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Missions - Foreign

Below is a list of our foreign missionaries that we support here at Smithtown Gospel Tabernacle.



SGT has adopted the Banjar, an unreached people group of over 4 million situated primarily in Indonesia; they have no viable, self-supporting, propagating church yet, but inroads are being made.. Pray for the field workers who serve in this sensitive area of the world.


Eric & Cindy Black
Hannah, Jillian, Emily, Elijah, Caleb & Naomi
YWAM—Blliri, Nigeria 
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Eric & Cindy are serving in Billiri, Nigeria, where they are pioneering a new ministry, Billiri Education Center, in a mostly rural environment. The focus of the ministry includes evangelism, discipleship, family ministry, community development, and frontier missions.


Mike & Joyce Bond
Global Radio Outreach
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Mike and Joyce Bond are the founders of Global Radio Outreach, also known as EMission to Islam. Through G.R.O. they evangelize and disciple Muslims throughout their world using a strategy that involves a fusion radio and Internet technologies, with a potential audience of just over one-half billion listeners. Letters are coming in from Muslims, converts and other listeners in 58 countries.

 Braatan_final-01 Ron and Linda Braaten
Oasis Ministry - Belize, Central America
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The ministry of the Braatens includes hosting teams, building houses for families in need, running a preschool and mobile library and pastoring Mt. Hope Bible Church. Children are discipled and prepared for the work of ministry. Oasis Ministry sponsors children for school through a program wherein the children earn their sponsorship.


Nick and Rosie Brackett
YWAM – Chiang Rai, Thailand
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Rosie is a teacher at Chiang Rai International Christian School.  Her service enables other missionaries and full-time Christian workers to engage in their ministry callings.  Nick is a trainer for Alpha Thailand, equipping others for evangelism through Alpha.  He also runs Alpha at different locations in their city.


Tom and Bev Brumbley
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Evangelistic World Outreach is quickly approaching its 45th year of ministry in Haiti.  Tom and Bev Brumbley are the founders and directors of the mission, with a headquarters on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince and a total of 11 churches and 7 schools.  Their main emphasis is to the children of Haiti, with a Chapel Bible program in 40 schools, reaching about 7000 students weekly.  Currently, assistance is being given in the south and southwest to restore churches, schools, and homes that were damaged last year from Hurricane Matthew.


Michael and Jodi Bunn
Benjamin, Micha, Megan, Mattias, Lukas
JAARS, Waxhaw, NC
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Mike evaluates new potential pilot/mechanics at JAARS and trains them for missions flights. He also travels to promote aviation in missions and does recurrency training for active field pilots on furlough. This year Mike has been asked to focus on helicopter training for new missionaries. Jodi helps to direct the Intercultural Communications Course which focuses on holistic preparation for new cross-cultural workers. She has been asked to help lead the Learning and Development Department of JAARS, which exists to strengthen people for service together. Jodi also travels and speaks within the Fellowship of Christian Assemblies as the missions representative to the FCA USA national board.


Mrs. Billie Call (retired)

Mrs. Call served for many years along with her late husband, George, in Monrovia, Liberia. Billie is now retired.


Bruce and Linda Cannon
SEND International - Farmington, Michigan
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Bruce and Linda serve with SEND International providing care and oversight to the 330+ SEND missionaries sent from the US to serve in over twenty countries around the world.  Bruce works with new missionaries and those back on home assignment, as well as those in crisis or transition.  Their goal is to encourage, equip and empower these workers to not only survive but to thrive in cross-cultural ministry that is both fruitful and sustainable. Before beginning this assignment in 2011, Bruce and Linda served as church planters in Poland for 17 years.

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Rev. Rich and Esther Collingridge
JAARS, Waxhaw, NC
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Rev. Rich and Esther Collingridge have been missionaries overseas for over 35 years and served as Missions Pastor at SGT for 14 years. Presently they are working with Jungle Aviation and Radio Service (JAARS) which is the technical arm for Wycliffe USA.


Jason and Myra deFord
Create International – Thailand
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Jason and Myra De Ford are missionaries working with Create International, a ministry of Youth With a Mission (YWAM). They produce evangelistic films, art and animation for unreached people groups (UPG) as well as documentaries raising awareness of the needs of UPG. Their heart is to give all people an opportunity to clearly see, hear and understand the gospel of Jesus Christ. The De Fords, with their two children Tahlia and Raphael, are currently based in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

 Haegelun_Final-01 Mick and Mary Haegeland
YWAM - Nepal
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Mick and Mary work in and for the nation of Nepal. They are involved with leadership development for Nepali leaders, business as mission, village development projects and working to end human trafficking from Nepal. Mick and Mary both teach on many topics in missions courses around the world.

Paula Herbst
Zacatecas, Mexico
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Serving as a teacher in the Colegio Americano, an American Christian School, in Zacatecas, Mexico. Assisting in the ministry of the Roca Eterna church to the community, and the Casa Hogar orphanage.

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Youth With A Mission – Eastern Europe
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Kelly is presently part of the YWAM Europe leadership and oversees a team of leaders in Kyiv, Ukraine. Vicki leads a teacher training certification program with the University of the Nations that trains Christian teachers throughout Ukraine. The Hoodikoff's are also overseeing an anti-human trafficking ministry in Moldova. Presently, the Hoodikoff's are pioneering a golf focused Discipleship Training School in Phoenix, AZ with a vision to multiply golf ministries around the world.


Harun Ibrahim
Broadcast and Internet Ministry
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The ministry spreads the Gospel through media – TV, radio, internet, literature and follows up ministry in target areas.



Heather Lewis
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Heather coordinates an outreach from among the churches to asylum seekers and refugees. Most of the asylums seeker come from countries in conflict in the region, and most are Islamic. The desire of the churches is to demonstrate God's love and speak His truth so that lives would be transformed.


Jay and Joan McQuillen
Durbanville, South Africa
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Jay and Joan serve in the Western Cape area in South Africa. Their ministry includes discipleship training, teaching, preaching, evangelism and empowerment projects. They are the main supporters of the feeding program at City of Refuge in Manenberg.
 Jargal_final-01 Munkhjargal and Duya
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Munkhjargal and Duya are national leaders and senior pastors of Transformation Mongolia, a church planting network. Eleven churches have been planted in different parts of Mongolia and a missionary couple has been assigned to serve in Inner Mongolia, China. They have also set up Royal Rangers, Rejoice Recovery (a program for people with addictions) and a soccer ministry.

 Mursalin_final-01 Mohamed Alim Mursalin
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Pastor Mursalin is a member of the national board of the Full Gospel Fellowship of Churches in Guyana. He is directly responsible for twenty-two churches in three districts. Other ministry includes teaching and directing leadership development through the training of locals, reaching the unreached via TV ministry, church planting and humanitarian aid. Pastor Mursalin also travels worldwide conducting Islamic Awareness Seminars through the ministry of Operation Crescent Moon Outreach.

Mike and Carol Ann Poynor (retired)
Operation Mobilization, Atlanta, GA 
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Mike serves in advisory roles and some engineering design and research projects for the LOGOS HOPE ship. Carol Ann provides communication resources and maintains correspondence with the alumni of OM Ships.

 Rasm_Final-01 Nathan and Karen Rasmussen
Missions Training Program (MTP)
Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Congo (DRC)
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“Training the reached of Africa to reach the unreached." Nathan and Karen work together with their son Tori and many others to motivate the African church through mission seminars, mission schools, and development projects to see the UPG's of Africa reached for Christ. They also continue to work with Pentecostal Evangelistic Fellowship of Africa (PEFA) in East and Central Africa in Bible School training, church planting, refugee work, etc...

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Missions Training Program
Tanzania, East Africa
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Tori’s primary focus is to assist in cultivating an African missions movement – to see the African church sending their own missionaries and to experience rapidly reproducing church movements. His goal is to help new African missionaries get started in the mission field as well as helping them to begin church planting initiatives. He also continues to work on felt needs projects such as the Road Project and setting up a clinic in Kansansa.


Olivia Reyes
Go To Nations - Thailand 

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Anna and Terence Sullivan
Greater Europe Mission
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Anna and Terence Sullivan are missionaries as pastors and community organizers in southwest London, England. In a globally influential city deemed “pre-Christian,” their passion is to engage the young adults of London and disciple them in encountering the loving relationship and power of Jesus. Through ministries such as “Healing on the Streets” (praying for physical and emotional healing over individuals), “Club Angels” (devoted to reaching the nightclub scene), “JobClub” (establishing employment for the homeless), worship, and sponsoring creative community events they are seeking to spark kingdom revival in Balham and beyond.  

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Lee Anne Risk
Mexico and Latin America
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Since 1983 Lee Anne’s focus is to see the Christians in Latin America trained to do the work of ministry. This involves Bible and worship ministry schools, short-term outreaches, orphanages, the local church and a Christian school in English for preschool-high school. She is also on the board of directors of Canzion Institutes; which has many Ministry Schools throughout Latin America, Africa and Europe.


 Simnowitz_final-01 Adam and Cyndi Simnowitz
Dearborn, Michigan
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The Simnowitz family primarily minister to Arabic speaking Muslims. They are involved in personal evangelism, a church plant, teaching ESL, teaching the Bible at their church and the local Teen Challenge, discipleship, writing articles & tracts, providing training to minister to Muslims, etc. Adam continues with the “Book Project,” a digitization project of the writings of pioneer missionaries to Muslims (i.e. pre-1950).
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YWAM—Porto Velho, Brazil
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Antonio and Cynthia are serving the indigenous population living both in and around the small town of Santa Rosa do Purus with a focus on the Kulina Indians.   They minister in the eight Kulina villages which received Proclaimers (audio Bibles) last year. The Indians who live in Santa Rosa are being reached through their involvement in the kids ministry at the local church.  The church population is nearly 80% indigenous.   While in Porto Velho, Cynthia works with the Maria's Project which is geared toward at risk adolescent girls in the surrounding river community. They want to launch the Maria's Project in Santa Rosa. 


SGT has adopted the Souss Berber of Morocco, an unreached people group of over 3 million who have no viable, self-supporting, propagating church. Pray that God will send workers to serve in this very needy area of the world.

 tiwari Rajesh & Jeanette Tiwari
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What we are doing in India is: Training/Equipping Leaders, including training in the word of God, Discipleship training and Story of Redemption, Ministering to the Unreached- Our Specific focus groups would be Hindus and Kashmirs Muslims. Our Region is Northern, Western, Central and North Western States of India.


 IMG_0879b.JPG Tom Victor
The Great Commission Coalition - Houston, Texas
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Tom is serving as a catalyst for mission, prayer and next generation movements with a special focus on Asia and the 10/40 Window area. He has been building partnerships between cities in the West and strategic regions overseas like Indonesia and Northern India. Tom is part of the executive team for the International Prayer Council and also serves as the facilitator for the North American Region for the 4 to 14 Window Movement, (children ages 4 to 14).  Tom's wife, Mercy, recently went to be with the Lord.
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Bob and Mariel Ward (retired)
Bible Translators - Arlington, Texas

Bob and Mariel have been Bible translators for a large  Muslim group in the Southern Philippines. Bob went to be with the Lord this year and Mariel is keeping in touch with her former mission field as well as being active in a local church.