MISSIONS –  AROUND THE WORLD

 
Go-To-Nations (Partner) Dr. Bruce and Emma Behnken, missionaries to Asia, travel four times a year to Saigon, Vietnam, and once a year to Thailand and Singapore. They oversee a Filipina missionary (Ruby Gatchalian) in Saigon; teach in three CBI schools in three provinces of the Philippines with 120 students and organize and train teaching teams of six Asian missionaries to go into Saigon.
 
 
 
 
I.N.I.M. (Partner) I.N.I.M. plants churches and runs orphanages and a Bible College for training evangelists and pastors.
 
Kairos Global Missions is advancing in the vision to bring relief to women and children caught in addictions, prostitution, and slavery.  They have expanded their work from Africa to Indonesia, where Nick and Joy Molleck have recently joined the team.  Joy was a leader in The Lake of the Woods Church Youth group as a teenager.  
 
Mergelane Media  (Partner) Mergelane Media, led by David and Celia Olson, specializes in transformational technology services to transform lives, ministries and schools. Their priority is remote areas which lack the media services of the rest of the world but depend on mobile media.
 
 
 
 
Mission Sending Service — Taiwan Eric & Annie Pilson are missionaries for Mission Sending Service; their goal is to establish Gospel-centered Churches throughout Taiwan. In 2017 they settled in northern Taiwan and started a new church which now averages 40 adults and 15 children each Sunday. Their strategy for building the church is personal evangelism, English activities and equipping local leaders.
 
SEND International — Macedonia SEND International is an interdenominational, multinational Christian mission organization with over 500 missionaries in more than 20 areas of the world. Their mission is to mobilize God’s people and engage the unreached in order to establish reproducing churches. The Lake of the Woods Church supports Noel Kubinec, a missionary in Albania with SEND. Noel is is part of a church planting team in Tirana and will teach English as a way to build relationships with Albanian women.
 
 
 
 
  Wycliffe Bible Translators — U.S.A. The Lake of the Woods Church supports Debbie Hatfield who is director of language programs for Francophone Africa, which includes 16 countries.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Youth with a Mission (YWAM) (Partner) Youth with a Mission is a global movement of Christians from many cultures, age groups and Christian traditions dedicated to serving Jesus throughout the world The Lake of the Woods Church supports Kelly and Vicki Hoodikoff and their two children who serve primarily in Kiev, Ukraine. There they lead a missions center with a staff of eight. Ministry focus includes mentoring leaders in society, counseling, medical / dental missions, discipleship teaching, missions and leadership training and Christian education development.