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Glenn Lorenz

Africa Area Associate Director



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Glenn Lorenz began serving as the Africa Area Associate Director in October 2022. His work focuses on recruiting, onboarding, training, and coaching missionary teams to live in Africa and support the national church leaders. This revitalized focus will strengthen the connection between the U.S. church and FM ministries throughout Africa.

Glenn and his wife, Wendy, began serving as FMWM missionaries on the Latin America team in 2017. Glenn had experience working with missionary teams and developing healthy leaders in Latin America. Before his missionary service, Glenn chaired the Ministry and Theology Department at Central Christian College of Kansas, planted a church in Arizona, and served a church in the Sierra Pacific Conference.

Glenn’s wife, Wendy, serves the FMWM team in Latin America and globally, caring for Third Culture Kids (TCKs). 

Children: Libby, Isaac, Jakin, Ellie

Pray For

  • future FM missionaries to Africa who will respond wholeheartedly to the Lord’s call
  • church leaders and missionaries to seek the Lord with all of their hearts
  • the Lord to continue mobilizing workers
  • wisdom and discernment for Glenn
  • wisdom in identifying and empowering workers to serve in Africa
  • Glenn and Wendy’s four children to learn trust in God for all of life’s circumstances

Recent Heartbeat Articles

Obedient to the Call

Obedient to the Call

When forced to leave their home in the Congo, many Free Methodists landed in the Nyarugusu refugee camp in Tanzania.The Nyarugusu camp in Tanzania has a population of more than 300,000. In the camp, there are more than 50 FM churches. When communities were forced to...

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Available and Willing

Available and Willing

Pastor Yembekezeni Kantini leads a growing Free Methodist church just outside the capital city of Lilongwe, Malawi, in a village called Mtonda. Though a fully organized society, the Mtonda Free Methodist Church had been without a pastor for some time following the...

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The Logical Choice

The Logical Choice

Kalson was a member of Full Gospel Mission back home in the north. But when he came to Douala (Cameroon), he occasionally fellowshipped with the Free Methodists. “Occasionally” is an honest and generous adverb. Kalson is a teacher of philosophy and logic. About two...

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Thriving from East to West…Africa

Thriving from East to West…Africa

Thrive Kenya leaders Yvonne Mtafuta and Lillian Kanji were excited, eager and a bit nervous in the weeks leading up to their first international mission trip. They had the opportunity to travel to West Africa where they would share about Thrive with the FMC in Lomé,...

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