International Missions

We support many missionaries around the world in efforts to preach the gospel, develop local communities, and provide support in times of crises. These missionaries include:

Paul and Grace Closius

Paul and Grace Closius are members of Wycliffe Bible Translators and Associate Members of Lutheran Bible Translators who serve at the JAARS Service Center in Waxhaw, North Carolina, making periodic trips to Ghana for ministry with GILLBT. Paul and Grace joined Wycliffe in 1972 and have served in Colombia, Ghana, and at Wycliffe’s technical center (JAARS) in North Carolina.

Harry and Pat Miersma

For 30 years Harry and Pat Miersma have provided counseling and crisis intervention services for missionaries working in over 75 countries for the RCA and for Wycliffe Bible Translators. As senior member of Wycliffe’s counseling staff, Harry counsels and consults with missionaries all over the world. Pat is the international clinical coordinator for Wycliffe counselors who work in Africa, Asia, Eurasia, the Americas, and the Pacific. She is also a senior consultant and trainer for a global, biblically based trauma-healing effort that ministers to churches suffering from war, poverty, persecution, and AIDS. 

Geoff and Tammy Kooistra

Geoff and Tammy have worked in the radio ministry in Quito, Ecuador at the HCJB Latin American regional headquarters since 1998.  Their background is in engineering and technical work.  Jacob, Emma and Sara were all born in Ecuador and attend the Alliance Academy International school.

Jeremiah and Mary Kuria

We became connected with Jeremiah as he attended school in the United States, living in our parsonage for about 5 years. Currently, Jeremiah has returned to Kenya to serve as Kenya Director for CTC International, where he oversees all initiatives, programs, and personnel working on the ground in Maai Mahiu. 

Activation International Ministries

Activation International is committed to activating and equipping Kingdom leaders who bring forth much fruit by providing Biblically-sound,prophetically-spoken, leadership-focused training and resources to spur on growth, character, and influence within communities around the world.

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