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INTERNATIONAL MISSIONS PARTNERS
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AFRICAN RENEWAL UNIVERSITY | KAMPALA, UGANDA
 
A university committed to the preparation of “Next Generation” Christian leaders in Sub-Saharan Africa. ARU was founded in response to Africa’s great need to develop Christ-centered leadership that would share the compassion of Christ and the gospel of hope in a society that is desperately longing for transformation. FBC served as a part of the financial support team for the founding and development of the university. ARU is Uganda’s 3rd Christian University and they have grown from 35 students to over 150 from seven African countries. 
What will people be doing? Developing influential leaders; Hands-on training; Equipping the local church
Contact: Don Jones I dmjones@gvtc.com
TREE LIFE MINISTRIES | IGANGA, UGANDA
 
A network of pastors committed to the advancement of the gospel in rural Uganda.
In 1998, FBC began a partnership to support and encourage the vision of a group of Ugandan pastors to plant a church in every village in Uganda that would be led by a pastor who was educated in basic Bible training. Since those early days, there has been more than 1,000 churches planted as a result of this Ugandan ministry. In addition to pastoral training, FBC provides strategic support for a growing farming operation that will invest 100% of its profits to Tree Life ministries, as well as leadership development, women’s ministries and two primary schools. 
What will people be doing?
Biblically based pastoral training; Education; Job training; Planting churches
Contact: John Nipp I jnipp@outlook.com
 
REBUILDERS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE OF SOUTH SUDAN | JUBA
 
A Christian College committed to the Biblical and theological training of leaders in South Sudan. With a 92% illiteracy rate and a population where 72% of the people are under the age of 30, this underdeveloped country is in great need of support. In addition to these statistics, the church leadership in South Sudan is not well trained, and if this does not change South Sudan could gradually turn to Islam. In response to this need, South Sudanese leaders, David and Dieudonne, are in the beginning stages of founding the Rebuilder’s Christian College of South Sudan. FBC has committed to serve as a partner 
to the founding of the school in hopes of helping develop local indigenous Christian leadership.
What will people be doing? Pastor training; Biblical education; Leadership development
Contact: Don Jones I dmjones@gvtc.com
SERVE TRUST MINISTRIES | NARASARAOPET, INDIA
 
A gospel-centered compassionate organization that shares the love of Christ in word and deed in rural India. Leena Lavanya and Serve Trust ministries are committed to sharing the gospel and the love and compassion of Christ among the poorest of the poor. Serve Trust has long term facilities to care for lepers, those with HIV, other infectious diseases, and the elderly. In addition, Serve Trust has founded two schools, and the pastors affiliated with Serve Trust have planted more than 80 churches. 
What will people be doing? Caring for the poor; Educating children; Training pastors; Planting churches
Contact: Dan Gorham I dgorham@us.ibm.com
CASA DE AGUILA | LIMATAMBO, PERU
 
A Christ-centered orphanage, school, and church community that cares for the rural Quechua of Peru. Started by a deacon of FBC, Casa Del Aguila serves the rural Andean children and the communities surrounding CDA. CDA provides a home for more than 40 orphans, a Christian school for 200 community children, medical and dental care, agricultural jobs, and shares the gospel through its pastoral team and 6 community churches. 
What will people be doing? Orphan care; Education; Evangelism; Discipleship; Community development
Contact: Sherri Layton I slayton@gvtc.com
DEREK & AMANDA ROSS FAMILY TRUE LOVE WAITS | MANILA, PHILIPPINES
 
FBC Missionaries sharing the gospel and discipling youth and young adults across the Philippine Islands. Derek and Amanda Ross and their children Sunday, Honor, Canon, Ada, and Eli have served as FBC Boerne Missionaries in the Philippines for over 14 years. Derek serves as the National Director of True Love Waits Philippines, a ministry that presents the gospel and disciples youth and young adults through workshops in high schools, colleges, and churches throughout Metro Manila and other parts of the Philippines. The ministry consists of 5 staff and more than 400 volunteers and regional coordinators in 8 regions of the Philippines. This FBC Boerne Mission disciples student leaders on topics including Trafficking, Pornography, HIV/AIDS, Homosexuality, Teen Pregnancy, Falling In and Out of Love and Courtship.
What will people be doing? Evangelism; Discipleship; Leadership development
Contact: Linda Turley I 1turley07@icloud.com 
SIBERIA MINISTRY | SHADRINSK, RUSSIA
 
Russian Baptist Churches that are sharing Christ’s love in their city and surrounding communities. Since 2005, FBC has sent short term mission teams and support to our partner churches in Shadrinsk and Dalmatovo, Russia. These two churches have a heart to reach their cities for Christ. They do this through ministering to the orphanages, rural communities, homeless, and the large male population that struggles with alcohol addiction. Over the last 20 years, response to the gospel has grown in these areas, and there is a desire to see many more come to know Christ. 
What will people be doing?
Worship; Prayer; Evangelism; Discipleship; Children’s outreach; Alcohol rehab; Homeless care
Contact: Sandra Radtke I radtkesandra@gmail.com
VIDA LIFE | YUCATAN, MEXICO
 
A church with a desire to see Cancun be known more for its faith in God than its beaches. Cancun has grown from a sleepy beach town in the 70s to a city of almost 1 million. This rapid growth has brought people from around Mexico and Central America looking for work. Vida Life, a bilingual church in the city, seeks to minister to those in the city and to reach the sprawling communities around Cancun through their mission churches. FBC has been a part of this ministry for over 10 years, and makes annual trips to continue to serve as a support in evangelism, outreach, and pastoral care. This ministry partner has had a significant number of FBC students serve alongside them over the past 10 years.
What will people be doing? Evangelism; Discipleship; Mission outreach; Church planting
Contact: James Smith I jsmith@fbcboerne.org 
MATT AND HANNAH (MONROE) POWELL | HUNTSVILLE, TX
 
A FBC partner missionary leading a student mission movement at Sam Houston University.
Hannah grew up in student ministry at FBC, and then went to university at Sam Houston in Huntsville. During her time there, she became active in Chi Alpha ministries and continued on serving with them after graduation. She is currently the Director of Short Term Missions and Resource Leader for Chi Alpha at Sam Houston. She helps oversee international student mission trips and the international friend ministries for Chi Alpha Sam Houston. FBC was a part of Hannah’s development as a student, and they have continued to support her financially as a mission leader.
What will people be doing? Evangelism; Discipleship; Mission
Contact: Sherri Layton I slayton@gvtc.com
PASTOR RICARDO ZUNIGA | CUIDAD MANTE, MEXICO
 
A missionary family proclaiming the gospel in poor rural Mexican towns. Pastor Ricardo and his wife have been living out their calling to serve as missionaries throughout northern Mexico. Native Mexicans, they studied in seminary, and then were sent out to the border of Mexico and Texas to pastor Baptist church. Ricardo pastored two churches along the border of Mexico and Texas during a very difficult time of cartel violence. In addition, he was able to start the Baptist seminary of Northern Tamaulipas, a web based seminary. His family recently moved to Ciudad Mante to start a new work. He has opened up another branch of the seminary and continues to serve as a pastor. Due to the violence in Mexico, FBC has not been able recently to visit Ricardo, but he is faithful to visit FBC and we continue a great relationship.
What will people be doing? Discipleship; Preaching; Church planting; Seminary
Contact: Byron Freemyer I bfree@gvtc.com
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD | FBC BOERNE – CHRISTMAS
 
A Christian ministry devoted to helping hurting people around the world. FBC members pack and send out hundreds of shoeboxes each year to children around the world. These shoeboxes are distributed by local pastors and community leaders in over 100 countries. The shoeboxes are delivered with the message of Christ and followed up with the Greatest Journey Discipleship program. There is a blessing of giving and receiving on both ends of these shoeboxes. 
What will people be doing? Service; Outreach; Discipleship
Contact: Brandee Lacy I brandee@gvtc.com