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Jonathan serves globally as a consultant for churches and leaders, especially in the area of teaching/training Christians how to build life-giving relationships with Muslims through dialogue, peacemaking, witness, and hospitality. He leads EMM's Christian-Muslim Relations Team.
Michael serves in Lebanon, Pa., with his wife, Deborah, and their two children. Michael has experienced the life-transforming power of the gospel in his personal life, and he desires to extend the hope of Christ to others by reaching out to the forgotten members of society, including people in his city who are returning from incarceration or rehabilitation from substance abuse. He understands the obstacles to reconnecting with society and building meaningful relationships. It is his deepest desire to come alongside men, supporting his community through social relationships and mentoring, and also by networking among ministries and city services.
Darrel and Miriam* and their family serve with a young church that has become a home to people from many nationalities. Darrel has served in pastoral oversight, and Miriam has been involved with the development of various church ministries, including reaching out to immigrants. Darrel serves as regional representative for West Europe.
Eric and Janelle* are working, as members of an international church, to build a healthy, diverse, Christ-centered community that equips disciples to extend the kingdom of God to their city in Germany and to the world. They are also actively becoming more involved in their local neighborhood by prayer-walking, volunteering at their children's schools, hospitality, and participating in a community garden. Their prayer is that the kindness of Jesus, working in and through them, would draw their neighbors and friends to repentance and freedom in Christ.
Tim and Julie serve in Belize with their three children. They support the local outreach of the Garifuna churches in southern Belize — helping to envision and develop new ministries, mentoring leaders, and walking with an emerging youth movement. They are building relationships with the leaders of the broader Christian community in Dangriga to determine what supportive ministries are needed.
Sonya serves in administration at Crossroads-Torchbearers Albania which facilitates an international Bible school and Christian summer camps for children and youth. She serves alongside the Erseke Evangelical Church in ministry to disadvantaged children through an after school program and children's home.
Daryl and Jen serve in Costa Rica with their four children, supporting the local discipleship network VidaNet. They serve on the leadership team of VidaNet and give leadership to the daily operations at Casa VidaNet. Daryl assists with organizing finances and administrative responsibilities for VidaNet. The programs of VidaNet provide long- and short-term discipleship and leadership training for young people from Central and North America. Jen serves as hospitality coordinator for VidaNet, planning and preparing for individuals and groups who stay at Casa VidaNet. Jen also serves as a counselor for El Nido, VidaNet's crisis pregnancy center which provides support and resources for mothers and children in crisis.