Missions

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Ian & Amanda Richards to Australia

by First Baptist

Ian & Amanda have been sento out of High Street Baptist Church in Springfield Missouri, where they served together before surrendering to be missionaries.  They are graduates of Baptist Bible College with degrees in Intercultural Studies. They have already completed a two-year term in Australia and are now beginning the process of raising support as […]

Daniel and Luz Palavicini, Missionaries to Nicaragua

by First Baptist

Daniel and Luz were both born in Costa Rica and both were save there.  Luz was saved in one of the churches started by Missionary Mark Perdue. They have served the Lord in both Costa Rica and the USA.  They started several Hispanic churches while serving on the staff of Midway Baptist Church in Raleigh, […]

Tom & Lisa Reesor to New Zealand

by First Baptist

Tom & Lisa have been serving in New Zealand and are participants in our Missions Conference this year.  Tom preached the opening message in the conference from the book of Malachi and shared his ministry in the “Lighthouse,” where they’ve seen some dramatic conversions to Christ.  Most recently, they have been focusing on outreach in […]

Richie and Missy Orrick to Wales

by First Baptist

In Wales, a post-Christian nation, the fastest growing religion is Islam.  77% of the 3,000,000 in Wales claim no religion whatsoever, and most are unfamiliar or resistant to Christianity. Richie and Missy Orrick served previously as missionaries to Wales and are now on deputation with a plan to return to the country by Summer 2018, […]

Phil and Vala Long to Madagascar

by First Baptist

Phil served on staff at Baptist Temple in Springfield, MO while completing his education at Baptist Bible College. During this time, he served in a variety ministries; from youth to young adult, and the bus ministry.  Phil surrendered to the mission field in the fall of 2000.  He felt the Lord burdening his heart for […]

Aaron and Chrissie McNeff to Argentina

by First Baptist

Aaron and Chrissie McNeff are graduates of Baptist Bible College and were approved as misisonaries in May of 2014.  They served an internship at High Street Baptist in Springfield MO.  They have two teenage children, Trey and Kiley. The McNeffs plan to go to Argentina.  They believe, without a shadow of a doubt, that God […]

Fredrick and Antoinette Kearney to Ghana

by First Baptist

Recently, we heard a report and preaching from Fredrick Kearney, missionary to Ghana.  The Kearneys have served in Ghana since April 2007.  In January of 2008, they began Lighthouse Baptist Church in Tema, a port city of about 200,000. There are only about 60 fundamental independent Baptist churches in the whole country of about 27 million […]

The Baltimore Rescue Mission

by First Baptist

Dr. and Mrs. Charles Buettner have served as “home” missionaries for twenty-five years at the Baltimore Rescue Mission. Mrs. Janna Buettner is the director of the Karis Home for women. Hundreds of men and women pass through the doors of the mission each year.  The gospel is faithfully preached and many have been saved.  This […]

Tim and Missy Helton to Peru

by First Baptist

Tim and Missy Helton served as Baptist Bible Fellowship missionaries to Sweden from 2005 to 2009.  They served their internship at Grace Baptist Church, Winchester, Kentucky. They are now on deputation to the country of Peru and are planning to be on the field by May 2015.  In Peru, the Heltons will be working in the Pisac […]

Max and Jennifer Kennedy to Nicaragua

by First Baptist

Max and Jennifer Kennedy have spent over two decades in ministry in the USA.  While serving here, they have always shared a common desire for world missions. Max served as the Pastor of the Park Lake Baptist Church in Sachse, Texas for eighteen years before surrendering to God’s call to Nicaragua.  Jennifer grew up as […]