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Arensens: Lanny and Carla work for Africa Inland Mission International whose vision is to see “Christ-centered churches among all African peoples.” Lanny has served as International Director since 2002, based at the International Office in Bristol, England. His role is to provide spiritual, authoritative, and visionary leadership to the entire AIM family.

Bardwells: Dan is the pastor of a small home study/church. He teaches English, helps national churches with outreach programs— B.E.E. and C.E.F summer programs, Vacation Bible School and evangelism. They are on the edge of the Carpathian Mountains and there are other villages all over the Carpathian Mountains. God has given them the time to start exploring these villages for contacts to start new outreaches. English is the best tool God has given.

Hernandez: Guillermo leads church services and weekly Bible studies, teaches Adult Sunday School, plays guitar and sings on the praise team, and counsels members. He is also the Spiritual Director of the school. Shelley is the Director of Caminito de Jesus. She is in charge of teacher training and curriculum development. She is also very involved in the church— plays piano, sings on the praise team, leads a women’s Bible study, directs Sunday School programs, etc.

Rachel Lagestee: Rachel is currently appointed as a Missionary with African Inland Mission (AIM) and is on a TIMO team that is planting a church among the unreached in Tanzania. If you are interested in more information or supporting Rachel with a commitment to pray or to give financially, please contact her via email.

Lois Ooms: Lois is ministering as a trainer and consultant for transformational development with Mission to the World (Presbyterian Church in America). After 39 years in Kenya and Eritrea, she is now based in the Chicago area and travels to various countries of Africa and the Middle East to train and mentor leaders and advise groups with several missions on development programs.

Vander Dykes: Mike has worked with Christian Reformed World Missions in Nigeria since 1979. Mike and Victoria serve with the Missions Department of the Christian Reformed Church of Nigeria (CRCN). The Van Der Dykes assist the CRCN in planting churches among unreached peoples in rural and urban areas in Nigeria and other West African countries.

VanProyens: Mike and Pretty are ministering in the Evangelism Department of Word of Life Philippines. This is a ministry that sets up and coordinates all the evangelistic outreach events of Word of Life Philippines. Some of the events we work with are: Weekend Evangelism Ministries for the 1st year Bible Institute Students, Open Air Evangelism events, Special evangelism trips to places all over the Philippines, Missions Reality Trips, and many more. This is an incredibly exciting ministry to be a part of. This is a ministry in which we get to see thousands of people a year come to the saving knowledge of our God and Savior Jesus Christ.

Wunderinks: Don and Mae Wunderink have been serving in missions for 15 years. Working with Christian schools as teachers and administrators, they served with Christian Reformed World Missions in Costa Rica, Honduras, and the Dominican Republic from 1995-2007.

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