Outreach Prayer Guide

OUtreach profiles

Definitions below have been provided by the BFC Board of Missions. https://www.bfcbom.org/

Missionary

One who is called by God and in affirmation of that call is set apart and sent out by a local church to be involved in some aspect of advancing the cause of the Gospel in a specific, strategic, structured ministry that involves the crossing of significant language and/or cultural barriers. (Acts 13:2-3; 14:21-23; 14:24-27)

Church Planter

One who is called by God to initiate evangelistic strategies and strong gospel witness for the effective establishing of local, indigenous churches characterized by true worship of God, effective biblical nurture of believers, and evangelization of unbelievers, to the end that these churches will reproduce themselves. 

Missionary Partner

One who is primarily engaged in mobilizing missionaries or providing practical, technical or administrative services required by a sending agency to support the missionary who is sent by the local church.

Missionaries

  • Amanda Brennan
    • Amanda is a member of Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church and serves with Africa Inland Mission among the Matumbi people group. The Matumbi are one of the people groups included in the BFC Tanzania Project. Amanda is a part of a church planting team with specific gifts in linguistics and developing gospel centered arts in the Matumbi culture which include songs and other art forms that are culturally Matumbi and Christian in faith.
  • Jon and Melissa Eager
    • Jon & Melissa Eager are members of the Hershey Evangelical Free Church and serve with Africa Inland Mission. Jon is a medical doctor and has been serving the Sandawe people of Tanzania together with medical workers from the Africa Inland Church of Tanzania. The Eagers joined the Cedar Crest BFC Tanzania team working among the Sandawe unreached people group.
  • John and Karen Elias
    • John and Karen minister to their Muslim neighbors and equip churches to reach out to them in order to share the gospel of Jesus Christ. Many of the people they work with are part of Unreached People Groups of the world.
  • Sheri Felty
    • Sheri serves with The Evangelical Alliance Mission in Spain. She is an Educational Therapist ministering to children with learning disabilities. Sheri also partners with “Push The Rock” sports ministry as a way to introduce young people to the gospel of Jesus Christ and to build relationships that otherwise may not have been built.
  • D & A H
    • D and A are currently setting up a textile business and are learning a minority language with the vision to see a Body established and the Father worshipped among one of Asia’s many ethnic minority peoples.
  • Brett & Krista Miller
    • Brett & Krista are serving with CRU on the campus of George Mason University. They have an exciting evangelism & discipleship ministry to college students both domestic & international, many of whom come from Unreached peoples of the world.
  • Tony & Joanna Murrin
    • Tony & Joanna serve as field director for International Tribal Ministries. Tony oversees the ITM aviation department and Joanna coordinates the medical service and mission home ministry. They have been involved in planting various churches among tribal groups in Bolivia. They are both involved at the Cochabamba International church doing teaching, music and leadership. They have four children.
  • Haleigh Ott
    • Haleigh is a member of Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church and serves with International Tribal Ministries. She is part of a church planting team ministering to women and children of the Chimane people group in Bolivia.
  • J & B
    • J & B are members of Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church and are currently working in an undisclosed location.
  • Efthemes & Irene Sioukiouroglou
    • Efthemes & Irene are Greek members of Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church and serve under Fellowship International Mission. They are working among refugees in their native country Greece, using friendship evangelism as an avenue for meeting both spiritual & physical needs, such as language school, food, clothing and employment.

Missionary Partners

  • Sam & Melissa Adams
    • Sam & Melissa are members of Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church and serve under Christian Missionary Technical Services. Sam is involved in the organization and distribution of the CMTS supply operation to assist missionary endeavors. Their mission is to supply, train, and support missionaries worldwide.
  • Daniel & Elisabeth Hunziker
    • Daniel & Elisabeth are serving with Wycliffe Bible Translators as a part of the Cedar Crest BFC Tanzania team. They have worked diligently to create a written Sandawe alphabet and translate the scriptures into the Sandawe language. They have translated the Jesus film into the local language and recorded and distributed audio bibles as well. They are currently working to help other translators in Tanzania to accomplish many of the same tasks in other tribal languages. Daniel and Elisabeth have four grown children.
  • Phil & Jan Morrison
    • Phil & Jan are members of the Berean Bible Fellowship Church in Stroudsburg PA and serve with Africa Inland Mission. Phil is the Child protection officer for AIM international. Jan disciples AIM missionary women and provides member care for them as they pass through the US.
  • John & Judy Nicely
    • John & Judy are members of Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church and serve with The Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM) in the home office providing many vital functions that support the missionary effort.
  • Nelson & Robyn Randolph
    • Nelson is a member of Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church and serves under the Bible Fellowship Church denominational board of missions as the Short-term mission trip coordinator. He is heavily involved with the Operation Christmas Shoebox ministry of Samaritan’s Purse that helps provide humanitarian aid for the purpose of sharing the gospel to many impoverished communities around the globe.
  • Jeremy & Becky Reinhard
    • Jeremy & Becky are members of Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church. They have both worked in various ministries at church and have ministered to children for many years. They have 4 children and are thrilled to be used of the Lord to disciple children at the Rift Valley Academy in Kenya, a missionary boarding school for Africa Inland Mission.
  • Barry & Candace Wingo
    • Barry & Candy have served with Ethnos 360 (formerly New Tribes Mission) in Mexico for many years as church planters and are currently working in the home office in Greenville SC. They provide much needed member care for those that have less experience in the challenges of missionary life.
  • Brendan & Jenn O’Brien
    • Brendan & Jenn are members of Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church. Brendan is the VP of International Operations at “Push the Rock” ministries overseeing vision, strategy, and finances for all of Push the Rock’s day to day operations around the world. He also frequently travels with Push to Rock on short-term mission trips to hold sports camps for the purpose of sharing the gospel.
  • Sanjay & Karen Dalavai
    • Sanjay & Keren were both born in India and are members of the Ephrata Bible Fellowship Church. Sanjay is the founder and president of Life Change Ministries International. He and Keren serve the children of Asia, many of whom live in areas with little to no access to the gospel in Christian Camping ministries.
  • Francisco & Eliane DeSouza
    • Francisco & Eliane are members of Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church and serve with Fellowship International Mission. Francisco & Eliane have served as missionaries in Brazil and Francisco now serves as the Director of Ministry Personnel. He is involved in member care to missionaries on the field. He specializes in assisting churches and helps them find, prepare and deploy new missionaries.  Francisco makes himself available to churches, bible schools and seminaries for the advancement of missions in their locations.
  • Dean & Ingrid Ressler
    • Dean & Ingrid are members of Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church and serve at Fellowship International Mission. They served in Bonaire for 24 years and are now in the home office where Dean edits the FIM Connection, maintains contact with MK’s, retirees, and singles in the FIM family and assists with personnel records and reporting.
  • Judy Hatfield

Church Planters

  • Stephen & Angelica Diaz
    • Church Planter & Pastor at Lighthouse Bible Fellowship Church. A multi-cultural church serving South Allentown Community.
  • Joseph & Thanna Moussa
    • Joseph and Thanna started out ministering the gospel of Jesus in his homeland of Syria. After that, they moved back to America and the Lord led them to plant an Arabic speaking church in Rockville Maryland. Joseph & Thana are seeking to reach Arabic speaking peoples here in the US and oversees three churches in York, Harrisburg, and Rockville, while also working toward planting an Arabic speaking church in Allentown.
  • Diego Rodriguez
    • Diego serves our denominational church extension department as the liaison between Hispanic Pastors/churches and the BFC denomination. He is an important ingredient in bridging language and cultural barriers so that the BFC denomination truly reflects a multi-cultural church that glorifies the Lord Jesus Christ.
  • Emmanuel & Laura Suarez
    • Emmanuel serves as pastor at HOPE community church in Allentown on 12th street with his wife Laura. They reach out specifically to children and families within their community through various evangelistic programs. God has blessed their church with much spiritual growth over the years as they follow Him.
  • Ben & Kathy Triestman
    • Ben is the church planting pastor of our daughter church plant, Orchard Hills. He & Kathy are serving the community from Fogelsville to Kuhnsville, just north of Tilghman street heading north. The new church plant is meeting at the Willow Tree Grove.
  • Tim & Tori Zuck
    • Tim is a Church Planter/Pastor under the direction of the Bible Fellowship Church Board of Church Extension. He and Tori are supported by various BFC local churches. Cedar Crest BFC has partnered with them to see a vibrant evangelical church planted in the Forks Township area

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