God can use you!


Learn about God's global mission and ways you can participate. 

Biblical Basis for Missions / "Missions Exists Because Worship Doesn't" - John Piper


Pray for missionaries, more workers, unreached peoples & more.

Operation World / Persecution / People Groups


Go short term or long term to the front lines overseas. 

Radius International / Pioneers / TEAM / Operation Mobilization


Support Goers in prayer, finances and logistics.

  "Be a Sender" - by Center for Mission Mobilization


Extend friendship to internationals in Des Moines.

Contact John Porter if you would like to be connected with an international student or family.


Help people in your life to particpate in these six global roles. Connect your family, friends and small group to God's global mission. 

focus partnerships

Dominican Republic

FFC is partnered with national pastor Carlos Abreu through Time Ministries. Pastor Carlos and his team have planted a church in the small town of Pica Pica and continue outreach to surrounding towns.      



FFC is partnered with national pastor Joe Michael Kamau through XPonent Ministries. Pastor Joe Michael and Xponent establish discipleship centers throughout rural Kenya, training Kenyan leaders to multiply their lives (make disciples) and plant churches. 



FFC is partnered with a network of educators, medical professionals and church planters who are proclaiming the gospel of Jesus among unreached people groups in North India.

Spain / North Africa

FFC is partnered with a network that proclaims good news in North Africa.

our missionaries

Would you like to love on a missionary? Check out our list of missionaries and then email or call us to let us know who you would like to connect with. We can introduce you and provide tips and ideas for being a blessing.


Pat Amsden

Camp Appanoose, Plano, Iowa

Executive Director oversees and plans programs to introduce youth to Christ and challenge them for productive service.


Beth Lamb

Child Evangelism Fellowship, Sioux City, IA

Beth is CEF's State Coordinator. CEF's purpose is to evangelize children, disciple and establish them in a local church.


Matt and Rachelle Mayse

Youth for Christ, Des Moines, IA

Matt is Executive Director for Central Iowa. YFC's goal is to reach middle and high school student with the Gospel.


Jerry & Patty Van Cleave

Polk County Jail Ministry, Des Moines, Iowa

Jerry is Chaplain, overseeing the ministry and volunteers, serving Deputy Sheriffs and Detention Officers. 


Amanda & Phil Olson


Emmanuel & Mercy Dabson

Partners International, Christian Outreach Fellowship, Ghana

Emmanuel is Director of Christian Outreach Fellowship, serving with a team of over 300 indigenous church planters.


Bill & Jenni Hunt

Fruit that Remains, Nairobi, Kenya

They focus on training, mentoring and equipping national staff to build Family Life movements in 21 African countries.


Joe Michael and Eunice Kamau

Xponent Ministries, Kenya

Joe Michael is the Xponent Ministries Africa Director. Their focus is to develop church planting disciples who will multiply themselves as they multiple God's church.

Lee & Michelle Sonius

Reach Beyond, Accra, Ghana

Lee is Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa, working in partnership with others to start Christian FM radio stations.


Danny & Sarah Lightner

Family Legacy Missions International

The Lightners work in Lusaka, Zambia, rescuing orphans and vulnerable children. Family Legacy has over 700 children in their full-time residential care, and they meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of 12,000 more children through their 22 Legacy Christian Academies located all over Lusaka. Danny serves as the Director of Discipleship, overseeing the spiritual formation of these Zambian children and staff.



Vic & Gwen Flaming

International Training Partners, Nebraska/Asia

They serve multiple agencies, providing biblical training, coaching and mentoring for Christians serving across cultures.


Ron & Erin Hesse

Bethany Foundation, North Carolina/Indonesia

They are translators, community development consultants and work on linguistic analysis.


Wayne & Miyako Meyer

Navigators, Tsukuba, Japan

They utilize BEST Clubs (Bible, English, Sports, Travel) for outreach at Tsukuba U and assist with short-term projects.


Mony & Kunnery Mok

Partners International, Cambodia

Mony pastors a Cambodian-American church in LA, and travels to train church planters and evangelists in Cambodia.


T. Merang & Anungla Pongen

Pioneers, India Nationals, they serve as teachers at an English Christian school reaching the poor and illiterate.


Steve & Rhonda Schwarze

Far East Broadcasting Company, Philippines/Iowa

Steve is Boarding Administrator for Faith Academy (Manila), with 700 students representing 150 mission organizations.



Jeff & Carolyn Anderson

New Life, Cantabria, Spain

Focus on discipleship; Contra Corriente organizes events for youth; La Industria creates artistic productions.


Dr. Bill Becknell

Agape Unlimited, Inc., Moscow, Russia Serves with medical and lay people forming expedition teams that travel to the Arctic Tundra and Siberia sharing Christ.


Pablo & Rosa Gallego

Partners in Evangelism International, Malaga, Spain They focus on young families using sports, leisure activities and camps through their church/multi-use facility. 



Dan & Jodi Appleby

Mission Aviation Fellowship/Moody Aviation, Mead, Washington

On loan from MAF to Moody, Dan’s role is to train Aviation Maintenance Specialist/Pilot Mechanic students.


Kurt & Kathy Ritz

Campus Crusade for Christ, Pearland, Texas

They are involved in evangelism, discipleship, leading students and ministry at Rice University in Houston.



Vaughn & Jennifer Thomas

Kilgore United Methodist Missions, San Isidro de Heredia, Costa Rica

They are involved in community development and training nationals.


Jonathan & Monica Steele

Allegro, Cochabamba, Bolivia

They train and mobilize Bolivian missionaries to focus primarily on the unreached.



B and N - Mexico

S and P - Asia

They serve in economic development and teaching.

J and M - Asia

They serve as English teachers at their host university.

B and R - Europe

Both serve via satelite TV, local FM radio and internet

T and M - Asia

T serves with an English/Computer Institute; also involved with church planting.

D and P - US/Asia

They coordinate, train, partner and support overseas ministry. 

G -Asia

G serves with workers who assemble, distribute and maintain solar cookers; helps with literacy and Bible studies. 

N and K - Asia

They provide prayer treks to unreached mountain villages and aid indiginous church planting groups.

M - Asia

M plans to translate the Bible for unreached language groups.