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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

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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Hope Project

Hope Project

“Chiyembekezo” is the Chichewa word for hope. ICCM’s Chiyembekezo project seeks to care for the poorest of the poor in their community. More than half of the children sponsored through ICCM in Malawi are orphans. While some live with guardians or members of their...

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She Didn’t Know

She Didn’t Know

Irene knew she wanted to go to university to pursue a teaching degree after graduating from high school. What she didn’t know was where she would get the funds. A year after finishing high school, she met and married her husband, and over the next 10 years, they had...

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Two-Thirds Through

Two-Thirds Through

The year has been wonderful! Driven by faith, the Wesley Missionary Institute opened in January 2021 with the first class of 11 students. Most teachers have been Togolese this first term, but they have also welcomed teachers from the U.S. and Nigeria. To remind you,...

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