AWANA Missionaries – Brenda and Brian Cole

Brenda has worked in Awana for over 25 years. She has worked as a Leader, a Cubbies Director, as well as many years as a Commander before answering the call to be an Awana Missionary in 2015. She brings years of practical experience and a passion for reaching kids with the Gospel. She serves churches in southern Minnesota including Minneapolis and St. Paul and now Iowa. Brenda came to know the Lord as a young woman in Idaho. She met her husband Brian at Pocatello Bible Church in Idaho, and they moved to Minnesota in 1995. They both serve at River of Life Church in Hastings, MN. They have two grown children living in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Steve and Kelly Baughn

Steve & Kelley Baughn serve with The Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM) in Japan.  TEAM is an organization committed to healthy, reproducing churches so the Japanese can reach their own people.  Steve is the TEAM Japan Director.

Campus Life – Glenwood

Campus Life is a place where students can be themselves, fit in, and have fun! We have weekly clubs for middle and high school students, hangouts throughout the week, and special events! See our Facebook group page Glenwood Campus Life for more information.

Compassion International (Keyder Thomas of Dominican Republic)

Washira and Glenda Ngamau

Wachira & Glenda Ngamau serve with PACE.  Wachira is the Founder of Pan American Christian Exchange ministering in Kenya.  He serves as the executive director of PACE Ministries.  Glenda serves as the coordinator of community outreach.

Adam and Renae Sperling

Adam and Renae Sperling are serving as coordinators of the College Ministry division in Colorado Springs Co. Every Navigator’s passion is to help others to know Christ, make Him known, and help others do the same. Through small-group Bible studies and Life-to-Life discipleship, we come alongside people and teach them to be Christ’s followers as they study and apply the Word of God to chart their lives. Then we train them to pass what they have learned on to others.

Doug and Jan Hamm

After more than two decades of life and ministry with Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF), serving in Serbia and Montenegro, we worked ourselves out of our “job”, meaning we turned everything over to national workers, and returned to the U.S. After a few other detours and much training, in autumn 2016, we were honored to be accepted as full-time missionaries by Paraclete Mission Group, an organization specializing in Pastoral/Member Care for Global Christian Workers and with whom we have been working since January 2017. 

Todd and Angela Johnson

Todd & Angela Johnson have been on staff with Campus Crusade for Christ (CRU) for 23 years.  They have served in Missouri, California, and Nebraska.  They began with UNO and expanded to other campuses in the Metro area.  Their mission has been to put the Gospel in arms reach of the 17,000 students at UNO along with the 50,000 college students in the Omaha Metro area.  Recently they have begun working specifically with health care students.

Nate and Mary Stanley

Missionaries to Mexico that involves Church Planting, Pastor Training, and Mary working with the women to sew and do embroidery work to sell to support themselves.

Marc and Evangeline Vergo

Marc & Evangeline Vergo serve with CRU in Orlando, Florida.  Marc works at world headquarters as the Chief PeopleSoft Architect and a network engineer. The 26,000 full-time staff members of Campus Crusade are currently in 191 countries in the world.  It is a huge task to ensure that each of these missionaries can communicate with headquarters and their ministry partners.  It is his job is to provide the technological resources necessary to support staff all over the world. 
Evangeline directs YearOne, an internship program that invests in recent college graduates who are exploring using their degrees in ministry. They are the next generation of missionaries!  She is also the intern coordinator for headquarters and help set up internships at our international operational centers