Missionaries We Support
Larry & Claire Boggs
Eagles Nest Orphanage – Guatemala
Larry and Claire are missionaries sent from the New Spring Church in Wichita, Kansas. They have served in Guatemala since 1978. They originally arrived in Guatemala to win souls for Christ and to build churches. God gave them the rewarding ministry of providing help and homes for abandoned children. They originally established Eagle’s Nest children’s home in 1984, which was moved to the new location in Sololá, Guatemala in 2005.
Samuel Balachander (Bala)
Emerging Young Leaders International -India
Samuel Balachander (Bala), and his son Aaron, teach Christian leadership principles and skills to young people in various cities in their country. They’ve also reached out with their EYL (Emerging Young Leaders) ministry to Sri Lanka, South Africa, Malaysia and several other countries. In addition, Bala’s wife, Priscilla, and daughter-in-law, run Niriksha Trust, which provides Christian guidance, health services and career skills to young women who are often marginalized.
Frontiers International Missionaries
Our supported Frontiers missionaries are working to fulfill the Great Commission among Muslim people groups, in an undisclosed area, who do not know the saving message of Jesus Christ. Our missionaries work with a church planting team living and serving where Jesus Christ is not known.
Jim & Shelly Dinsmore
Global Faith Missions - Guatemala
Jim and Shelly are Baptist missionaries serving the Lord in Petén Guatemala. They have been in Guatemala since August 2006. Their mission is to reach the rest of the hundreds of unreached villages throughout Petén with the Gospel. In pursuit of that goal they have an institute that trains national Kekchi pastors. They hope to equip these pastors Biblically, and with the means to support their families through agricultural projects. Jim and Shelley have four children, Jonah, Silas, Eden and Titus.
Andrew & Adria Medlen
Andrew was born and raised in Topeka, Kansas, and graduated from Manhattan Christian College with a degree in Family Ministry. Adria was born in Southern California and was raised in both Camarillo, California and Houston, Texas. She graduated from California State University Channel Islands with a degree in English.
Mary is City Director for World Impact in Topeka, KS and also serves as Site Coordinator of a TUMI Satellite in Topeka and is part of a Topeka SIAFU chapter. She received her B.S. in Bible/Christian Education with Emphasis in Counseling from Manhattan Christian College in 1986. Mary was the wife of a pastor, co-owned a Christian Bookstore and curriculum business for 17 years, and served youth and families through education, drama and music, mostly in rural communities.