Doug & Cheryl Derbyshire
For more than 20 years, the Derbyshire’s have served with International Mission Board (IMB) to reach the unreached people groups of Thailand with the Gospel. Doug uses his skills in mobile medical clinics as well as preaching and equipping others to do ministry. Cheryl ministers to women and children through English classes, sewing, & kids activities.
Pete & Susan Strupp
Pete and Susan live in Kaohsiung, Taiwan and work with churches in the southern part of the country. They are passionate about discipleship, evangelism and evangelism training, community outreach and anything that fortifies the local church or begin new work. They find great joy in serving the people of Taiwan.
In addition, Susan serves as the Prayer Advocate for the East Asian People. In this role, she equips people to pray for East Asia and provides leadership to East Asian workers in the area of prayer and prayer networks.
The Arriola’s, are excited about reaching Guadalajara, Mexico with the good news of Jesus Christ. Currently, only 2% of the nearly 6 million people in Guadalajara have been reached with the Gospel. Their mission is to to plant life-giving churches that organically multiply to reach 10% of the city.
They’ve already seen God do incredible things since launching their first church in 2017! Many people have come to faith in Christ and been equipped to disciple others.
Todd & Andria Ellingson
The Ellingson’s moved to Rwanda in 2010 and started City of Joy Rwanda with a vision to reach Rwanda with the hope of the Jesus Christ. City of Joy Rwanda includes Joy Christian School and Joy Christian Church.
The school has grown to serve over 200 children ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade, with a vision to expand through high school. The church has also seen incredible growth as attendance has doubled and over 100 people have made a public profession of their faith through baptism!
Many different opportunities are available to love, encourage, and serve the people of Zambia under the leadership of Northrise students and staff. Men’s and women’s conferences, children’s vbs-like activities, medical and dental clinics, and building and farm projects are just a few of the many ways to be part of an incredible week of mission and service. Click below to learn more about planned trips to Zambia.
Craig & Ellen O’Brien
The O’Briens founded Origin Church in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with a dream to reach the University of British Columbia (UBC). With over 50,000 students, including over 15,000 international students, the opportunity and responsibility to share the Gospel is immense. They truly have a heart for this dynamic and diverse community.
Micah Global Foundation
The Larson’s have played an integral role in our partnership with the Micah Global Foundation, serving & leading on several trips. Micah Global mobilizes teams of volunteers to serve local, national, and international communities through outreach projects and short-term mission trips as God calls them to go.