David and Sasha Bliss
EFCA ReachGlobal / Sofia, Bulgaria
The Bliss family lives in Sofia, Bulgaria where they serve with EFCA ReachGlobal. Their ministry is to live in obedience to Christ by making disciples of all nations and building the Church into the healthy bride of Christ that it’s intended to be. They do this through teaching, prayer, and above all, loving others in a country uniquely positioned to reach people from all over the world. Dave is also a member of the ReachGlobal Europe Division Leadership Team and supervises several other ministries in Europe. They invite you to join them in prayer for God’s work in Bulgaria or visit them and see their work first hand! If you’d like to find out more about their ministry, or sign up for their newsletter, please feel free to send them a message.
Rachel and Rocky Bliss
EFCA GlobalFingerprints / Rockford, Illinois
GlobalFingerprints is the child sponsorship ministry of ReachGlobal (EFCA Missions). GlobalFingerprints partners with national churches around the world to send children to school and help care for their physical, spiritual, and emotional needs. Rachel’s role on the GlobalFingerprints leadership team is to serve the Site Coordinators and train and equip field staff running the sponsorship program in their countries. Rocky volunteers for GlobalFingerprints, doing several administrative tasks. To learn more about GlobalFingerprints and to sponsor a child, visit the GF website.
EFCA ReachGlobal / California
Carl and Kathy Lahr have served for 20 years with EFCA/ReachGlobal. As the Associate Director for the Asia Division, Carl coaches the Asia teams and national partners in the development and implementation of strategic initiatives. He also oversees the work in India, Japan, Central Asia and Northeast China. You can partner in their work by praying for the massive task of reaching Asia or Christ, participating on a short/long- term team, or giving financially for a strategic initiative project. To find out more or receive the Lahr’s newsletter, email the Lahrs.
Tim and Nancy Navratil
EFCA Costa Rica Tim and Nancy live in San Jose, Costa Rica. Tim’s serves on the Division Leadership Team with ReachGlobal. In this role he provides leadership to the Latin America Caribbean Division of ReachGlobal including setting vision, organizing division wide meetings and retreats, facilitating prayer strategy and managing crisis response in the region. He also supervises and coaches the city team leaders and two other staff in Latin America. He often travels to the various locations to meet with and minster to staff at least once per year. Nancy is a member of the San Jose City Team and is still trying to find a ministry she can plug into with her limited Spanish ability. At this time she helps lead a women’s Bible study and teaches ESL with a partner ministry. If you would like to find out more about their ministry, or sign up for their newsletter, please message Tim at firstname.lastname@example.org.