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Missions is an important way in which we can reach the rest of the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Our missionaries include those who serve here in the United States as well as those around the globe.
Bethel Baptist Church financially supports the following missionaries:
- Roy & Nancy Jones served with ABWE planting churches around Madrid, Spain. Although they "retired" from full-time ministry in 2020, they still live in Spain and assist with their local church plant. Find out more on their website at www.jones-abwe.com, including recent prayer letters. The Association of Baptists for World Evangelism (ABWE) website featuring Spain is at www.abwe.org.
- Tom & Nancy (their last name has been withheld for security purposes) have served for over 20 years with ABWE. As a pastor, Tom originally planted churches in South Africa and later became a regional leader in Southern Africa. Tom and Nancy transitioned to the Persian Gulf in 2019 where Tom currently provides leadership for teams in western South Asia and the Middle East. For additional information related to their ministries, please contact the church office for their contact details. The Association of Baptists for World Evangelism (ABWE) website featuring South Africa is at www.abwe.org and featuring Southwest Asia is at www.abwe.org.
- Gary & Betty Holtz served with BMM at Campus Bible Fellowship in Dayton, Ohio on the campuses of Wright State University and Sinclair Community College. Although they "retired" from full-time ministry at the end of 2019, they still assist on a part-time basis. Find out more about the ministry at campusbiblefellowship.org. The Baptist Mid-Missions (BMM) website featuring college ministries is at www.bmm.org.
- The church also supports three other missionaries in their retirement (Hollaway, Hornbrook, & Fields).
In addition, Bethel Baptist Church supports the following ministries:
- Ohio Association of Regular Baptist Churches - oarbc.org. The OARBC is a home for independent, autonomous Baptist churches who desire to make a stronger stand for the Gospel in Ohio by partnering with like-minded churches.
- Our Daily Bread - odb.org. Our Daily Bread's mission is to make the life-changing wisdom of the Bible understandable and accessible to all. They are most well known for daily devotionals and other Bible-study resources.
- Shepherds Ministries in Union Grove, Wisconsin - www.shepherdsministries.org. Shepherds Ministries, a nationally recognized organization founded on Jeremiah 23:4, provides vocational, educational and residential opportunities for adults with intellectual disabilities, helping them attain appropriate independence with fulfilling jobs and lives, while also providing for their spiritual development.
"Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord." - Romans 6:11