Brett and Michelle have four grown children. In March of 1993 they were approved as Missionary Appointees with SEND International to serve in Wroclaw, Poland where they did church planting, leadership development, evangelism and discipleship. Now Brett is Area Director and their emphasis is more on recruiting, preparing, enabling, and encouraging other missionaries to do that too in order to multiply what they are able to do in Poland and the Czech Republic. Michelle travels with Brett to minister to the wives and families. A big part of their ministry is hosting missionaries in order to minister to them. Also guests from SEND’s home office, supporters and others who come their way.
Mission: Camino Global (formerly CAM Int'l)
Professor of Theological Education
Bob and Shirley have four children and eight grandchildren. In 1965 they were accepted as missionaries to Argentina. They did church planting for one term then Bob was asked to teach in a seminary in Bolivia, since then he has taught at the seminary (SETECA) in Guatemala City for many years. Bob’s main ministry has been teaching. He currently teaches and mentors master’s and doctoral students, in the area of education, leadership and administration. He teaches both in residence and internet-based courses, and has students from Argentina to Canada, as well as Spain in his classes. Shirley travels with Bob and gets involved in projects for the needy folks in Guatemala. They have assisted and provided for many an American and others who traveled to Guatemala and found themselves in unfortunate circumstances.
Missionaries to Montana & Northern Wyoming
Jeff and Shelly have seven children. Jeff is the Area Director for 106 AWANA Clubs In Montana and Northern Wyoming. He and Shelly travel many miles and spend numerous hours doing the office work that this large number of clubs entail.
Mission: InFatih Ministries (formerly American Missionary Fellowship) Active Senior Missionaries
Frank King went to Glory in Spring of 2017 after a long battle with Cancer. He leaves behind Jewel had four grown children and 5 grandchildren. Frank and Jewel served with American Missionary Fellowship for 40 years. In addition Frank preached at several smaller churches and also helped with AWANA, preached and supplied the music at nursing homes, did hospital visitation. Jewel still attends church here at EBC.
Pastor and Rural Missionaries
Blackfoot Valley Bible Church
Art and Connie came to Blackfoot Valley Bible Church in 1998. Art is not only the Pastor but is very active in the community and school. Connie does private teaching in Science and Math. Art has taught expository preaching and inductive Bible study to Pastors in Cuba in 2002 and in Siberia in 2011. Connie teaches inductive Bible study to ladies and has been the speaker at some Christian Ladies’ Conferences.
Mission: New Tribes Mission
Finance/Accounting at Headquarters in Florida
Jay and Jonalynn have three girls and two grandchildren. In May of 1999 they became members of NTM. In 2000 they went to Papua, New Guinea. In PNG Jay served in the supply department, helping get supplies to those in the “bush” as well as those on the base. While on home assignment in 2005 it became apparent that they were needed at headquarters and they have been working there since 2006.
Missionaries to Indonesia
Dave and Esther had two children, David & Dawn. David died in a car accident when he was 17 years old. They were accepted as missionaries with Unevangelized Fields Mission (now CrossWorld) in July,1959 and started working with the Dani tribe in Irian Jaya (now Papua). They have worked with the Dani people from that time till the present. Dave spearheaded and participated in the Bible being translated into the Dani language. He and Esther are living in North Carolina but as a senior missionary he still goes back every year to encourage and teach hundreds of pastors. Dave has written two books chronicling his and Esther's experiences on the mission field: “The Amazing Danis” and "Out of the Dark Triangle." Both are available on Amazon.com, but if you wish to buy them in lots of 10 or more, you may order them from Dave Scovill at 109 Wild Goose Rd, Blythewood, SC 29016. Any profits realized in the sale of the book go toward the work of the Dani church in Papua, Indonisia.