Since 1973, George has visited the former Soviet countries over 90 times and helped establish several new churches which are presently thriving. Our purpose is threefold: To continue to record music that prepares the heart for evangelism, to conduct evangelistic outreaches in new, unreached areas and to teach on personal discipleship and missions in Bible schools around the world.
Chaouki and Maha Boulos - Lebanon
Chaouki, a Lebanese-American pastor, serves with Living Faith Ministry International in the Middle East. In July of 2000, Chaouki received a rare opportunity to hold an open door evangelistic celebration in a heavily Islamic region in Lebanon. After much fruit, the celebrations spread to Syria, Egypt and Jordan. Churches were planted and now Chaouki helps equip and strengthen these church planters, as well as minister to the 1 million Syrian refugees who are relocating to Lebanon.
Melba Ramsey - Mongolia
Since 2011, Melba has lived and served in Ulaanbaater, Mongolia. Through the English Literature Institute, Melba teaches English as a second language. Last year, Melba worked with 9th and 10th grade students; this year Melba has been given the responsibility to teach English to the teachers as well. Through the building of relationships, Melba is able to share the love of Jesus by investing in the daily lives of teachers and students both in and out of the classroom.
Francisco and Juanita Vargas - Ecuador
We partner with Francisco, a native Ecuadorian, and Juanita Vargas, from Paraguay. Both are Action International Missionaries who devoted their lives to disciplining children and youth in the poor section of Tumbaco, a city thirty miles from Quito, Ecuador. Francisco and Juanita are equipping today’s youth to be leaders, pastors and teachers who will reach Ecuador with the gospel.
Kividi and Lusikia Kikama - JAARS/Democratic Republic of Congo
Kividi and Lusikia are Congolese nationals working with JAARS to translate the Word of God into the many languages of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Their vision is to see every Congolese person with a Bible in their own language and have the ability to read it.
Dennis and Patti Garretson - Wycliffe Translators
Dennis and Patti have been members of Wycliffe Bible Translators since July 1976. Dennis serves in aviation as a maintenance specialist and Patti in children’s education. They have served in Ecuador and Indonesia and are now home assigned at the Wycliffe JAARS Center near Waxhaw, NC.
Larry and Linda Brown - Advancing Native Missions
Larry and Linda serve as Missionaries-at-Large for Advancing Native Missions. They advocate for and serve native missionaries in many mission fields all over the world who are reaching those that have never heard of Jesus Christ.
John and Yarby Williams - JAARS
John and Yarby have had the privilege of serving in the Chaplaincy ministry at JAARS since 2010. Their purpose is to listen, encourage and pray for the men and women serving the Lord there.
Larry and Terry Blackwell - JAARS
Larry and Terry have been serving at JAARS for 11 years. Larry is in the Maritime Department which provides boats and water safety equipment for translators. Terry serves in the Human Relations Department as an Administrative Assistant.