Missions

Local

Bond Christian Service Camp

Been around for over 65 years and has enjoyed an incredible partnership with more than 30 Christian Churches that own and oversee the ministry of Bond.  Motto is "Where Friends Meet Jesus".  It is Bond’s hope that kids of all ages create friendships that will last a lifetime and more importantly begin a relationship with Jesus that will last for eternity.

Heartland Evangelizing  Association (HEA)

Since 1993, HEA has been planting new churches in Southern Illinois that are God-honoring, Christ-centered and Bible-based while resourcing churches in the need of renewal. HEA’s most recent plant is Restore Christian Church in Highland, IL.

Kids For Christ Community Bible Study

Organized in 1994 as an in home, youth Bible study by two mothers from Freeburg, Illinois. Now, a non-denominational, Bible-based, after-school ministry focused on bringing the gospel to children grades K-8 th in the Metro East. Kids for Christ strives to equip and encourage youth to make a difference for Christ.

Lincoln Christian University (LCU)

Founded in 1944, LCU is a Christian higher education community whose mission is to nurture and equip Christians with a Biblical worldview to serve and lead in the church and the world. The principal means they use to accomplish this mission are teaching, learning, leading, and serving through undergraduate and graduate programs.

St Louis Christian College (SLCC)

Missions is to pursue excellence in the Word and develop servant leaders for urban, suburban, rural, and global ministry. SLCC desires to Educate Christians and to Graduate Leaders who are equipped for service to God.

National And International

International Disaster Emergency Services (IDES)

Exists to meet the physical and spiritual needs of suffering people throughout the world in the
name of Jesus Christ. IDES serves in five main Focus Areas around the world: Disaster
Response, Hunger Relief, Development & Sustainability, Medical Care, and Evangelism.

Gary Kins (Upper Midwest Outreach Mission)

Mission is to Start, Stabilize, and Support churches worldwide. Gary partners with South East Asia Christian Mission, which works among the Hmong people of Thailand and surrounding
countries. Gary also currently ministers to a small congregation in Sparta.

International

Dale Meade (Colombian Christian Mission)

For over 40 years, Dale has worked in the country of Colombia planting New Testament churches and training Christian leaders. Other ministries include translating and writing didactic materials for Colombia and the rest of Latin America, teaching in a Bible Institute, a cassette ministry, teaching in a Christian Day School, and developing the Villa Peniel Christian Service Camp.

C.Y. & Patricia Kim Christ Reaching Asian Missions (CRAM)

They seek to evangelize and meet the physical needs of the people living in the communist countries of Asia. Many doors of opportunity have opened up in China and North Korea. Some of their many ministries include schools, medical clinics, a bakery, farms, and children’s home. They have recently expanded their ministry into the Philippines and Cambodia.

Ken Greenlee (Teach Us To Pray)

He conducts prayer seminars, builds prayer ministries, and acts as a prayer consultant around the world. He does evangelistic work in Fiji, where he has success in winning people of Hindu and Muslim faith to Christianity. He helps operate a women’s and youth center in the Namadi slums of Fiji.

Vivert & Neelam Lall Mid India Church Partners

Part of a 100+ year family legacy, the Lall’s are dedicated to spreading the Gospel throughout India. The primary purpose is to promote and foster growth through church planting, evangelist training and caring for persecuted children. They work to fulfill the Great Commission in three primary ways: Planting Churches, Training Evangelists, and Caring for Children.

Matt & Angie Weldy Pioneer Bible Translators (PBT)

The Weldy’s have served with PBT since 2008, including two years overseas to Vanuatu. PBT bridges the gap between the church and the Bibleless peoples around the world. PBT missionaries focus on translating the Bible into the language of the native people they serve and church planting. PBT currently serves 48 million people in 101 language projects in 24 countries.