Reaching the Nations
As the Church, we are called to preach the gospel and take care of the poor locally, nationally and globally. One of the ways we do that is by financially supporting strategic missions efforts around the world.
"Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” - Matthew 28:19-20
Life Outreach International
LIFE Outreach’s Mission Feeding ministry is taking much needed food to areas on the continent of Africa where war, famine, drought and poverty have taken their toll on the people. Food factories in Mozambique and Angola are providing enough food to feed more than 400,000 starving children, mothers, elderly people and people with disabilities each month. By constantly moving into areas of crisis and helping to sustain lives until crops are re-established, Mission Feeding continues to be one of the most effective feeding outreaches in the world today.
Lifewater is a nonprofit organization that informs individuals and groups of one of the greatest challenge our world faces, the need for safe drinking water. They strive to cultivate a greater understanding of how the lack of accessible clean water threatens the welfare of individuals, leading not only to the demise of their health, but also exhausting their time, energy, and financial potential. Lifewater fulfills their mission by creating a vocal platform built from athletic endeavors that attract overwhelming interest and media exposure. They then convert that attention into inspiring and equipping others to give of their resources, commitment and voice to bring clean water projects to people in need across the world.
Jerry & Jana | Love Botswana
Jerry & Jana have served the people of Central and Southern Africa since 1987. The vision of Love Botswana Outreach Mission is to inspire, build and launch people through faith, integrity, relationships and excellence that will purify, transform and ignite individuals to impact the nations.
Michael and Chrisi Shead love people. Since they were kids they have had a heart for missions and the desire to introduce people to Jesus Christ. Chrisi is a registered nurse and Michael has served as a church staff member and now pastor for eight years. After years of ministry they are now stepping on to the mission field where they will be helping ASELSI provide Bible training, medical care, and team support to the people of Guatemala. In 2011 they were joined by their firstborn son, Hudson, and in January 2013 welcomed their daughter, Jubilee, both born in Guatemala City!
Joel and Amy Doorlag have been faithful partners with Radiant Church for many years. In October of 2014 they responded to the promptings of the Holy Spirit to move their family to Cap-Hatian, Haiti as missionaries with Children of The Promise. Their Christ-centered mission is to provide excellent physical, spiritual, emotional, educational & economic care for at-risk children and families in Haiti, empowering the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Their main delivery avenue is provided through Agape Flights if you are interested in sending care packages or encouraging gifts.
Brother Abraham pastors New India Church of God, which was established with a call of God to evangelize the nation of India. This ministry was started in 1976 in the southernmost tip of India and has grown to encompasses 22 different states of India and beyond with over 4,000 churches , 15 Bible training centers, along with vocational training schools, orphanages, and a refugee home.
Since founding Marriage Today in 1994, Jimmy and Karen Evans have encouraged and coached countless couples in building rewarding marriages and healthy homes. With more than 50% of unions in America ending in divorce, the Evans are committed to sharing proven truths that can make the most troubled marriage good, and any good marriage great. They bring more than 25 years of experience equipping and teaching couples, accomplishing Marriage Today’s mission to restore the dream of marriage in America.
Visionary Pastor, Wayne Benson, and his wife, Kathy, founded Paraclete Ministries in 2000 with the goal of coming alongside pastors and missionaries in the U.S. and around the world. Their passion is to serve the Kingdom of God through investing their wisdom and experience into the growth and health of local churches and ministers. Paraclete Ministries provides in-depth mentoring, assessments and on-going strategic coaching for the advancement and development of leaders.
Established in 2008, the A21 Campaign exists to abolish injustice in the 21st century with a focus on slavery, human trafficking and sexual exploitation of minors. This organization assists with the prevention of trafficking through awareness and education programs. They protect those who have been trafficked by building shelters and transition homes, assist with the prosecution of traffickers and partner with local law enforcement and community members in order to strengthen every aspect of anti-trafficking efforts and to see this injustice abolished.
Established in 1967, Jewish Voice Ministries is dedicated to proclaiming the Gospel of Yeshua (Jesus) to the Jew first and also to the Nations throughout the world, in accordance with Romans 1:16. The Good News is proclaimed through television, monthly webcast, print and online media, international festival outreaches, medical clinics/humanitarian aid to the Lost Tribes of Israel along with speaking engagements to teach local churches and congregations about the Jewish roots of our faith
The mission of the Kalamazoo Deacons Conference is to share the love and hope of Jesus Christ by meeting the physical and spiritual needs of people in crisis in the Southwest Michigan community. This organization shares Christ’s love through donations of clothing, furniture, household items, personal care items and emergency financial assistance.
Since its humble beginnings in 1933 by founders Jake and Anna Hildebrand, the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission has been offering support to those less fortunate in the Kalamazoo area by providing meals, clothing, emergency shelter and most importantly, showing the love of Christ.
John & Karla have been missionaries in Mexico since 1985. They have dedicated their lives to promoting a missions revolution and a new leadership culture in Latin America. Through Global Outreach Ministries, they have established Bible training centers to prepare leaders and currently provide financial support for full time pastors. Todos Deben de Saber (Everybody Ought to Know) motivates Latin American youth to become involved in world missions, mobilizing them on short-term mission trips and mentoring them for ministry in the nations of the world.
Carrie has been a part of Radiant Church for many years. She found a home here while attending WMU and decided to stay in the area after graduation in order to continue to be a part of this vibrant church family. For the next chapter of her story, God is moving her to Nicaragua to serve with Young Life, a world-class organization dedicated to reaching young people with the love of Christ. Nicaragua is one of the poorest countries in the Western hemisphere and Jesus is on the move there! Young Life is thriving and hearts are being transformed by the gospel. Carrie will be reaching out to teenagers in Nicaragua and communicating ministry stories from across the nation to an international audience of supporters. Check out her blog!
Paul and Marcy work in the Philippines with the Church Multiplication Coalition, a church planting movement with a vision to have a church within walking distance in every village or neighborhood. The CMC is a coalition of Christ followers from numerous church affiliations that supports the pastor networking efforts to plant reproducing churches in several countries, including the Philippines. Paul and Marcy serve as board members and help coordinate evangelistic efforts in the form of evangelistic and healing concerts.
Rick & Denise are dedicated to taking the Gospel to the nations of the world that were formerly dominated by the Soviet Union. Their call is to preach truth to the lost and to establish the Church of Jesus Christ. Rick’s ministry has a radio broadcast reaching thousands, including many in countries that are closed to the Gospel, and he has planted churches across the nations.