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I am passionate about helping other people, especially youth, in a globally-aware environment to inspire, develop, equip, and empower them, using my academic, organizational, communication, creative, interpersonal, business and computer, skills. When people I work with go out to make our world a better place, I have succeeded.
Projects and involvements: computerized accounting and translation systems; founded TEAM JOSHUA, a youth leadership and training foundation; adjunct professor at four National Bible Colleges; organized and staffed short term, cross-cultural projects; taught and directed seminars on Leadership Training and Teacher Training; founded Internet SKYPE English Conversation, an English conversation training foundation.
ACTION is committed to fulfilling the Great Commission of the Lord Jesus Christ as given in Matthew 28:18-20 with 251 missionaries in 24 countries.
ACTION Pastoral Leadership Development
85% of the pastors in the world have no formal training in theology or ministry.
Many pastors and their families live on less than $1 per day and face overwhelming needs.
Lacking basic Biblical discipleship and training, many pastors and churches fall prey to false teaching and worldly methods.
Bruce serves as ACTION's International Coordinator for Pastoral Leadership Development and Carol serves as his administrative assistant: 1) establishing nationally lead and sustained church leader and planter Biblical training centers for multiplication of disciples to Christ, 2) serving and representing ACTION missionaries and their pastor training ministries, and 3) coaching and coordinating a growing team of pastors and missionaries who are teaching pastors' conferences, writing training materials, assisting with sustainable ministries and conducting "skypleship" pastor training.
Wycliffe Bible Translators, the mission organization that Steve and Celene work for
in Papua New Guinea (PNG), was started in 1942 to enable Bible translation for the
minority languages of the world. Wycliffe wants to see: “Papua New Guineans
knowing and living God’s Word, leading to changed lives and transformed
That is why Steve and Celene work together with language groups and churches in
PNG to encourage local ownership of Bible translation, literacy and Scripture use.
Steve works to build strategic relationships at national, regional and local levels to
enable Bible Translation in PNG. Celene helps by using her skills in accounting.
Through the work of Wycliffe in PNG, over two hundred language groups have
received the New Testament.
Montie is a counselor with over 40 years of experience working with children, teens and families, as well as 10 years as a former fulltime missionary director with Child Evangelism Fellowship in Washington State.