Global Ministry Partnerships

KCC Nagpur Campus | India

Our Nagpur Campus launched in 2015 with the goal of sharing the love of Christ with young adults in this city of more than 3 million people, located in the geographical center of India. Anup Salve is the campus pastor.

WayfindersAfrica | Mozambique

KCCers Rex and Brenda Brewer have led teams to Mozambique for 7 years to care for refugees living in the Maratane Refugee Camp and the nearby city of Nampula.  KCC has helped local leaders develop solutions to the problems of poverty, disease, and food insecurity they’ve faced for many years.  

Greg & Resie Fernandez | Cambodia

Greg is the pastor of Phnom Penh Community Church, a church launched in 2013 in Cambodia’s capital city of Phnom Penh.

Cory & Kris Thede | Haiti

Cory and Kris are KCCers who serve with Global Partners in Haiti. Kris is a medical doctor who works in clinics, while Cory is an agriculturist who is helping local farmers learn new crops they can grow, and better ways to farm, to increase their yields, all while sharing the love of Christ.

University Dorm Outreach | Cambodia

Cambodia’s capital city of Phnom Penh has been known as a hot bed of human trafficking for many years. Sadly, many students who come from the rural provinces to the city for university studies are at risk of violence and trafficking. KCC has sponsored a dorm outreach for many years, giving men and women affordable safe places to live, while also sharing Christ’s love through mentoring and discipleship.

KCC Church Association | Cambodia

KCC has engaged in Cambodia since Christianity was legalized in 1996 – about 20 years after Communist dictator Pol Pot tortured and killed 1/6 of the Cambodian population and destroyed all religious influence in the country. We sponsored a Bible college to train new pastors and provide ongoing continuing education for pastors in an association they call KCC, Kampuchea Christian Community.

Erick & Julie Mowery | Back2Back Ministries

Erick and Julie are former KCCers who serve  with Back2Back Ministries, which cares for orphans and strengthens vulnerable families in Mexico, India, the Dominican Republic and launched the Strong Families program, which strengthens families and breaks the cycle of poverty for their children, so they can become self-sustaining individuals who give back to their community.

Peter & Nancy Halder | Bangladesh YFC

Peter and Nancy consider KCC to be their sending church, as we provided the start-up funds in 1994 when they launched Bangladesh Youth First Concerns (an affiliate of Youth for Christ). Bangladesh is a majority Muslim country. YFC operates successful Christ-centered drug treatment programs, homes and education for street children, and more.

Gabe & Emily Handy | The Jesus Film

Gabe and Emily are former KCCers. Gabe is the digital media director for The Jesus Film, and was instrumental in developing The Jesus Film app, which shares the story Jesus anytime, anywhere, on any mobile device.

Kurt G. | Café 1040

Kurt is a KCCer who has previously served as a career missionary with his wife Nancy in central Asia. Now he works with Café 1040 to recruit and equip young adults for ministry in Muslim-majority countries.

Partners in Compassionate Care | South Sudan

The nation of South Sudan is one of the poorest nations on earth, and it has experienced a man-made famine and cholera outbreak for many years. KCC partners with Grand Rapids-based Partners in Compassionate Care to fund a bush medical clinic in the village of Jallie, to provide vital medical care and medicine to 400 patients each month.

World Vision | Clean Water

For six years, KCC has partnered with World Vision in support of its WASH – Water Sanitation and Hygiene projects in Africa. By inviting people to train for and run the Grand Rapids Half Marathon or Marathon, and raise sponsorships. In 2019, about 100 runners raised over $100,000 to provide clean water to more than 2,000 people.

Brad & Amber Howells | Zambia

Brad and Amber are KCCers who serve with Poetice in Choma, Zambia.

Jona & Juska Lazarre | Haiti

Jona and Juska are KCCers and native Haitians, who felt called by God to go back to Haiti and launch a church-based foster care initiative.

Luke & Kyla Paraventi | Czech Republic 

Luke & Kyla share Christ in the Czech Republic, one of the world's most atheistic countries, through teaching English, leading Bible studies and other relational ministries. 

Tim & Tiffany Gallant | Cambodia 

Tim & Tiffany multiply leaders and churches in Cambodia. Tim also provides regional leadership for Global Partners missionaries in other Southeast Asian countries. 

Liz | Europe

Serves with Global Partnes in immigrant/refugee ministry in Europe (full name and country not listed for security reasons).