commission in their churches and communities, and also help these churches develop and run evangelistic outreach ministries for youth, including weekly programs and summer camps.
the ferros | guatemala, city, guatemala
Lucas and Paula Ferro have been missionaries in Guatemala since 2011. The Ferros planted Grace Community Church in 2019 where Lucas serves as pastor and Paula is in charge of the Sunday School program. Lucas is also currently serving as the Executive Director of Ministry at AMG Guatemala.
the reimers | guidelight
The Reimer family founded Guidelight (formerly The Elisha Foundation) in 2005 to serve the needs of families affected by disability. Since that time, they have evolved from family retreats to now offer training on disability and international programs, strategically providing training and outreach in cross-cultural contexts where disability-related resources are scarce, and stigma often marks those impacted by disability.
the taylors | the middle east
The Taylors have been serving in the Middle East for the last 10 years, and planted a church in their city where there were few believers, almost no gospel witness, and no churches. Their continued conviction is to strengthen their local church by sharing the gospel with all, gathering those who believe, and making disciples in the context of the local church, while also seeking to strengthen regional churches and plant where there are no churches.
Sebastian Forjan and his family moved to Radovljica, Slovenia in 2006 to start a youth ministry there. Out of this group they planted an evangelical church in an area with no known believers. The Lord is opening doors in their region and his church is still growing. Their vision is to see the northwest part of Slovenia reached with the gospel of Jesus Christ.
the P family | global partners
The "P" family serves overseas on a regional leadership team, which includes doing field visits to provide needed encouragement and coaching. Please pray for them as they minister to the many needs around them, sharing the hope they have in the gospel. Email the church office for their contact information.
the wicks | slovenia
The Wick family has served in Radovljica, Slovenia since 2012, and more recently began working with Guidelight. They are excited to work with the local church in ministering to the special needs community, and are hopeful that God will create some wonderful connections with families deeply impacted by disability and that this will lead to gospel conversation.
After many years of serving as missionaries in a different country, God confirmed a new direction for the Smith family in early 2020. They are now serving at a church in the Middle East where they are thankful to be able to help make disciples. Mr. Smith is also part of the teaching staff at a local seminary where he can help train those who desire to lead the church.
the mcclains | republic of georgia
Working with a fellowship of national believers, the McClains hope to see a gospel church planted in each of the 6000 villages across the country. They spend time ministering to orphans and widows, and have also established an English school as another outreach, which is a fairly intense program that has continued to grow.
the puente-navarros | spain
The Puente-Navarro family helped plant Faith Baptist Church of Seville in 2012, as well as a new ministry 2016 which is currently being redeveloped after the pandemic.They hope to see more people come to Christ and more disciples being made, to continue training more leaders for the local church, and to bless more church planters all around Spain with encouragement and fellowship.