In addition to our partnerships with local ministries, South Ridge also partners with individuals and organizations across the country and around the world who are dedicated to spreading the love and Gospel message of Christ.

Campus Ministry

  • Jeff & Karen Grant mentor leaders, reach college students, and facilitate church-to-campus partnerships with CRU throughout the US.

  • 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 is the regional director of the North Jersey chapter of Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) whose aim is to impact high school & college students, coaches, and communities for Christ through sports.


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.

  • 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. (See pictures below!)

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

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

  • 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.


Media Ministry

  • Keghan Crossland creates innovative, gospel-based video content for CRU, impacting students, churches, and other ministries across the country.

  • Chad Johnson founded and operated Come&Live, a worldwide organization based in Nashville, TN that partners with artists to proclaim the message of Jesus through their art and platform.

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


South Ridge mission teams visiting our sponsored children in El Salvador 2017/2018!