“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit” (Matthew 28:19).
Timothy comes from the Greek name Τιμόθεος (Timόtheos) meaning “honouring God”, “in God’s honour”, or “honoured by God”.
At Riverton Christian Church we have taken to heart the command to send our best into the mission field to share the good news of Jesus Christ (Acts 13: 2-3). We have set apart our very own sons and support them in locations across the globe (Acts 1:8)
Matt & Ellen Bjerk
Missionaries to Croatia
Matt’s father, Rob is a past elder and current teacher at Riverton Christian Church.
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The Bjerks work with Croatian church leaders to help them more effectively reach their communities with the gospel. Their ministry involves discipleship, youth ministry (camps & VBS), advising church leaders in missions and outreach, home Bible studies, music, and personal evangelism.
Their current request is that we pray for spiritual fruit (salvation, growth in Christ) from the above-listed ministries, for the expansion of the camp ministry and opportunities to use the property as a training center for the Croatian church, for continued strong ministry partnerships, and for even more evangelism opportunities.
. . . stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel . . . Philippians 1:27
. . . budite postojani u jednome Duhu i jednodušno se borite za evanđeosku vjeru . . . Poslanica Filipljanima 1:27
Brett & Ingrid Mitchell
Brett’s father, Mark served as deacon at Riverton Chistian Church.
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Brett is a 28-year-old American from Michigan and Illinois. He felt the call to be a Missionary/Minister when he was 10 years old after giving his life to Jesus. From there he spent his Jr. High and High school years preparing to fulfill Gods call on him life. After 2 short trips to the Philippines to help a new church he again felt the call of God, so he moved to the Philippines in 2011 at the age of 21. He began by helping and then pastoring the same small church he had visited his first 2 times in the Philippines. While pastoring this church he met Ingrid the woman who would be his wife, and married her March 1 2014. Once the church was strong again and had a Filipino minister to lead it, Brett and his wife Ingrid moved into church planting and started the Ambuklao Christian Church Planting Movement where he services as the leader.
“How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!” Romans 10:15
Jason’s father, Jack is a past elder and serves on the mission team at Riverton Christian Church.
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Jason is the president of Insight Resources International. He is currently furthering his studies in Lompoc, CA. IRI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people, achieve their full potential through promoting clear, creative thinking. Their goal is not to tell people what to think, but to help them learn how to think well. Jason has worked extensively with Grao De Mostarda in Mozambique. He attends to the Biblical holism that is essential to people to become stewards of creation, serve their neighbors and come alive to the story of Hope found in Christ. He holds that all vocations are to be dedicated to God.
Our Local Partners
Lake Springfield Christian Assembly
focus is to lead young people into a better understanding of Jesus Christ and encourage a lifetime Commitment to Him as their Lord and Savior. Bible studies, vespers, devotional times, campfires and all camp activities are designed around these goals.