Missions

"Go therefore and make disciples of all nations"

Matthew 28:19

Here at Frist, we take seriously the call to "Go into all the nations" and support several missionaries that have also answered that call!

Active Missionaries

These are active missionaries locally and across the globe that First Baptist Lodi supports.

KEN & GWEN BAKER

Cross Culture Ministry
Ken & Gwen are on a special assignment in a sensitive region of the world and involved in ministry training and instructional development.

D & M B.

Muslim World
Muslims live largely in the great arc of territory stretching from West Africa thru Central Asia, to Indonesia. Their growth is significant: from 12.3% of the world population in 1900 to 21.1% in 2000. Conversion growth has been greatest in West Africa, Indonesia and USA.

Harold & Coni Knepper

Hope of the Nations Bible College, Tanzania
After 28 years of Youth and Christian Camping ministry in the states, Harold and Coni felt the call of God to become full-time missionaries in another country. God led them to Tanzania, East Africa. In 2007 and formed Hope of the Nations Bible College.

DENNIS & NANCY PALMER

Cameroon - Medical Missions & Seminary Teaching
Dennis is, among other things, the medical director of the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program. The program trains young Cameroonian physicians. It’s a great opportunity to help them increase their medical skills and grow spiritually.

MARCOS & VERONICA SCHULTZ

Olive Tree Ministry -  Mexico
Church planting and sending of missionaries to other areas in Mexico and beyond.

CAROL ALEXANDER

Learning to Hope, India
We are supporting Grace English School in Assam through the help of Carol and our very own Brewed Coffee Bar here in our lobby.

JUAN IBARRA

YouthReach - San Joaquin County & St. Nicolas, Mexico
Providing guidance to adolescents to help them reach their academic, life skill, and physical goals.

OLIVER & KARISSA HAUMANN

Cameroon
Sharing the gospel through the ministries of physical therapy and radio.

SAM & MEGHAN URICH SRIPRAI

Pioneers, Thailand
Church planting, worship ministries, services to the poor.

JOHN & KRISZTA BROUWER

Entrust - Hungary
John teaches spiritual formation at a university in Budapest and works with a team developing theological curriculum for training pastors.

SCOTT & RUTHIE CLARK

Cameroon Wycliffe Bible Translation
Scripture Engagement Promoters with specialization in Arabic script transliteration.

CALVIN & SUSANNE HOHN

Cameroon -  Director, NABC
Calvin and Susanne Hohn and their two girls have been long-term missionaries for North American Baptist Conference in western Africa. There, they are sharing the Gospel message with villagers, teaching, building partnerships, and serving vulnerable families.

DAVID & JULEE SCHOCH

Church Planting - Albania
David and Julee minister to a local people group through friendship evangelism and mentoring.  To be added to their newsletter list, you can e-mail David at dschoch@pobox.com

JONATHON & JERRI S.

Muslim Nations
They are working in Muslim nations to promote the gospel through their jobs in engineering and road work. They are bringing light into the darkness through the telling of life story.

STEVE & DAWN LIBERTI

Florida
The Liberti's have ongoing local ministries involving creative evangelism, church planting, addiction recovery ministry, counseling, training and discipling. They also send teams to other countries in Europe to extend the proclamation of the gospel using creative arts.

NATE & JUDY GLASS

Oregon State at Corvallis - CRU
Nate and Judy have a vibrant ministry to college students through one to one discipleship and outreach events.

JAMEE MARTINEZ

YWAM, New Zealand
Reaching out to foster children with programs and placements.

MissionarY Organizations

These are organizations both locally and across the globe that First Baptist Lodi supports.

BIBLE SCHOOL MINISTRY

BICOL CENTER for
CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP

Russia
Christian values of loving, sacrificial service and moral integrity might dispel the corrosive impact and legacy of Communism on both society and the Christian Church.

WORLD VISION

Lesotho (in southern Africa)
Individuals and families at FBC sponsor about 200 children and as a church we also help with community projects in the Mapoteng Area such as providing clean water and building bridges.

ONE-EIGHTY TEEN CENTER

Jake & Alison McGregor, Executive Directors - Lodi, CA
Individuals and families at FBC sponsor about 200 children One-Eighty Youth Programs exists to impact the lives of third through twelfth-grade students by providing a safe place for teens that produces meaningful activities, mentoring relationships, and support systems that encourage spiritual growth and promote positive development.

THE SALVATION ARMY

Lodi, CA
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

ASLAN CHILD RESCUE MINISTRY

Sacramento, CA
Calling the poor to the love of God through acts of kindness that are given in partnership with local leaders, in the hope of establishing long lasting and strategic benefit. This mission is carried out worldwide by various projects
Philippines - Training Pastors & Church Workers
BCCL is a thriving training school based in the city of Legazpi in Albay Province and with ministry extending to other cities and provinces. Lead by Claire & Tim Marker.

FAMILY CHRISTIAN RADIO

Estonia
Estonia Christian Ministries delivers transformative Christian content through radio and the internet: ECM has been a pioneer in Christian radio in Estonia, and continues to invest in new technology to reach and encourage new audiences.

DIRECTIONS MEDICAL CLINIC

Lodi, CA
Pregnancy Resource Center is a life-affirming licensed medical clinic that provides pregnancy testing, nurse consultations, and obstetrical ultrasound. The Center offers education about parenting, abortion, adoption, contraception, and sexual health. A parenting program providing parenting support and baby care items is offered.

LODI HOUSE

Lodi, CA
Providing compassionate support, counseling, and shelter to homeless women and children.

GRACE & MERCY CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

Lodi, CA
Supplying meals and food to the local needy and to dozens of other service organizations.

RESTORING MEN

Faith Home Teen Challenge - Ceres, CA
We are a Christ-Centered discipleship ministry for men age 18 and older. We provide an intense 12-16 month residential program with Bible-Based instruction in a structured and caring environment..

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