For nearly 10 years, the Browns served as pastors to the missionary team in Africa. In 2022, they passed this role on to Scott and Natasha Edinger. Art and Sylvia have now assumed a support role for our team of missionary care couples – Scott and Natasha Edinger (Africa), Mark and Judi Morrison (Asia), Mitch and Lynn Sue Pierce (Europe), and Guy and Betsy Crawford (Latin America). The Browns will help coach, equip and strengthen FMWM’s missionary care team.
- wisdom in directing the care team to resources and training opportunities
- a strong prayer base for our missionaries and their children
- development of strong, supportive relationships among the missionary care team
Goats for Seven
It was a hot, sunny day, and our ministry team was visiting one of the refugee camps outside a major city in a creative access country. The team had received a call informing them about Magda, a woman who was widowed when extremists attacked her peaceful village in...
Counting the Cost
I’ve been listening to The Journal of John Wesley. He was chased down, stoned, rejected and condemned. Yet he proclaimed the gospel to all he could. In Acts, we find the disciples were jailed, shipwrecked, and some killed. But they kept going. Jesus died on the cross...
Realities Girls Face
The story we encountered was difficult. A student named Yanza raised her hand and shared how an older man had solicited her friends for sex in exchange for the monthly supplies they needed for their periods. We heard this while presenting training in the Mathare...
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,...