Stories from our Missions Partners

African Renewal Ministries | Kampala, Uganda

African Renewal Ministries seeks to renew Africa through the gospel of Jesus Christ and the local church by embracing children, equipping leaders, and empowering communities.

Founded in 1990 by Pastor Peter Kasirivu through Gaba Community Church in response to overwhelming needs in Kampala, ARM has grown to seven affiliated ministries that impact more than 30 communities across Uganda. FBC partnered with ARM in 2004 to support indigenous leadership training, church planting, and community outreach ministries.

What will people be doing? Discipleship, outreach service.

Founder: Pastor Peter Kasirivu,

Contact:  John Nipp

Casa Del Aguila | Limatambo, Peru

A Christ-centered orphanage, school, and church community that cares for the rural Quechua of Peru.

Started by a FBC deacon, 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 six community churches.

What will people be doing? Discipleship, education, evangelism, orphan care, community development.

Director: Jamie Gonzales,

Contact: Sherri Layton

Celebrate Hope Ministries | Rakai, Uganda

Celebrate Hope Ministries is a Christian-driven NGO who aim is to transform lives of destitute children and coffee farmer households by investing in the whole family through a sustainable strategy of:  1 Pastor + 1 Congregation + 1 Family = Transformed Communities.

Launched in 2009 by Pastor Fredie Sekyewa, CHM has been able to penetrate communities by training and equipping local pastors and empowering households through child/family development program.

What will people be doing? Discipleship, outreach, service.

Founder & Ministry Director: Pastor Fredie Sekyewa,

Contact: John Nipp

Good Shepherd’s Ministries | Mongolia

Good Shepherd’s Ministries exists to support growth of God’s Kingdom in Mongolia.

Led by missionary David Beckett, GSM has built a strong team of young Christian leaders in Mongolia. Through partnership with the Mongolian Evangelical Society, GSM trains and encourages pastors, leaders, and disciples throughout the vast regions of Mongolia. GSM is making sure that first generation Christians receive discipleship training and encouragement through the Mongolian Online Christian Resource Center, a high quality online resource that Mongolians all over the world can access to study God’s word and hear sound doctrine in their own language.

What will people be doing? Discipleship, leadership development.

Founder: David Beckett,

Contact: Terry Taylor

Jon & Kathryn Geerlings Family – Africa Inland Mission | Korr, Kenya

FBC missionaries who have a heart for discipleship among the unreached in Africa.

Jon, Kathryn, and their three children, Thomas, Benjamin and Millie, are living and working among the Rendille people group in Korr, Kenya.  Jon helps to design and build church/school buildings to see Christ-centered churches established in unreached places.  Kathryn disciples women and passes on ministry skills to local leaders to help them better serve their local church.

What will people be doing? Discipleship, outreach, service.

FBC Contacts:  Paul HarkleroadSarah Harkleroad

Kishinev Bible Church Ministries | Chisinau, Moldova

Founded by American missionaries in 1993, the Kishinev Bible Ministries are now led by ordained Moldovan pastors who remain close to churches in the United States.

KBC serves Russian- and Romanian-speaking people through church outreach programs and various projects, such as summer camps, sports events, humanitarian aid  assistance, and medical missions in villages. KBC also founded the Moldova Bible Seminary to train and equip national missionaries for new church plants in Eastern European countries and Central Asia.

What will people be doing? Discipleship, evangelism, youth outreach.

Director/Teaching Pastor: Evghenii Sologubenco,

Contact: Lisa Hilgemeier

Jessica Shipman – Young Life Military Club Beyond! | Spangdahlem, Germany

Jessica is a long time member of FBC Boerne who is serving with Club Beyond which is Young Life – Military at Spangdahlem Air Force Base in Germany.

Club Beyond serves our military installations around the world seeking to serve American troops by investing in their children who, because of the challenges they face, have the potential to become resilient leaders of tomorrow  Jessica’s desire is to come alongside teenagers, meet them where they are, love them unconditionally, and use that “foot in the door” to share the gospel with them.  Jessica serves as the Community Director and oversees the “club” programs for Spandahlem Air Base.

What will people be doing? Discipleship, outreach, service.

Contact: Jessica Shipman

FBC Contacts: Perry ShipmanBobbi Shipman

Salt Block Ministries | Boerne, TX

Salt Block Ministries equips rural Christian leaders in developing nations.

Led by former FBC Boerne Pastor Bubba Stahl, SBM provides continuing education, training, and encouragement to indigenous pastors through on-site teaching, preaching, and providing written leadership materials. Over 500 pastors from Indonesia, Kenya, Mongolia, Peru, Siberia, and Uganda have received training.

What will people be doing? Service; Outreach; Discipleship.

Founder: Bubba Stahl,

Contact: Terry Taylor

Serve Trust Ministries | Narasaraopet, India

A registered NGO located in Narasaraopet in southeast India.

Serve Trust’s mission is to holistically minister to the physical and spiritual needs of the marginalized, destitute, sick and forgotten in Indian society. Serve Trust is an organization with a range of ministries focused on seeking justice and opportunity for those that society rejects or takes advantage of because they are caught in the debilitating nexus of poverty, hunger, commercial sex work, lack of education, and HIV and other infectious diseases. Their ministries include homes for adults and orphans with HIV, homes for the elderly and leprosy victims, three schools for slum children, computer and sewing schools.

What will people be doing? Caring for the poor; Educating children; Encouraging the work.

Founder: Leena Lavanya,

Contact: Lea Freemyer

Siberia Ministry | Dalmatovo and Shadrinsk, Russia

Russian Baptist Churches that are sharing Christ’s love in their cities and surrounding communities.

FBC has sent short term mission teams and support to our partner churches in Shadrinsk and Dalmatovo, Russia since 2005. These two churches have a heart to reach their cities for Christ through ministering to  orphans, rural communities, special needs adults, homeless, and a large male population that struggles with drug and alcohol addictions. 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? Discipleship; evangelism, mission outreach.

Contact: Sandra Radtke

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 have 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; church planting, education, job training.

Contact: John Nipp

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 1970s 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 15 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