Kootenai Community Church is pleased to be able to support our missionary families who faithfully spread the gospel of Jesus Christ around the world. Through our prayer and financial support, we have the joy of sharing in their ministries. May our sovereign God be pleased to make the nations glad through these faithful servants!
Chris and Debbie Klynstra
Mission Aviation Fellowship
Klynstra Interview: Volume 1
Chris and Debbie Klynstra along with their two children, Sarah (7) and Benjamin (5), will be back in the area in February. After 10 years at Quest Aircraft Company they are returning to serve with Mission Aviation Fellowship.
Quest Aircraft Company makes the Kodiak, a 10 seat, high wing, short field takeoff and landing, turbo prop aircraft made with missions in mind. For more information about the airplane, you can visit the Quest website referenced above.
Mission Aviation Fellowship serves more than 600 Christian and humanitarian organizations through aviation, communications and learning technologies. Their mission statement is “Sharing the love of Jesus Christ through aviation and technology so that isolated people may be physically and spiritually transformed.”
Chris’ time at Quest was spent helping build and test the prototype, working on the production line building and preparing the aircraft for first flight and flying the aircraft. He is looking forward to using his experience to serve MAF as a maintenance specialist. MAF has seven Kodiaks serving around the world.
The Klynstra family will be serving in Indonesia. They are currently in the process of raising their support and hope to be heading overseas in early 2014. If you would like to know more about the Klynstra family and how to be a part of their ministry, check out their MAF page.
Gordon and Nancy Hunt
New Tribes Mission
Gordon and Nancy have served faithfully with New Tribes Mission among the Manjui people of Paraguay for 36 years translating the Word of God into their language. When Gordon and Nancy first started serving among the Manjui, they had to create a written language for the people. The have since worked diligently to translate the New Testament and parts of the Old Testament into the Manjui language. Presently, they are nearing the completion of the New Testament.
Today they serve with their two sons in translation work and church planting. Gordon runs a blog where he regularly gives ministry updates.
Marty and Jeanette Windle
President, BCM International
Windle Interview: Volume 1
Bible Centered Ministries International is a global non-denominational ministry dedicated to reaching children and developing churches worldwide. BCM has more than 700 missionaries serving in over 50 countries across five continents as well as Pacific and Caribbean islands. They are committed to making disciples of all age groups for the Lord Jesus Christ through evangelism, teaching and training so that churches are established and the Church strengthened.
BCM ministers through evangelism, church planting, discipleship, leadership training and publishing Bible curriculum and teaching materials. Children’s ministries such as Bible clubs, released-time classes, and camps are central to all BCM fields. BCM is also involved in compassion ministries such as disaster relief, community health care and development, and counseling.
Bruce and Lynda Morock
Principal, Puebla Christian School
Bruce and Lynda Morock have served in missions for 26 years under Southside Community Church, Cocolalla, ID. They work mostly with youth in camp, school and short term mission settings. They currently reside in Puebla, Mexico, where Bruce is the principal of Puebla Christian School, a missionary school. Lynda teaches 1st grade and Bruce also teaches English Literature. Together they serve the staff, students and families of this school as well as in their local church.
Dave and Lois Belch
The Evangelical Alliance Mission (TEAM)
Dave and Lois serve with the mission TEAM (The Evangelical Alliance Mission). They live in Tenerife, Canary Islands. Their role is to work alongside of Steve and Cheryl Albrecht to establish a reproducing church that worships God on the northern coast of the island – specifically Santa Ursula. They are church planters and have been serving in the Canary Islands since January 11, 2009.
David & Lois Belch
Calle Tajora, 11, P1, 0-D
38390 Santa Ursula, Tenerife, Spain