Chuck & Tricia Allen with Urban Scholastic Center in Kansas City, Ks.
Children: Chuckie, Emma, Jewell & Isaiah
Chuck is the founder and executive director of the Urban Scholastic Center. The center is dedicated to sharing Christ and making disciples who will become socially responsible Christian leaders, through active involvement in schools and community and offering Christ-centered educational, social and health-related programs.
Bill & Jennifer Hildebrand with Rift Valley Academy in Kijabe, Kenya
Children: Braden, Preston, Landon & Trevon
Bill and Jennifer serve as dorm parents at Rift Valley Academy, a Christian boarding school that provides quality education in a nurturing environment for children of missionaries serving in Africa. It is a branch of Africa Inland Mission International.
Steve & Linda Morgan with Cru (Athletes in Action) in Blue Springs, Mo.
Steve serves with AIA primarily as Pro Soccer Director, though he is also working with professional hockey with the Missouri Mavericks. He is the U.S. men’s soccer team chaplain and coordinator and is involved with international special events such as World Cup soccer and the Olympics. AIA is a ministry of Cru, formerly Campus Crusade for Christ.
Lyle & Jane Murphy with Grace Bible Mission in Lee’s Summit, Mo.
Lyle continues door-to-door evangelism with Grace Bible Mission, which was founded as Messianic Witness of KC but has expanded its outreach beyond Jews to Roman Catholics and Muslims in the past decade.
Mark & Mary Esther Penner with WorldVenture in Japan
Mark is involved with outreach to the Japanese Deaf through WorldVenture, working on the JSL Bible Project. Mary Esther works with Wheelchairs of Hope organization that has provided more than 2,000 wheelchairs for needy people in Asia.
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Todd and Pamala Price with Pioneers in Budapest, Hungary
Children: Timothy, Jonathan, Elizabeth, Matthew, Kirsten, Daniel and Ariela
Todd finished work on a PhD in New Testament and linguistics while on a recent furlough. The family moved to Budapest in June 2013 to do Bible translation for the Roma (Gypsies) of Eastern Europe.
Rachel House Pregnancy Resource Centers in Kansas City
Rachel House is dedicated to helping meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of those who seek assistance when dealing with unplanned pregnancy. Its focus is to protect the unborn and provide spiritual guidance in a Christ-centered environment. There are centers in Lee’s Summit, Kansas City North and downtown Kansas City.
Stephen & Elizabeth Sell with Roma Bible Union in Pécs, Hungary
Stephen and Elizabeth work to bring the Bible and the gospel to the Roma (gypsies) through music, literacy, and media.
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Daniel & Dina Zafiris with Cru (Athletes in Action) in Romania
Children: Ioana, Elias & Teodora
Daniel serves with Athletes in Action Romania, which has a ministry with high school, university and local church sports in Lasi, Romania, as well as with Romanian professional and Olympic athletes.