Come, follow me.
Giving a voice to those without a voice.
The Next Generation
Training and developing gospel bearers for the next generation.
The Local Church
Partnering with and investing in God’s expression of hope in the world.
Reaching the world by becoming the heart of the city.
You remember the H.E.R. series. By now you probably have a pretty good idea of how we feel about women. But we’re not just putting women in leadership here, our desire to honor, empower and respect women is reaching around the world.read more
Deb Pinyerd shares about volunteering with Royal Family Kids Camp: “Little Campers, Big Campers, Support Staff – we all are shaped and changed by this Camp. Working with these kids I have realized that even though our stories are messy, heart breaking and typically not fair, His hand is in it.”read more
Asher Tuggle shares about his time in Corpus Christie doing clean up from Hurricane Harvey: “It was amazing to see God using us to make an impression on the kids [and] give the worship leader hope for what his kids could grow into, just by us showing up and singing some songs with people we may never meet again.”read more
On Sunday we sent a group of our students off to Cortez, CO for the week. We thought you’d enjoy an insiders view of the all the fun. So Mark has asked a few students to give daily updates on the trip.read more
Connect with our missions team.
Partners serving The Vulnerable
Alvin & Susan Low
Serving the Marginalized
Alvin is the Director of Church Planting and President of ACTS International. The Low’s ministry involves planting churches among the unreached peoples of Asia through equipping indigenous missionaries.
Sharyn ministers to military women through Cadence International. Cadence serves all military branches ministering to personnel and their spouses and dependents through Adult, Student, and Children’s Ministries. After 14 years overseas, Sharyn is now involved in discipling soldiers and their dependents at Fort Hood through Cadence’s Hospitality House in Killeen, TX, and in writing and teaching Bible studies through the women’s Chapel program on post.
Partners serving The Next Generation
Steve & Bonnie Aldrich
Steve is the Founder and Executive Director of Lifeworkx Ministries, a subsidiary of OC International. Lifeworkx is One Challenge’s pre-field training program and a ministry tool for personal, staff and leadership development. Over the past 10 years more than 1,000 people have been through the Lifeworkx experience in Asia, Africa, Central America, Europe, and South America.
Charley & Sherry Campbell
Students and Pastors
Charley teaches and equips students to be the next generation of church leaders at the Institute of Evangelical Theology in Senegal, West Africa. He works with Senegalese pastors in developing, organizing, and teaching training sessions in doctrine for rural pastors, their “Timothies,” and any other laypeople who would like to be trained.
Aaron & Stephanie Shalosky
Aaron is the National Director of Campus Field Ministry for the Great Plains Region of CRU. The Shaloskys give leadership to the university teams serving in a six-state region including Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri. The mission of CRU is to help fulfill the Great Commission in the power of the Holy Spirit by winning people to faith in Jesus Christ, building them in their faith and sending them to win and build others and helping the body of Christ to do evangelism and discipleship through a variety of creative ways.
Steve & Carol Rugg
Steve & Carol work with the Navigators. Steve gives oversight to critical support functions of The Navigators, including Human Resources, Information Technology, Corporate Accounting, Corporate Affairs, Risk Management, Business Systems, Facilities Management, Treasury and the Accounting Process Center. Carol is the Director of Women’s Initiatives for the Collegiate Navigators and co-leads the Sexual Health and Wholeness Initiative for the US Navigators.
Partners serving The Local Church
Warren and Alisa Lawrence
Training Local Leaders in Southeast Asia
Warren & Alisa coordinate ministry research efforts for the least churched regions of Asia. They give leadership to staff in 6 countries, training and resourcing Asian mission leaders and assisting the Asia Area Team.
George & Cathy Brown
George is the executive director of European Christian Mission International (ECMI). ECMI is a movement of missionaries, churches, individuals that seeks to establish and develop reproducing churches which evangelize and disciple the peoples of Europe. They long to see the peoples of Europe transformed in the name of Christ. Where possible, they work in partnership with local evangelical churches to make an impact on the lives of people through various community based projects with drug addicts, the disabled, orphans, immigrants, refugees and families.
Adam & Alejandra Waterman
The Local Church
Adam and Alejandra are serving with Empowering Action, whose mission is to combat spiritual and physical poverty through mobilizing expertise and resources in partnership with the local church in the name of Jesus Christ. Adam is specifically serving as a coach to local Dominican and Haitian churches helping them to identify the physical and spiritual needs in their communities and discover how to meet those needs.
Gil and Karen Nash
Gill and Karen help oversee the work of OC in the Indian sub-continent. They are specifically involved in a ministry among Nepalese, doing leadership development training with particular focus on further church planting. They have unique opportunities to work with Nepali migrant workers in Malaysia where they have been involved in evangelism and launching church planting coaching networks.
Partners serving The City
Doug and Dawn
Cities in Closed Countries
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Doug and Dawn serve through One Challenge International and help several other like-minded organizations as well. Their job includes training, equipping, placing, and caring for Christian professionals who live and share the Gospel, and help establish healthy, relevant communities of believers in closed countries. As these corners of the Harvest become more dangerous, the need for personal security training and contingency planning becomes more critical. Doug and Dawn train these workers both before they leave as well as in their countries of service.