A faithful member of Joy, Andy has served in East Asia with CCC for 5 years before pursuing sabbatical studies in California. Currently on track towards his Masters of Divinity, he has a passion for spiritual formation, believing that the growth of Christians is just as important as the conversion. He brings with him a tremendous wealth of experience in discipling young people and continues to be an inspiration to many who have known him.
Chris and Nicole
Chris and Nicole were sent by the USCWM to South Asia. Their passion is to see Indians, especially the M people, know the truth and grace of Jesus Christ in obedience and love and to see reconciliation among the people of various faiths. They are exploring the establishment of a school that will enable Christians from the West to study abroad in India for 3 to 6 months, learning the local language of Urdu, acquiring basic skills of ethnographic research and communicating the gospel effectively in that region.
Daniel & Helen
Based in London, Rev. Daniel and Helen has launched a new church planting school called Amnos Ministries with a view to reaching residents of Asian background in particular. They are in the process of seeing some potential sites and evaluating the possibility of partnership with some Bible colleges.
Rev. Dosu in currently involved in church planting work in Russia. He is in the process of building a Russian mission team, and a prayer and training house. Married with three children, Rev. Kim speaks with passion about the need for a prayer movement in the country.
Elyse is involved in the training of church leaders to become pastors and church leaders. A gregarious woman with a heart for young people, she has successfully run an English Camp for the past few years, where she has taught dozens of people English as well as discipled them in the ways of the Lord.
The executive director of JFM Network, Fred is actively involved in bringing the gospel and Jesus to various unreached people groups in the New York Metropolitan Area. A key aspect of the ministry is the running of the Refuge Center for MBBs, where men and women who have been displaced can find a safe haven.
Rev. George founded Good News for India, an interdenominational Christian organization that is committed to training, sending out, and supporting national missionaries to preach the Gospel and plant churches among the unreached people groups of the Indian subcontinent. He is married to Leela and has two sons, Finny and Renny.
Howard & Claudia
Formerly working in Turkey, Howard and Claudia are now actively involved in English as a Second Language (ESL) outreach to the Turkish people in the Clifton area through an organization called Christar international. Despite their age, they continue to serve the Lord and people with enthusiasm and commitment.
James, a worship leader and member at JOY, is serving with the Korean Campus Crusade of Christ at the Rutgers University campus. He lives and breathes a passion for these young people in college, believing that God is at work developing the hearts and minds of these young lives.
Jeanette serves as the assistant country director of OM in Central Asia. A bubbly woman who has served as JOY’s operations manager, she has a knack for seeing projects come to reality and people’s lives transformed for the glory of God.
Jinnie is no stranger to both JOY’s Manhattan service as well as the Korean Campus Crusade of Christ at the New York University campus. A natural magnet for college students, she believes that this is the best time to disciple and invest in the lives of these young people.
John P. K.
Pastor John has been serving as a missionary and a pastor in Northern India since 1992. The Lord has given him a vision to restore the helpless and the rejected by establishing places where their physical and spiritual needs are met. He is married to his wife Annie and has an infant son Ben. A few years ago, the Lord gave him the vision to start Grace Care Movement, which includes the ministry of Grace Care Orphanage serving more than 100 children and orphans.
Jongah serves at the Fort Lee office of the Korean Campus Crusade of Christ, initiating staff development work such as teaching sessions, and also centralized training for small group leaders. Armed with compassion for children, in particular the impoverished in North Korea, it is her prayer and desire to see student grown in their hearts of compassion for these children.
Messengers of Mercy
Started by Dr SoonJa Choi, MOM is an equipping mission that serves to provide tools and training for Great Commission work. Their goal is to encourage and equip lay people to use their God-given skills and talents to serve alongside their church’s mission ministries around the world.
Oakley is serving with OM in a former Soviet republic. Married with three children, he has seen how business can truly impact missions and is currently running a service and consulting business focusing on construction. Coupled with the business platform, he is working on building relationships and mobilizing the local churches and believers.
Peter serves with his wife in the Middle East under the Korean Baptist Overseas Mission. Blessed with three children, he returned from his furlough to the Middle East and has started to disciple a few families. Praying for opportunities for pre-marital counseling with believers and non-believers, his vision is to open a counseling center.
Richard & Dixie Galloway
Richard and Dixie founded the New York City Relief (now The Relief Bus), which exists to respond to God’s heart for the poor and broken by going to the streets to offer food, compassion, and connections to resources that lead to life transformation. To accomplish this mission they partner together with volunteers and care giving organizations.
SangSoon serves in a restricted access nation in North Africa as a channel of God’s blessing to the people through a health care center and a kitchen projects. He believes the Lord has called him to prepare for times of revival, and seeks to mobilize people to prayer as well as through information posted on a Korean website.
A member of JOY, Sarah serves with the International House of Prayer in Kansas City, which has been invited by various organizations to spearhead an initiative to help train and equip thousands of congregations worldwide to become houses of prayer. Personally, Sarah is developing in her teaching, preaching and prophetic gifting and also plays an instrumental role in the organizational development of the ministries.
SeungYoung is currently serving with the Prison Fellowship International in South Korea. Prior to that, he was involved in the prison ministries in two countries in Central Asia. Married with two children, he is learning and developing a model called Restorative Justice that will be applied to various prison ministries.
Steve & Lisa Siebert
Lisa and Steve Siebert has been JOY missionaries to Philippines for nearly 10 years. Steve has a tremendous heart for the homeless and wants to restore hope and dignity to them. Blessed with three children – Alisha, Jeremy and Joy – Steve and Lisa have partnered with churches, mission agencies and individuals to bring hope to the hopeless in Manila and beyond through an organization called Vision Isaiah 58 for Homeless.
Sungwoon & SoonJa
For several years, Sungwoon has served as the pastor of a church in the Middle East. Together with his wife, SoonJa, they have been involved in church planting work and are in the process of handing over the spiritual leadership of the church to local leaders in one to two years. Blessed with three children, they are praying for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit in the land.
Sylvia M. Bradfield
Sylvia founded On The Way Ministries, an organization that seeks to bring the gospel to commuters in New York City. Despite her age, she continues to labor for the Lord, believing that every moment and every opportunity counts for the Lord. Her passion is for reaching the people in the city even as they commute on the subways, and has brought numerous people to Christ and formed many lasting friendships through something as simple as a subway ride.
Having responded to the Lord’s call in 1996, Yangsuk has since been serving in a restricted access area in the Middle East. Armed with a degree in child education, she has been a blessing to the kindergarten where she is training local teachers in the school. Set against the backdrop of this unique ministry, she has used the opportunity to respond to queries about who Jesus is and shared her testimony as to how the Lord has blessed her.
A stalwart member of the Korean Campus Crusade of Christ team, Younghae serves with her husband, Timothy, at the Columbia University campus. It has been exciting to see incoming freshmen join discipleship groups and the senior class respond to the call to go on summer short-term mission trips. Imbibed with a burden for the lost, Younghae is equally filled with a heart for the students, praying that young men and women on campus may be equipped for the Lord’s work.