God can use you!

LEARN

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

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


PRAY

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

Operation World / Persecution / People Groups


GO

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

Radius International / Pioneers / TEAM / Operation Mobilization


SEND

Support Goers in prayer, finances and logistics.

  "Be a Sender" - by Center for Mission Mobilization


WELCOME

Extend friendship to internationals in Des Moines.

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


MOBILIZE

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. 


Kenya

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


India

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.


LOCAL


Pat Amsden

Camp Appanoose, Plano, Iowa

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

Email


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.

Email


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.

Email


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. 

Email


Amanda & Phil Olson


AFRICA


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.

Email


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.

Email


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.

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Danny & Sarah Lightner


ASIA


Vic & Gwen Flaming

International Training Partners, Nebraska/Asia

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

Email


Ron & Erin Hesse

Bethany Foundation, North Carolina/Indonesia

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

Email


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.

Email


Mony & Kunnery Mok

Partners International, Cambodia

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

Email


T. Merang & Anungla Pongen

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

Email


Steve & Rhonda Schwarze

Far East Broadcasting Company, Philippines/Iowa

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

Email


EUROPE


Jeff & Carolyn Anderson

New Life, Cantabria, Spain

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

Email


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.

Email


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. 

Email


NORTH AMERICA


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.

Email


Kurt & Kathy Ritz

Campus Crusade for Christ, Pearland, Texas

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

Email


SOUTH AMERICA


Jonathan & Monica Steele

Allegro, Cochabamba, Bolivia

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

Email


Brent & Nikki Jackson


CLOSED COUNTRIES


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.