Extend Ministry Partners

Extend Ministry Partners

Thank you for your interest in South Ridge's Extend Ministry Partners. As the name suggests, our partners "Extend God's Love" both locally as well as across the globe. Check them out below!

Aviation Ministry
  • Joshua & Heidi Mohn use technical aviation skills to equip and prepare those training to serve as aviation missionaries.

Campus Ministry
  • Jeff & Karen Grant mentor leaders, reach college students, and facilitate church-to-campus partnerships with CRU throughout the US.
  • Pascal & Aurelie Keita serve with CRU at Dakar University in Senegal, West Africa passionately reaching and discipling students in a Muslim context.

  • Dave & Sarah Lahoda serve with CRU in Central Asia, reaching students with the hope of the Gospel.
  • Mark & Jocelyn Scott serve with CRU to reach college students in NJ with the transformational love and message of Jesus Christ, equipping them to disciple others.

  • Drew van Esselstyn seeks to lead every coach and every athlete in VA into a growing relationship with Jesus and His church.

Church Pastoring & Planting Ministry
  • Stan & Natalia Bokun shepherd Resurrection Church and reach the community of Minsk, Belarus through innovative programming.

  • Sam & Joan Fiore have planted and currently pastor Punto Lode Church in Milan, Italy, in addition to equipping others to plant churches across Europe.

  • Kevin & Kaori Laverman have spent almost 20 years planting churches and pastoring Denen Grace Chapel in Kawasaki, Japan.

  • Marlin & Sambath Petersheim serve in Cambodia discipling those in rural villages through personal relationship and small group Bible studies in hopes of raising up local leaders and planting churches.

  • Carlos & Sandy Rios pastor a church in Guadalajara, Mexico, training local leaders through modeling and mentorship.

  • Max Schaafsma reaches students and children through sports ministry, coaching, and youth programs in Milan, Italy.

  • Michael & Nina Schaafsma pastor Punto Luce Church in Milan, Italy, and serve their community through preaching, teaching, events, sports, and involvement in local schools.

Compassion & Care Ministry
  • Andrew & Alana Brown work to counsel, care for, and train missionaries who are both preparing for and returning from the field.

  • Compassion International releases children from spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty through child sponsorship at the Oasis de Esparanza Child Development Center in El Salvador.

  • Doug & Nancy Everswick lead and administrate educational, medical, and compassionate ministries in Zimbabwe / Mozambique.

  • Peter Gatto, founder and Executive Director of Recovery-Hub, ministers to those endeavoring to overcome addiction and live a fully productive new life in Christ.

  • Dan & Elly MacLean minister to refugees in Cologne, Germany through hospitality, art, and community involvement.

  • Michal & Angelika Szameto serve with Crossword, shining the light of Christ in various closed countries.
  • Mukti Mission is committed to restoring the poor, exploited and disenfranchised women and children of India by helping them experience God’s love, as well as, providing opportunities for education and employment.

  • Pastor Henry Zihove cares for vulnerable children in Rugare, Zimbabwe by providing housing, food, education, and sustainable agriculture programs.

  • Samaritan’s Purse provides both spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love.

Media Ministry
  • Sean & Erin Templeton serve on staff with Children’s Relief International through photography/videography, writing/editing sponsorship materials, and training staff.


  • Trans World Radio aims to spread the message of Christ through various media platforms.
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