Missions at Quail Lakes Baptist Church

Equip and mobilize small groups, ministry teams and individuals, locally and globally, to build passionate, life-long followers of Jesus Christ, among both missions participants and recipients.

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Vision Statement

To provide the means to make Christ fully known within every cultural setting, to equip and support people and agencies whose goal is to make Him known in a way that is both understandable and culturally responsible and relevant.

The key purposes that enable us to accomplish our mission and vision are:

  • Motivating: helping the church develop a heart for the world
  • Recruiting: challenging our members to participate in missions related activities
  • Training: equipping our members to be missionaries
  • Sending: doing everything necessary to get them to the field
  • Partnering: extending our reach around the world
  • Supporting: meeting their ongoing needs as missionaries

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Global Focus Partners

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Steven and Gina Armstrong

Flying H Youth Ranch; Naches, WA

As a service worker, Steve will be counseling and mentoring at-risk boys in this Christ-based residential ranch. Gina will share cooking and other hospitality responsibilities with other staff and will be heavily involved in educating and caring for the missionary children there.

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James and Therese Barron

ABWE; Far East

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Jim trains national church leaders how to study, preach and teach the Bible effectively through one-on-one mentoring, developing relevant materials and through theological training in the classroom.

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Don Blythe

At the Well Ministries

Don counters society’s blind acceptance of abortion with truth and Christ’s gospel message via street ministry at abortion clinics, high schools and colleges. Provides help to those facing unplanned pregnancies.

John and Kristza Brouwer

Entrust; Budapest, Hungary

Seeking to influence the influencers—students, pastors and parents—John serves through Karoli Gaspar University to reach unbelievers and strengthen believers via his classes in Christian faith. Kristza creates content and leads monthly parenting seminars with the help of Christian volunteers whom she also disciples and mentors.

Monty & Tanya Buck

MissionStream; Siberia

After many years evangelizing in Siberia, Monty and Tatiana are stepping out of Quail’s fold of missionaries to pursue a new calling, also in Siberia. Please pray for a smooth transition.

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Nathan and Valerie Bunting

Wycliffe Bible Translators; Orlando, FL

Following 15 years at Faith Academy in the Philippines, the Buntings will be serving at Wycliffe’s Orlando, Florida headquarters in Member Care with a particular focus on missionary children (Nate) and in staff recruiting for Faith Academy (Valerie).

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Chain of Love

NAB; Novo Hamburgo, Brazil

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Founded by NAB missionaries in 1993, Chain of Love addresses the issue of homeless and abandoned children in Novo Hamburgo, Brazil by raising these kids in home settings staffed by specially-trained foster parents. The 90 or so kids housed in the ministry’s eleven homes have their physical, social, spiritual and psychological needs met through various Christ-centered programs and the larger Chain of Love community.

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Bill Cowan

Gospel Center Rescue Mission; Stockton, CA

As Chaplain at Gospel Center Rescue Mission, Bill teaches Anger Management and Boundaries classes, and sees to the natural and spiritual needs of residents, students and staff.

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Tony Dunaway

World Gospel Outreach; Humble, TX

Tony Dunaway oversees the ministry’s finances and operations but his heart for the displaced and abandoned children the ministry serves, leads him into the field several times a year to help field teams work more efficiently and provide better care for the kids.

Jim & Joan Farr

Wycliffe Bible Translators; Papua New Guinea

Joan (Henry) Farr serves with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Papua New Guinea. Joan spent 20 years working on translating the Bible into the Kombio language and is now working with her husband, Jim, also a Wycliffe translator, with the Baruga and Korafe languages. The Baruga NT translation is completed and being printed and an AudiBible tailored to the oral Baruga and Kombio people is being produced.

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Manny and Glenda Fernandez

World Link Ministries; Madrid, Spain

Manny Fernandez is the director of World Link Ministries and the Spanish Seminary for Theological and Evangelistic Training (SEFOVAN). This ministry is dedicated to training leaders in Bible and theology and deploy them to saturate their regions with the Gospel and to plant churches. World Link Ministries also works with US churches to develop evangelistic campaigns that plant churches worldwide. They have had great success in reaching the lost.

Manny Fernandez Jr. and Jamie

World Link Ministries; Madrid, Spain

Manny Jr. focuses on helping develop the mission fields where World Link operates, primarily keeping 1500+ church planters funded, and teaching in Spain and Cuba four times a year.

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Gonzalo and Rebeca Gonzalez

Hispanics for Christ; Ensenada, Mexico

Gonzalez Family

Focused on evangelism, discipleship and church planting, Gonzalo and Rebeca and their three grown daughters spread the Gospel message through street preaching, Bible studies, and making connections in the community. One of their passions is improving broken marriages with Christ’s healing touch.

Gospel Center Rescue Mission

Stockton, CA

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Gospel Center Rescue Mission provides emergency lodging, food, clothing and programs to help those in need overcome addictions, complete their education; and learn job skills, life skills and parenting, and how to come into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Pray that God will continue to provide the means necessary to continue this essential ministry.

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Haven of Peace

French Camp, CA

French Camp-based Haven of Peace provides emergency shelter for homeless single women and women with children. Clients stay free of charge while they are provided the tools to help them become self-sufficient. Haven of Peace offers case management, referrals, job search, transitional housing, support groups and lay counseling. Olga Rodriguez oversees operations as its Executive Director.

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Saul & Sanna Karosas

City Church; Klaipeda, Lithuania

Pastors of the City Church in Klaipeda, Lithuania, Saul and Sanna also operate a ministry center focused in the much-needed areas of addictions and counseling. Heavily involved with Bill Hybels (Willowcreek Community Church), Saul has strong ties to the country’s leadership and business community, which has opened the door to an important church plant in the capital city of Vilnius.

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Kaben and Jenn Kramer

Global Fellowship, Auburn, CA

As Director of International Operations, Kaben oversees the mission and vision of the organization in 20 countries, creates and helps implement strategic ministry plans with church planters worldwide, and together with Jenn, provides care to field teams.

Daniel and Katie Lamb

ABWE; Bankok, Thailand

Lamb Family

Working with Thai nationals, the Lambs are planting a church using Daniel’s position as a teacher in the Baptist Student Center (a large language school run by a group of Thai churches) to connect with adult unbelievers and make disciples.

Bob and Lisa Margaron

World Gospel Mission, Inc.; Stockton, CA

Bob and Lisa impact one life at a time by giving faith, hope and love to “throw away kids”, inner city children who society ignores. The Center provides a safe haven and venue for after-school Christ-based programs that introduce kids to Jesus and provide a stable foundation on which to build their lives.

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Christina McBride

World Gospel Mission; McAllen, TX

Aside from teaching at the Taylor Christian School, Christina performs a number of other duties in the kitchen, school office and by distance-teaching in this largely poor immigrant community.


New Hope Family Shelter

Stockton, CA

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The New Hope Family Shelter, part of Gospel Center Rescue Mission’s family of ministries, offers six-month transitional programs designed to move women and their families back into stability and help them fulfill God's best in their lives. Women learn to beat substance abuse and gain critical job-seeking skills in the shelter’s New Life Program and Life Skills curriculums.

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Kennedy and Wendy Paizs

The Evangelical Alliance Mission; Thailand

Kennedy’s primary focus is spreading the Gospel through oral Bible stories told with a Buddhist context and in conducting three-day workshops that teaches this evangelistic method to nationals. They are both involved in church plant revolving around Connie’s House, a Christian orphanage, and Wendy is taking classes at Chiang Mai Theological Seminary to connect with locals and upcoming Thai church leaders.

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Pregnancy Help Center

Stockton, CA

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As Executive Director of the Pregnancy Help Center of Stockton, Nikki puts programs in place that focus on loving, accepting, encouraging and equipping moms through the love of Jesus Christ to make healthy, life-affirming family choices. The Pregnancy Help Center offers a wide variety of free, confidential services to girls, women and families facing an unplanned pregnancy.

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Rancho Sordo Mudo

Baja California, Mexico

Luke Everett is the director of Christ-based Rancho Sordo Mudo in Mexico. The Ranch takes in deaf children during the school year and feeds, houses and gives the kids an education, which includes sign language. The Ranch also provides training that prepares its young charges to make a living and be self-sufficient.


Ralph and Julie Roberts

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship; Stockton, CA

Ralph and Julie reach future leaders at University of the Pacific and Delta College with the gospel of Christ through evangelism, by leading Bible studies and prayer, and by discipling students and training them to lead.


Cherylann Sammons

She is Safe; India

Cherylann Sammons

As Director of Transformation Group Programs (TGP), Cherylann oversees the quality, scope and effectiveness of She is Safe TG programs, which prevent the abuse and slavery of vulnerable women and young girls. She travels often coordinate efforts and collaborate with Country Directors and field partners.

Marcos and Veronica Schultz

Olive Tree Ministry; Porvenir, Mexico

Marcos evangelizes and equips Latins to go abroad and spread the Gospel to the least-reached, pastors a local church, has a thriving hospitality ministry and reaches youth via grassroots rallies and outreach.

Jonathan and Traci Shoemaker

ReachGlobal; Lisbon, Portugal

With a focus on church planting and disciple-making, Jonathan and Traci serve with a local church that has three active plants in Lisbon and also serve in their church’s youth ministry.

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Stockton Law Enforcement Chaplaincy

Stockton, CA

An organization with over 30 men and women serving the Stockton Police Department, chaplains are on call to perform ministry day and night to the police officers, victims and families in Stockton’s community.

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Stockton Leadership Foundation

Stockton, CA

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The Stockton Leadership Foundation is a faith-based non-profit comprised of civic, business, and religious leaders devoted to the physical, social and spiritual transformation of greater Stockton. As followers of Jesus Christ, they seek to connect to people of faith from across the community with others of good will to renew the community.

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Daniel Torres

San Joaquin Valley Youth for Christ; Stockton, CA

Daniel oversees daily operations of the ministry staff’s counseling programs (Anger Management, Gang Intervention & Substance Abuse Education) as well as weekly worship services at the Juvenile Detention Facility.


Richard and Tricia Wagner

Flying H Youth Ranch, Naches, WA

As a Administrator, Rich will oversee operations and administration at this Christ-based residential ranch for at-risk boys. Trish will share cooking and hospitality responsibilities with other staff and will be heavily involved in educating and caring for the missionary children there.

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Joel Wurgler

San Joaquin Valley Youth for Christ, Stockton, CA

As Director of this at-risk youth ministry, Joel oversees finances, ministry staff, operations and school contracts for the Point Break Workshops and Assemblies, of which Joel is also lead facilitator.

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Jessica Zastrow

Greek InterVarsity Fellowship; Sonoma, CA

Jessica Zastrow

Jessica aims to make the relevance of Jesus known through the Greek campus system and transforming the lives of future leaders. A large portion of her efforts are directed to mentoring and training students to lead and plant Bible studies within each fraternity and sorority on Sonoma State University.

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