Go therefore and make disciples...

Edgewood supports a variety of missionary efforts in the United States and Internationally. Pleast take a moment to see where these fine stewards of God's word are working and spreading the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Don and Jacki Buege

Blazing Trees and Discipleship

Don Buege serves as pastor to the staff of his agency, 'Blazing Trees.' He is also director of 'Love Nations Mission' (a
ministry of Blazing Trees), focused on the unreached people groups of Russia and Ecuador. Don has worked with
several Russian national strategy partners for over 20 years, leading North American teams to several regions of the country. This ministry also mobilizes workers to pray for God's name to be known and glorified globally, largely among those who have never heard His name. Don is extensively involved here in the States, discipling men here at Edgewood, in other men's groups, and one-on-one. He also serves as a corporate chaplain for Kunes RV, a chain of auto and RV stores headquartered in Delavan, Wisconsin.

Mandy Kimes

His House Christian Fellowship
Mandy Kimes serves with His House Christian Fellowship to reach college students at Ripon College. His House is a campus ministry that is currently on three campuses in Wisconsin. Mandy is passionate about sharing the Gospel and sees a tremendous need and opportunity with college students. As Mandy builds relationships with students through weekly outreach meetings, Bible studies, retreats, and one-on-one discipleship, she hopes to help students develop a vibrant faith and become whole-hearted followers of Jesus Christ. She believes by helping students understand and live out their faith in college that they will make an impact for the Kingdom as they head out into the world!

Scott Ritzema

Badgerland YFC
Scott Ritzema serves in the role of Ministry Director for Badgerland Youth for Christ. Badgerland Youth for Christ
ministers to kids from Oshkosh to West Bend to Beaver Dam and everywhere in between. Its home office is located in Fond du Lac, WI. As such, he supports the staff for all of the YFC programs, which have seen an ever-expanding growth in reaching area youth with the life changing message of Jesus Christ. By establishing healthy relationships with the young people in our communities and schools and walking with them through the daily struggles and joys of life, YFC Staff helps create a solid foundation for life with an eternal impact as life-long followers of Christ.

Elisabeth Knowlton

Incarnation Church Plant
Ella Knowlton serves with the Church of the Incarnation, a church plant located in the Fox Cities of Wisconsin. Church of the Incarnation officially launched in January of 2021, making it a very new church! As Ministry Resident, Ella serves in various roles at Incarnation, from music, to administration, to Sunday teams. Ella believes that the church is the primary means through which God has intended for people to hear the gospel and be discipled, so she is passionate about this work! Learn more at incarnationwi.com

Jared and Sarah Mathison

Campus Crusade for Christ
Jared Mathison serves with th Cru staff on the Milwaukee Metro team. Jared's passion is to share the truth of God's love with college students, who are in an open and moldable time of their lives. His ministry will primarily involve sharing the Gospel with students, discipling younger men, leading Bible studies, planning campus events, and building the kingdom through Cru's movement in Milwaukee. (If you're looking for one more sentence, feel free to include this one as well ->) Jared's life was impacted tremendously by Cru during his college days, and he's incredibly excited to partake in the same ministry to shape other lives as well.?

Veronica Ventrice

Campus Crusade for Christ
Veronica Ventrice serves with CRU (Campus Crusade for Christ) directing the women's prison ministry in the Milwaukee area. She uses a Spiritual Boot Camp to teach believers to walk with the Lord, to deal with sin in their lives and to defeat the enemy in the believer's spiritual battle. Veronica also disciples the volunteers who assist her in the ministry and several women who are out of prison and want to be involved in the prison work.

Bruce & Jackie Redmond

Evangelical Free Church
Bruce Redmond is the Director of Planting Churches Ministries serving the EFCA Southeast churches and national partnerships! Planting Churches Ministries vision is to ignite a multiplying church planting movement across North America through strategic networks and partnerships. Bruce currently oversees the ministries focus within nine southern states, Puerto Rico and Haiti. The ministry recruits, assesses, equips and coaches church planting couples and teams with the needed skills to build teams to begin a new church. He works with some church planting teams to hold services and other teams to work toward starting services. Bruce's experience and influence has relational impact across 76 denominations working alongside other like minded leaders for gospel effectiveness and multiplication.
Jackie is often found traveling and ministering alongside Bruce and also utilizes their home to host planting couples who are in the assessment process or in need of a get away for encouragement. Her heartbeat is for women to answer the call of Jesus, find their voice and take their place as an integral part in the advancement of the Kingdom of God! Jackie is presently the founder and director of ResoundNow, a non-profit ministry that encourages and equips women to live intentionally and relationally as disciples who make disciples. She recently published a transformational and fun new disciple making training called "The Hike of Your Life"

Ryan & Heather Reissner

Forrest Springs
Ryan and Heather Reissner serve on missionary staff at Oak Forest Retreat and Conference Center. Ryan serves as the ministry's Director and Heather serves as the Guest Services Manager. Oak Forest is an adult retreat center
founded by Forest Springs Camp and Conference Center, where Ryan and Heather have served for the last 13 years. Oak Forest is an adult retreat center that aims to provide a place of refocus, refresh, and renewal. Our vision is to provide a place set-apart for all people who need nourishing of their soul and time away with the Lord. Many church groups attend throughout the year for men's retreats, ladie's retreats, and marriage retreats. In addition, Oak Forest provides no-cost quiet retreats to those who are serving full-time in ministry and missions. Ryan and Heather have two grown daughters.Zoe and Maia.

Susan DelRe

Susan Dele serves with Voice in the Wilderness Ministries, whose ministries are dedicated to preaching and teaching the whole counsel of God and publishing resources to equip the Saints for the work of the ministry. You can learn more about the ministries at www.voice-wilderness.org and www.gal416.org.

Preston and Jersey Sheldon

Overland Missions
Preston and Jersey Sheldon serve as the Directors of the Expedition Division through an international ministry called Overland Missions. Their mission work focuses overseas and stateside. When overseas, they focus on bringing the Gospel to the most neglected and remote people groups. Their division does this by personally ministering and doing reconnaissance in new nations their organization doesn't currently serve in, as well as sending two week expeditions into areas their missionaries live in to reach the lost and see them saved. The second part of their ministry is traveling in the United States to build a passion for global missions in the hearts of Christ followers. Recruiting individuals for short term teams to spread the gospel overseas within the American Church is a huge part of their time in America, as well as doing street evangelism and discipling those that sign up for trips.

Gordy & Bear Grover

Reach Global
Gordy and Bear Grover are city team leaders serving with EFCA ReachGlobal in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The team is partnering with the churches of Ministerios Bendicion (Blessing Ministries) to disciple university students and young professionals to reach their peers and colleagues, and incorporate them in house churches throughout the city. Discipleship leadership development, teaching English, short-term teams, and ministry/social events are some of the tools they use to minister to young adults.

Remesh Dutta

New Anointing Ministries
Remesh Dutta is an indigenous missionary serving with New Anointing Ministries amongst the Punjab people in
northern Indian villages. The individuals in his area are laborers in the agriculture fields and the private sector.
Spiritually, the people are idol worshippers. Hitministry involves church planting, home meetings, door to door
evangelism, pastoral counseling, literature distribution, children's ministry, team evangelism, Bible classes,
youth/student ministry and feeding programs for the needy.

Marcel Maxim

Serving in Romania
Marcel Maxim is an indigenous Romanian pastor at Emanuel Church in Galati, Romania and at two mission outreaches to Oancea and Rogojeni, Romania. His ministry involves preaching, teaching, coordinating missions in Galati County, providing spiritual care to church leaders and senior believers and teaching at Mathetis Bible School.

John & Anita Koeshall

Students for Christ
John and Anita Koeshall founded Students for Christ (SFC) Europe in 1981, in Munich, Germany. The student ministry grew and spread throughout 17 countries in Europe. John and Anita now serve as consultants for planting student ministry on other continents, such as Africa, South America and Asia. John and Anita both have a PhD in intercultural Studies and are consultants and trainers for new cross-cultural workers.

Mark Giebink

Teach Beyond
Mark Giebink serves as the Member Care Director Globally for TeachBeyond, a mission agency that seeks to spread the gospel and advance God's kingdom through the tool of English education. English education provides opportunities in places not open to traditional church planting and also provides education to children of missionaries so their parents can remain on assignment. Member Care is a support ministry to our 1000 members serving in over 60 countries all around the world. We provide confidential, holistic services that range from listening and prayer, to coaching, training, mentoring and counseling. Mark leads a team of almost 30 volunteers and staff who help nurture and develop our members.

Cory Anibal

Various ministries
Cory Anibal ministers in Serbia, serving in three evangelical churches. Cory's passion is that people make decisions for the Messiah and to see believers grow as faithful and fruitful members of His body. His ministry within the church involves sharing the teaching of the Word of God with local pastors, leading home-group Bible studies, visiting with church families in their homes to learn of their needs and to pray with them, discipling youth, hosting international ministry teams and serving at summer camps. He also participates in village work days and meets with local men to hear their stories and to answer their questions and looks for ways to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Ryan, Argene, and Jyoses Hull

Go To Nations
Ryan and Argene Hull are serving as missionaries with Go To Nations in Iloilo City, Philippines. They serve
alongside a team of missionaries to bring hope to the hurting, ignite the fires of evangelism, and train & equip
believers to live with the purpose of fulfilling the great commission.

Alan & Whitney Brown

United World Mission
Alan Brown in Athens, Greece, leads a restoration and rest ministry for missionaries and national workers in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. They provide debrief counseling, coaching, spiritual direction and training in marriage communication. Aegean Oasis, the name of their guest house, offers ministry workers a place of retreat and renewal in order to strengthen their vitality for work.

John Martinez

G.O. Ministries
John Martinez ministers in the Dominican Republic and Haiti with GO Ministries. He works to encourage and hold accountable pastors and local leaders of growing churches. John is also actively involved in the GO program to plant 1000 churches in 10 years. He also works with teams who come to the island to serve which provides them with opportunities for mutual transformation as teams and nationals work to Redeem, Renew and Restore God's creation.

Alex & Brittany

Missionaries Oversees