Jordan and Audrey are from McPherson, Kansas, and have been active members of the Free Methodist Church for five years. Audrey’s background as an administrative assistant for the Central Region Conference of the Free Methodist Church has prepared her for their current mission. Jordan graduated with his ministry degree from Central Christian College and has served in missions in several countries, including Mexico, Haiti and Mozambique. Jordan will facilitate partnerships between African leaders and U.S. churches, and Audrey will serve through administrative work supporting effective partnerships.
- smooth transition and successful adaptation to the new culture and language in Togo
- grace and understanding as they integrate into the local community
- safety and health of the family, including their two toddlers.
- meaningful and fruitful relationships, enabling effective ministry
- people in West Africa to have hearts and minds open to receive the gospel
- establishment of thriving church plants in the region
Picture a circle of young Togolese women. They are gathered for the Thrive/Wunders training. Yvonne, the Thrive Kenya leader conducting the training, said, “OK, pretend you are a teacher … and ‘you,’ you are an Auntie from church. Bella, pretend you are the nurse.”...
Mamoud Koroma is his name. He joined us after serving with another church. The pastor of this church had died, and young Koroma was unsure what he should do next. He started praying. Then he met Pastor Emmanuel Mbawa. Mbawa had returned to Sierra Leone after years of...
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,...
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,...