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Missions

At Katy Bible Church, we are passionate about missions and long to see God receive glory throughout the nations as His gospel spreads. We are currently supporting 30 missionaries globally, with over 30% of our budget designated to missions. Below, you will find information about many of the missionaries we support. To learn more about a specific missionary or organization, click the missionary's name to be directed to their website.

 

Darko and Lidija Adamek: Child Evangelism Fellowship, Serbia/Eastern Europe

Darko and Lidija's ministry includes coordinating the CEF ministry, conducting training courses, organizing Christian children's camps, conferences and meetings in Serbia/Eastern Europe to reach children with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. 

Art and Robin Allen: Navigator's Military Ministry, U.S. Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA USA

Art and Robin's mission consists of reaching out to soldiers and their families by bringing the life-changing message of the Gospel into their lives.

Karl and Julie Bannert: CMC, Serbia

Karl and Julie's Christian children's camp seeks to provide a place where children and families can go to get away from the distractions of everyday life and listen to the voice of the Lord in a relaxing, inviting, fun environment. Both Karl and Julie's ministries focus on Evangelism and Relational Discipleship to children and their families. Karl's primary ministry focuses on planning, oversight, and construction/development of the physical camp. Julie's ministry includes being a representative and trained counselor to help missionary families with their children's education and relational adjustment issues through SHARE Intl. in Europe, Eastern Europe, and Africa.

Don and Jean Bartel: Navigators, CO USA

Don and Jean seek to equip everyday people right where they are, to reach out to their friends, family, and neighbors with the Gospel. By sharing everyday life through discipleship and mentoring, they desire to make an impact on the spiritual life of those in our neighborhoods, communities, cities, suburbs, and small towns. Specifically, Don serves on the Navigator's Neighbors national leadership team and oversees several networks. He is a coach, linkage leader, and resource person for five city leaders and he leads a team of people on a Vocation Project.

Dr. Phil and Arleen Blycker: Camino Global, TX USA

Phil and Arleen are presently "musicianaries" at Rio Grande Bible Institute in Edinburgh, TX, training Spanish-speaking missionaries and spreading the Gospel with music throughout Central and South America. They have served in Costa Rica, taught at SECTECA Seminary in Guatemala, and in Mexico at the Puebla Bible Institute. Phil has been instrumental in producing a hymnal for Spanish speakers.

Joe and Jessica Birkmire: Mars Hill, TX USA

Joe works with translation partners, assuring they get the media they need. He is also working on The HOPE, an 80-minute motion picture about God's promise of the Gospel for all unreached peoples and languages throughout the world.

Thomas and Rindy Fleming: World Reach, Albania

The Fleming family has served in Russia, Ukraine, and now in Albania through World Reach. They are involved in church planting by teaching, preaching, evangelism, and leadership training. They also work with "Light to the Blind," an expanding ministry which offers discipleship and Christian summer camp opportunities for the blind.

Judy Gidden: Child Evangelism Fellowship, TX USA

Judy is a trainer at Child Evangelism Fellowship, a Bible-centered, worldwide organization that is dedicated to seeing every child reached with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ, discipled and established in a local church.

Drs. Mitch and Zhava Glaser: Chosen People, NY USA

Dr. Mitch Glaser is President of Chosen People Ministries and Dr. Zhava Glaser is on the faculty of the Charles L. Feinberg Center for Messianic Jewish Studies. Together, they work to evangelize, disciple, and serve Jewish people everywhere. Chosen People Ministries reaches Jewish population centers in America, Europe, South America, and Israel. They also serve Gentile Christian churches (like KBC) to teach us the Jewish roots of our Christian faith.

Dr. Bobby and Linnet Gupta: Hindustan Bible Institute, India

Dr. Bobby Gupta is the president of Hindustan Bible Institute & College and Interdenominational and Evangelical Seminary. Formal, informal, and cross-cultural training programs are offered through both HBI Chennai and seven regional training centers throughout India. Graduating over 9000 men and women to evangelize, disciple, and plant churches throughout India, they also have established orphanages, hospitals, and job training centers. Their vision is to plant dynamic, transformational churches throughout all of India, in order to give every person an opportunity to hear, understand, and respond to the Gospel; in this way, believers will be discipled into communities within their own context, so that Christ is radiated in everything they do.

Colter Jones: World Indigenous Missions, Peru

Colter's testimony is, my life is worth nothing to me unless I use it for finishing the work assigned to me by the Lord Jesus - the work of telling others the good news about the wonderful grace of God.  -Acts 20:24

Joel and Rachel Kirby: IBM Global, South Africa

Joel is the Director of Onthatile Children’s Ministries, a non-profit organization that rescues abandoned babies in Johannesburg and surrounding cities in South Africa.  He and Rachel provide a safe haven for these children until they can be placed in forever families, sometimes through adoption and other times through long term foster care. They train volunteers and local churches to have the "Pure Religion" vision of James 1:27: Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world. Joel and Rachel have themselves adopted two children and include two more permanently fostered children in their own family.

Alexey and Tonya Kolomiytsev: Globeworks , WA USA

After having done Christian mission work for years in Russia, Alexey now serves as pastor-teacher of Word of Grace Bible Church in Battle Ground, WA. Word of Grace reaches a large Russian-speaking population in both the US and overseas countries. He is also the head of the Word of Grace Ministry, which includes a Bible institute and media ministry.

Mark and Donna McDonnel: World Venture, Ukraine

Mark is Professor of Biblical Studies, Biblical Languages (Greek, Hebrew, and Latin), and Theology at Kiev Theological Seminary, an extension of Talbot Seminary, CA USA. He communicates the Word and Compassion of Christ in the context of training men and women for evangelism, church planting, and leadership in the church and with students from countries of the former Soviet Union. He and Donna also serve those with special needs and disabilities in the Darnitsa region of Kyiv, Ukraine.

Jaime and Tammy: Ethnos 360 (formerly New Tribes Mission), South America

Jaime and Tammy are working with an unreached people group in the Amazon, translating the Bible into their language and presenting the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. This also includes teaching and discipling in the Word of God in order to equip more disciple-makers to go to neighboring tribes.

Jim and Lydia Munn: Crossworld, France

Jim and Lydia are involved in teaching, preaching, local evangelism and discipleship.

Bill and Linda Parker: Camino Global, TX USA

Bill and Linda are currently developing the mentoring ministry to help better prepare Spanish speakers to face the challenges of cross-cultural ministry in various Spanish-speaking countries around the world.

Jamie Rench: Wycliffe Bible Translators, West Africa

Jamie is serving as an exegetical advisor to assist with Bible translation projects in West Africa.

Greg and Dawn Sanford: Ethnos360 (formerly New Tribes Mission), PA USA

Since 1991, Greg has served as an NTM representative and conference speaker, sharing the couple's experiences in South America among the Yanomami people. Greg also serves as US Director of Mobilization and directs NTM's Wayumi program in Central Pennsylvania.

Alexander (Sasha) and Natasha Savich: World Venture, Eastern Europe

Alex (Sasha) has been an influential pastor, a pastor to pastors, having taught at several seminaries in Ukraine (including Lviv and Kiev Theological Seminaries) training leaders for ministry. He speaks at conferences and has been instrumental in church planting and evangelism throughout Ukraine.

Chris and Margaret Segrest: Navigators, TX USA

Through small-group Bible studies and life-on-life discipleship, we come alongside people/students and teach them to be Christ's followers as they study and apply the Word.

Cathy Stamey: Network of International Christian Schools, Japan

Cathy has served faithfully as a teacher with the International Christian Academy of Nagoya (ICAN) in Japan to provide an English, Christian curriculum based on a Christian philosophy and values.

Scot and Robin Ullrich: Global Training Network, Houston TX USA

Through intensive, on-site conferences, Scot and Robin serve pastors by providing teaching and training in essential doctrine, vital Christian character, and practical ministry skills in various parts of Eastern Europe.

Tom and Terry Van Gorkom: Rio Grande Bible Institute, TX USA

Tom and Terry are developing Christ-centered, Spanish-speaking leaders with a Biblical worldview for the global church at Rio Grande Bible Institute. Tom heads up Radio Esperanza (HOPE) ministry, a valuable tool for mass Evangelistic outreach. Terry is in charge of the accounting and finances of RGBI. Together they are reaching lost people, providing support in the training of believers, and supporting local churches. 

Dale and Cathy Weagant: Camp Peniel, TX USA

Dale and Cathy have been serving for over 50 years in evangelizing, discipling, and counseling youth. Their service also includes construction, maintenance, wrangling, and all around support toward Christian camping in central Texas.

Pregnancy Help Center, Katy TX USA

The Pregnancy Help Center is dedicated to meeting the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of anyone affected by an unplanned pregnancy.

KHCB Christian Radio, Houston TX USA

The mission is: to introduce you to the Lord Jesus Christ as your personal Savior, to nurture your spiritual growth and personal involvement in a local church, and to encourage and comfort you with beautiful music and Bible teaching.

Rio Grande Bible Ministries, TX USA

Training Spanish-speaking young people for taking the Gospel of Jesus Christ unto the ends of the earth.