"Go and make disciples of all nations . . ."
— Matthew 28:18
Our mission is "to build the church in all the world."
We support missions and missionaries around the world that share that vision. In 2009, we sent mission teams to work and to serve at several of these missions. In addition, donations to these missions totalled 13.4% of our overall church expenditures.
American Rehabilitation Ministries (ARM) has several missions throughout the world. We support the ARM Prison Outreach, which provides baptistries to prisons and Bible correspondence courses to inmates. The purpose of this mission is "to be an ARM of the church to help fulfill the biblical mandate of Jesus, 'I was in prison and you came to visit me.' " (Matthew 25:36)
Angeles Crest is located in the San Bernardino mountains, and offers Christ-centered camps for children and young people. Its mission is "to see lives changed for Jesus Christ."
The Women's Resource Center is a non-profit medical clinic, STD and pregnancy resource center. It provides women and men with accurate, up-to-date information they can use to make informed decisions about pregnancy, sexual health and relationships. The center is located in Thousand Oaks, CA.
Greg and Vicky Syverson are missionaries in Pachuca, Hildaga, Mexico. Their ministry reaches out to the urban poor through a community center and La Iglesia Nueva Vida (New Life Christian Church). They are part of the Christian Ministry Fellowship (CMF), which has missions throughout the world. CMF's purpose is to be a "fellowship of missionaries, nationals and churches participating in life-changing work around the globe."
Hope for Cambodia
Under the direction of Chistopher LaPel, Hope for Cambodia trains pastors and plants churches and seeks to bring the hope of Christ to a country ravaged by war and poverty.
Hope International University
A Christian university that provides both liberal arts and ministry training, Hope International University equips future church leaders, pastors and missionaries. Hope is located in Fullerton, CA.
Ibero-American Ministries has ministries in South America and the Middle East. Their purpose is "to establish indigenous churches, which leads to movements among people groups by mobilizing, equipping, and deploying servant leaders to fulfill the Great Commission in partnership with others who share the same passion." We support Kathy and Jeff Phillips, and their ministry in Chile; Gabe and Mildred Philips, and their ministry in Peru, and Pastor Marcelo Puentes Castillo and his church in Samborondon,Ecuador.
Lamp Lighters World Ministries founders, Steve and Shanthi Bycroft, plant churches in Sri Lanka and are building an orphanage there. Nine orphans currently live in their home. Minister Rennie is the missionary at another church plant in Trinidad. Lamp Lighters' goal is "to go to countries, where the gospel has not been preached or limited work has been done, and establish churches in those countries."
Ninos de Baja
Ninos de Baja provides a children's home, a daycare center and outreach to the town of Ejido El Porvenir, in Baja California, Mexico. They also provide short-term international mission experiences for church mission teams, as well as to interns who come from universities in the United States. The Mexico Directors are Alison and Phil Drain; the U.S. Directors are Judy and Darryl Lloyd.
Stadia's mission is to plant churches.Currently we support Jared & Stephanie Buckley who along with their daughter Fayth are part of a church planting effort in the greater Salt Lake City, Utah area.
TCM International, Inc. (TCM) trains pastors from eastern Europe and provides short-term international mission experience for people from the United States.
White-Fields works throughout the world to bring the Gospel to many poverty-stricken areas including Haiti, India, Russia, and Eastern Europe. Currently, they have 310 native evangelists in 33 countries. We support two of their ministries: Francilus and Marie Aime, who provide a home and school for 95 orphans in St. Marc, Haiti; and Steven and Anna Enoch, who provide an orphanage, school and church for 80 children, most of them orphaned by Liberia's long, brutal civil war. Both Francilus and Steven are also pastors.
For more information about the missionaries and missionswe support, please visit their websites by clicking on theirnames above.