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Jesus called his Church to go the ends of the earth and Make Disciples. We are committed to accomplishing that by praying, giving, and going on mission.

We have strategic partnerships around the Globe that we are currently serving as they extend the Gospel. We are praying also that God would send out from us many people that would give their lives to engaging the nations.

Global Missions Support

Roberto and Andreia Batista
- Ministry partners in Asia. Serving through soccer ministry and training leadership. Southern Brazil, Church Planting Initiative
- Our partnership though Pastor Waldir and his wife Mary Louisa. They lead a network of 6 church plants in Cuiaba, Maceio and Natal.
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DeepStream Ministries
- Mark and Gina Schmidt minister in Buena Vista, Guatemala. Serving the least of these through education and nutrition. Recently began a middle school-equivalent education center; also minister to families through food distribution, etc.
- Website:

Barry Lane
- Faith Baptist’s leadership to the Javar Valley in northern Brazil. He spends multiple weeks/months a year in Brazil; along with leading efforts locally in the inner city as well.

Amy Rhodes
- Faith member/Faith sent missionary to Asia. She has an intense passion for the plight of women in Asia; also engaging in evangelism in the Tea Market.
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Jade McKinney
- He and his family are Faith member/Faith sent missionaries to Costa Rica. They have spent the last three months engage the youth of Palmares. Currently they are back stateside raising funds with plans to return to Costa Rica this fall to continue ministry.

Pepper Horn
- He is on leadership staff with Downline Ministries here in Memphis; he helps lead their international discipleship efforts. He has agreed to help lead international efforts with Faith as well, serving as our Global Missions Advocate.
- Website:!/pepper.horn.5

Abundant Life Ministries
- This ministry encompasses two men: Josiah McIntyre and Captain Milton. Josiah and his family are American-born missionaries serving the least of these in the Javar Valley by rescuing girls from human trafficking and are engaged in evangelism. Captain Milton leads a ministry on the Amazon River.
- Website for Josiah:!/josiah.mcintyre.10?fref=ts

Andy and Summer
- This is an indigenous couple in Asia that serves alongside Roberto and Andrea. Though it is often dangerous, they have committed their lives to leadership training.

Jonathan Mays
- Jonathan and his family are missionary in the Pacific Rim. Serving in the islands in an effort to reach Unreached and Unengaged People Groups (UUPGs).

Pastor Erwin Osorio
- Pastor Erwin leads a church planting initiative in Nicaragua. Throughout the city-area of Leon he oversees a network of plants and ministries.
Nazareth School
- Our church is a special sponsoring partner of this evangelical seminary in the heart of the Holy Lands.
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Kirk and Michelle Lightfield
- Ministry partners for several years, Kirk is on faculty at the Guatemala Bible Seminary in Chimaltenango. They are independent missionaries from the States who also serve as mission-team host for Faith Baptist.
- Website:

Jim and Anne Mills
- Directors of Creative Arts Europe, this ministry’s home base is in Belgium but serves throughout all of Europe. Most specifically, will be focusing ministry to Kosovo in 2013.
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Ken and Darla Ponath
- Ken leads ministry in western Canada. He is our direct connection and leadership for Faith Builders a numerous opportunities for North American construction ministry.
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- This is a relatively new partnership. Emmy owns and runs a coffee shop in Thailand. She houses girls who have escaped sex trafficking and are in need of a job to get back on their feet. The shop also engages local college students.

Crosslink International
- Though locally run, a local ministry a ministry that provides medical supplies for churches who are engaging in medical mission trips around the world.

The Kennedy Family
- We give a monthly gift of love to Chad and Karis Kennedy, church members, who serve with the IMB in their offices in London.
- Website:

Hailey Prescott
- This passionate young adult is the Regional Director for Every Ethne - a mission sending ministry for college students and young adults with offices in Birmingham, AL
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Short Term Missions

2015 Mission Trips

Nicaragua- Leon
March 2015
This trip will focus on helping local churches grow spiritually and numerically through training in discipleship and personal evangelism.
Missionaries: Adult Men
Leader: Dick Powers
Approx. Cost: $1,500
Team Size: 10-12

Guatemala- Chimaltenango & Buena Vista
May 8-14
In our 10th year of partnership we will continue building homes in the village area of San Jacinto and serve with Guatemala Bible Seminary and DeepStream Ministries through family restoration and food distribution.
Missionaries: College/Young Professionals
Leader: Josh Sinquefield
Approx. Cost: $1,300
Team Size: 15-20
Deposit Deadline: 1/25/15

Guatemala- Chimaltenango
May 22-28
We are excited to engage Faith families on this international trip. We will build homes in the San Jacinto village-area and minister to local communities alongside Guatemala Bible Seminary. Encourage family members no younger than 10.
Missionaries: Adults & Families
Leader: Stephen Brannon & Dustin Box
Approx. Cost: $1,300
Team Size: 15-20
Deposit Deadline: 1/25/15

Ecuador- Misahualli
July 4-11
The team will be serving with a ministry called Jungle Kids for Christ. There will be daily opportunities to serve at a Christian school- teaching English, playing with children and small construction projects.
Missionaries: High School & Older, School Teachers Encouraged
Leader: Rachel Walker
Approx. Cost: $2,100
Team Size: 10-12
Deposit Deadline: 2/15/15

Kosovo- Peja
June 18-27
For the third year in a row, we will serve alongside the Hoopes family – IMB missionaries – in an effort to reach a war-torn region with the Gospel through evangelism, coffee house ministry and relationships.
Missionaries: College Ministry
Leader: Cliff Norville
Approx. Cost: $2,300
Team Size: 10-12
Deposit Deadline: 2/15/15

Portugal- Porto
June 27-July 6
Reach families with the Gospel through sports ministry! Join us in teaching youth American football; demonstrating the love of Christ and sharing the Gospel with youth and their families.
Missionaries: High School & Older
Leader: Kevin Womack
Approx. Cost: $2,800
Team Size: 20
Deposit Deadline: 1/4/15

Guatemala- Chimaltenango
July 2-9
There is nothing more life changing for a high school student than an international mission trip. This year we will continue to build homes in San Jacinto and love on children and families.
Missionaries: FSM High School
Leader: Brett Frazier
Approx. Cost: $1,300
Team Size: 20
Deposit Deadline: TBD

Brazil- Maceio
July 16-25
We are excited to continue this strong relationship between church planters and our Music Ministry. The trip includes concert-type ministries in prisons, schools and town squares. Also an emphasis on evangelism and relationships.
Missionaries: Adults
Leader: Terry Easley
Approx. Cost: $2,600
Team Size: 15-20
Deposit Deadline: 3/15/15

Costa Rica- Jaco
August 15-22
Again this year we will partner with Horizon Church and Pastor Daniel Barrett Ministry efforts will include evangelism, VBS, beach ministry to the homeless and addiction recovery ministry.
Missionaries: Adults
Leader: Rachel Walker
Approx. Cost: $1,300
Team Size: 10-15
Deposit Deadline: 4/26/15

Guatemala- Buena Vista
September 3-8
For the third year in a row we will serve with DeepStream Ministries; designed to not only serve the community, but also a chance for couples to grow in their relationship with Christ and each other.
Missionaries: Married Couples
Leader: Jody Steward
Approx. Cost: $1000
Team Size: 5 Couples
Deposit Deadline: 5/3/15

Long Term Missions

We believe the most effective way to reach the world is by sending missionaries into the unreached parts of the world. Many people throughout the world have never heard the message of the Gospel and you may be the person God is asking to share it in a foreign context. Below are links that can help you as you decide what God is calling you to.