Mike is from Nigeria. He and his wife Elizabeth have three sons. Mike has been involved in student ministries since 1985 with the Nigerian International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (NIFES); served as National Director of NIFES for eight years (2002-2010) after completing the Masters in Missiology degree at All Nations Christian College, UK. Since 2012, Mike has been leading the Nigerian Missions Movement and serve as a lay leader in a local Anglican Church in Jos Nigeria. Mike has leadership roles with Nigerian Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization; Nigeria 4/14 Window Global Initiative; Lausanne Global Diaspora Network (GDN) and the Global Church Planting Network..
Allan Matamoros (Costa Rica) lives in the Middle East with his wife Patricia and his teenage family. Allan has worked during the last 25 years serving/leading Latin American missionary agencies deploying church planting and holistic missional teams in the Muslim World. He has served as the Director of FEDEMEC (The Costa Rican Evangelical Missions Federation); as member of the COMIBAM executive team, he is the Chairman of Vision 5:9 and just finished 12 years as the International Director of PMI (Pueblos Musulmanes Internacional). Recently Allan became the Middle East & North Africa Director for PARTNERS International, a ministry devoted to work alongside with local and national ministries among the unreached nations (ethne) of the world.
Randy Mitchell and his wife Jessica have been married for 28 years and have three daughters and currently live in Minnesota where Randy serves as the International Director of One World Missions. Randy has served in both a pastoral role as well as missionary role for over 25 years. He has worked to train leaders and mobilize and equip for missions in over 50 nations. With One World Missions, he works with churches and networks of churches around the world, coordinating and implementing long-range strategy for missions by networking local churches and missions structures. Randy works on a global level to coordinate missions strategy and catalyze mission movements. Randy was an original signatory of the Tokyo Declaration in 2010 and serves on the leadership team of the Global Great Commission Network (GGCN).
Born and raised in an IFES family (Campus Evangelical Fellowship Taiwan), Ray (Su-rey) Peng was privileged to be involved with missions at early stage of life. Serving with Operation Mobilization on MV DOULOS (2003-2007) and later World Vision Taiwan (2008-2010) as a Programme officer for Emergency Relief projects in Africa had brought him to more than 60 countries around the world and had a better understanding of the diversity of His Kingdom. Ray devotes himself to increase mission awareness in the Chinese-speaking churches globally. Currently he is the board chair of United Mission of Taiwan (UMOT) and National Coordinator for both Kairos and Perspectives course. Ray and Miuer (Yi-Yun) Lin were married in 2009 and have a seven-year-old son Emmanuel.
Kate and her husband have served in Nigeria and Ghana with what is now Pioneers UK (formerly Action Partners and before that SUM). They have also engaged in short-term teams with various missions in Ghana, France, Ethiopia and Uganda. Upon returning to the UK from Ghana Kate became a manager primarily in local government and has served as a Board member/trustee with Action Partners/Pioneers UK for over 20 years (seven years as Chair). Kate is founder and director of Sunergos ministry – providing short term leadership and management support for missions/projects/teams in need of mentoring, teaching and encouragement and works with a wide range of organisations in UK, Africa and beyond. She has two young adult daughters and belongs to The Well Baptist Church in Sheffield, in northern England.
Originally from Malaysia, Dr. T.V. Thomas studied in Malaysia, India, Canada and the United States. He is Founder/Director of the Centre for Evangelism & World Mission (founded in 1984) in Regina, Canada. For over three decades T.V. has enjoyed trans-denominational and transcontinental ministry of speaking, teaching and networking. From 1984 to 1994 Dr. Thomas served as the Professor of Evangelism for the Murray W. Downey Chair of Evangelism at Canadian Theological Seminary. T.V. chairs the Board of Directors for Ethnic America Network (EAN); Lausanne Global Diaspora Network (GDN), Global Mobilization Network (GMN) and InterVarsity in Canada. He serves as a Member of MECO Canada Board; Perspectives Canada National Team and as the Multicultural/Intercultural Ministries Consultant for the C&MA in Canada. T.V. and his wife, Mary, make their home in Regina. They have three adult children, Victor, Molly and Melanie.
Hazel is the Director for Mobilization for Pioneers Philippines. She worked for the British and Australian Embassies doing developmental work before God called her to full time ministry work. Her previous role included leadership development, training, HROD, and strategic planning. Now she is passionate about using these skills, and her background in International Studies and Organization Development, to equip and train fellow mobilisers in the Philippines and in engaging people to join the mission of God. Hazel also co-founded MobProject PH, an initiative to bring together mobilizers in the Philippines, encourage them, share resources and learn from each other. Lastly, as a certified transformative coach and facilitator of Covey training programs like 4Disciplines of Execution, Hazel hopes to use this tool in discipling people to missions and facilitating the discovery of their roles in God’s work.
Jacob Igba is married to Juliet for over 20 years and they are blessed with two sons. Both have been actively engaged with ministry in various capacities. Jacob’s ministry experience includes University campus ministry, church planting among Muslim peoples of Northern Nigeria (where he was born), visiting faculty in the areas of New Testament, Christology, Theology and Missions; as well as active involvement in mission and prayer mobilization. Jacob currently serves as the Mobilizing Coordinator in the South Africa regional office of Africa Inland Mission International. AIM is driven by the plight of the unreached and is committed to seeing Christ-centered churches especially among unreached African peoples in the continent and in diaspora.
Warwick with his wife, Jessica of 44 years live in Blue Mountains, Australia. They have three sons and eight grandchildren. Their mission began in 2000 after visiting a missionary couple in Zambia. The Coghlans took the Perspectives Course together which turned their lives upside down. They now want to challenge other people to think outside local environments to the bigger picture of God’s Kingdom and find their part in His work. Presently, Warwick serves as the National Director of Perspectives in Australia. Warwick runs Mission Motors which lends cars to cross-cultural workers in need. Also, Warwick chaired Missions Interlink the key network of evangelical mission agencies in Australia.
Daniel lives and serves in Accra, Ghana as the National Director for Fullstature Missions International ministering among the Konkomba. Daniel is married to Rhoda and they have two girls and a boy. For over two decades he has been mobilizing in Ghana and West Africa. He is Training Director of the Ghana Evangelical Missions Association (GEMA). Since 2012, he has been engaged with Simply Mobilizing (Kairos) and also Perspectives on the World Christian Movement. This brings him face-to-face with church leaders on many levels.
Jason Gardner works with the Center for Mission Mobilization were he serves as the Director of Operations for the Southeast Asia Catalytic Team. He is the lead author of Go Mobilize and the Project Leader for the Mobilization Index. Jason was a mobilizer for 10 years in Brazil and helped launch Perspectives Brazil. Jason met his wife Liliam (who is from Brazil) at Dallas Theological Seminary where they both gained a passion for global mobilization. Jason and Liliam, along with their two daughters Gabriela and Isadora, live and serve in Southeast Asia. Jason recently began the D.Miss program at Malaysian Baptist Theological Seminary.
Andrias Pantauw | Indonesia Peoples Network
Bruce Koch | Frontier Ventures / Perspectives Global
Chris Maynard | Transforming Information
Chulho Han | Mission Korea
Greg Parsons | Frontier Ventures
John Kayser | Bethany
Jordan Smith | United World Mission
Liz Adleta | Ethne Ephesus Global Support Team
Mary Ho | All Nations
Matt Burns | Center for Mission Mobilization
Max Chismon | Simply Mobilizing
Rigoberto Diguero | Mision Mundial
Ryan Shaw | Student Volunteer Movement 2
Steve Hawthorne | Perspectives Global
Timothy Olonade | El-Rehoboth Global Leadership Foundation
Titus Hofer | Center for Mission Mobilization