International Missions

“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 and of age.”

Matthew 28: 19-20

 

International Ministries

Cary Clifton – Asia

Strategic Asian Leadership Training
#72 Sha Po Old Village
Lamma Island, Hong Kong
cac@hushmail.com
SALT ofc: P.O. Box 38405 Charlotte, NC 28278

Cary, along with nationals and westerners from four nations, work together
to develop transferable training systems for church leaders who do not have access to other means of training. These systems have so far helped thousands of pastors shepherding the exploding church in Asia to become unashamed, approved workman. A systematic approach has been carefully crafted to be educationally and culturally appropriate, tailored to these students’ needs. As a result, they find the confidence that they need to turn around and teach what they have learned.


Bob and Joy Simon – China

China Outreach Ministry
4784 Mogadore Rd.
Kent, Ohio 44240
330-990-2971
bobsimon17@gmail.com

In reaching Chinese scholars at Kent St., Bob and Joy have been used of the Lord to bring over 30 scholars and family members to Christ. The Chinese are drawn to them and to the Lord because of their servant hearts; helping with rides to and from the airport, fixing cars, meals, finding homes and furniture and practicing English. All that in addition to leading Bible studies, arranging parties, dinners, opportunities to learn language/culture, holiday celebrations and speakers.


 Gene and Shelba Pollic – Haiti

OMS’s Men For Mission, Intl (MFMI)
301 S.E. Greenville, Ave
Winchester, IN 47394
Cell: (815 440-3614)
Cell: (815 440-7413)
g.pollic@mfmi.org

The Pollics are veteran leaders for short-term missions trips, mainly to Haiti. They mobilize churches to send people to serve, and then go with them and organize work teams for maintenance projects at an orphanage in Jeremy, do village evangelism, hand out solar radios, prayer walk around new areas of future ministry, and shop/bring in necessities for the orphanage.

 


Esley and Chris Patsch - Moldova

Summit Ministries, International
2569 Romig Road Suite 103
Mail: PO Box 26500
Akron, OH 44319-6500
missionsinfo@summitmissions.org

SMI collects and ships relief supplies of all kinds to churches in E. Europe,. Moldova, in particular. Believers are built up and provided for, and they in turn reach out to unbelievers in their communities. SMI equips leaders through training, teaching & conferences, and establishes and empowers local national churches. They mobilize short-term missions project teams to lead Bible clubs, do construction projects for schools, churches, needy families, and leads soccer evangelism.
They rely on God’s supply from local churches, individuals,
and Corp, to provide volunteers and support.


Tim and Kathy Husk – Papa New Guinea

Wycliffe Bible Translators
Current furlough address:
1496 Meloy Road
Kent, OH 44240
tim-kathy_Husk@sil.org

Tim and Kathy serve at the base camp of Ukarumpa, where Tim oversees the technical
support so vital to the translators in the field (bush). This ncludes providing computer, radio
and telephone communication equipment, and repair service and training on this equipment, supervising technicians and training for the same. Tim recently stepped into the job of Asst Dir. for Support, which deals with support for workers & employees & is a liaison to nearby villages: sort of the ”Mayor” of Ukarumpa. Kathy is teacher and fills in wherever needed…most recently as an 8th grade science teacher. She also gives haircuts two afternoons a week, helps with a weekly Bible study, & works in the HS Registrar’s Ofc. They help with teen retreats & provide prayer support for the translators in the field. They have 4 children. Wycliffe Bible Translators believe that providing God’s Word for every person in his own language is an essential element for the Great Commission.


Andy & Pam LaBreche – Romania 

Greater Europe Mission
Str.Gospodarilor nr .9
300778 Timisoara, Romania
40 (0) 56-210-651
ALaBreche@Gmail.com
PLaBreche5@Gmail.com

Andy and Pam LaBreche have been in Romania since 1996, with Greater Europe Mission and now seconded to United World Mission.  During their first 10 years, they helped found and worked in partnership with the Areopagus Center for Christian Education and Contemporary Culture, which seeks to articulate Christian values in society and build bridges between the church and culture.  Pam continues to oversee the Areopagus library part time.  For the past several years, they have also been involved in working with international medical students in Timisoara.  Throughout the years they have also been active in mentoring new missionaries both on the field in Romania, throughout Europe, and more recently at the Center for Intercultural Training in North Carolina, where Andy is a lead facilitator for the cross-cultural training component.

Andy and Pam have two sons, Alex and Nate.  Alex is a sophomore at Cedarville University.  Nate is a senior in NorthStar Academy, an online Christian school.

 


Doug and Linda Wilson – Worldwide

GLOBAL OUTREACH MISSION
PO Box 2010
Buffalo, New York
14231-2010
PastorDougWilson@yahoo.com

After serving the Lord w/ABWE in planting & pastoring a thriving, growing church in England, Doug & Linda passed the mantle to a called and capable English pastor. In 2010, they
accepted a call to serve with Global Outreach Mission, where they will use the talents, skills
and experience gained in England to reach the world…literally! As Dir. Of Church Planting & Global Mission, Doug’s ministry, with Linda’s help, will include the following:
1. International ministry to teach, disciple, and build up national church planters plus US missionaries equipping nationals.
2. Pastoral leadership & church planting, doctrinal, Biblical training & teaching worldwide
3. Promote GOM, recruiting, fund-raising and facilitating churh planting f/US, other nations
4. Encourage those in ministry world-wide with preaching, music, and counseling ministries
5. Networking to help &assist other like-minded churches & missions boards to work together, furthering the Kingdom through evangelism, church discipleship, & church planting. Already they have served churches in Romania and Switzerland, and developing church planting ministries is in the works for Costa Rica., Sierra Leone, and Myanmar