Romans 3:23 – “All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.”
Bad News #2
Romans 6:23 – “The wages of sin is death.”
Good News #1
Romans 5:8 – “God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”
Good News #2
Ephesians 2:8,9 – “For by grace [undeserved favor] you have been saved [delivered from sin's penalty] through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, that no one should boast.”
John 5:24 – “He who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life.”
BMC SUPPORTED MISSIONARY FAMILIES
Joel & Cindy Reed
Joel and Cindy have daughters Briana, Sheridan, and Clara Hope. They serve with Biblical Ministries Worldwide as missionaries to Ireland.
Jeff & Heather Stutzman
Jeff and Heather serve with Biblical Ministries Worldwide as missionaries in the Philippines.
Harold & Ruth Green
Harold and Ruth serve in the home office of Brazil Gospel Fellowship Mission, located in Springfield, Illinois. They were formerly involved in church planting for Brazil Gospel Fellowship Mission.
David & Brenda Meyer
David and Brenda Meyer have two boys, Daniel and Luke, and they are missionaries to Ecuador, serving with Cross-World. They have been working in partnership with the local church to help them realize their goals (a team of Bethel folks went to Ecuador just a few years ago to assist in rebuilding a church building). As Cross-World church planters, they can provide Bible Studies, ministry experience and theological training.
Pete & Donelda Peterson
Pete and Donelda Peterson have been missionaries for over 50 years. They served with TEAM as missionaries to France. They returned to the States in 2004 and continue to travel and minister in churches, missionary conferences and conduct seminars. They are now located in Jackson, Michigan. The Petersons have ministered to our church several times.
Andy & Tabi DeFelice
Andy and Tabi DeFelice have a daughter Karis and three sons, Felipe, Josiah and John. Andy is the son of our own Jan DeFelice. Andy and Tabi served many years as missionaries to Chile with Moriah International. Andy was a professor in the seminary, and he and Tabi worked together to train, teach and equip Latin believers to share the Gospel and make believers by the Word of God. They touched many lives and opened their home to students and others for fellowship and studying God’s Word. They are still with Moriah International; however, in mid 2008, they began ministering to the Latino community in Minnesota, partnering with a church in the Twin Cities.
Dick & Char Griffith
Dick & Char are retired from TEAM in Papua Indonesia, and are now located in Racine, Wisconsin. They have invested years in translating the Bible into the language of the Hatam believers, with whom they ministered. The complete Hatam Bible went to press and was dedicated in a special service in Minyambou (Papua Indonesia) in 2009. The Griffiths have served faithfully for more than 55 years of ministry.
Kerry & Terri Psinas
Kerry & Terri are the IGM Missionary Field Coordinators in Grenada, West Indies, serving with Independent Gospel Missions. They visit the five national pastors, are updated about their ministries and needs, and meet with many believers. They coordinate Mission Teams in the States who come to pass out tracts, hold evangelistic meetings and conduct Vacation Bible Schools. A team from our church family went to Grenada during the summer of 2008 to conduct a VBS.
Ryan & Sarah Warner
Ryan and Sarah are in Papua New Guinea serving as missionaries with New Tribes Mission. Ryan grew up among our church family. He and Sarah met in their New Tribes training. They have a heart to reach tribal people with the gospel and plant churches among these groups. They are currently living among the Akolet tribe, studying the language and befriending the people while other teammates are translating the Bible. Their passion for the Lord and loving people by sharing the truth of His Word is contagious.
Ken & Jinner Rudolph
Ken and Jinner have a ministry to people in Germany and the United States. Ken is a well-received Bible teacher/speaker who has ministered to the Bethel family a number of times.
Paul & Jill Weaver
Paul and Jill have a ministry based in the Eastern European country of Hungary. Paul serves as Director of the Word of Life Bible Institute there. Students from many other countries attend the Institute and return to their native lands to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ and make disciples of all nations.