Missions & Ministries

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations

Matthew 28:19

Local Ministries

fostering collective

The Fostering Collective exists to recruit and shepherd Christ-centered families in East Texas to bring hope to children in foster care. The Fostering Collective helps connect individuals and churches with the resources, guidance, and answers they need to change the lives of children from hard places.

the mentoring alliance

Mentoring Alliance exists to mobilize godly people into the lives of kids and families, to provide tangible help and eternal hope.

children's village of east texas

Children’s Village exists to help children from Northeast Texas who are neglected, abused, or homeless. They are dedicated to offering hope and healing to youth who find their lives shattered by their present circumstances.

Foreign Missions

global heart ministries

GHM creates Christ-centered satellite television programming in the heart languages of the people groups of the Middle East and Central Asia, featuring hosts from these regions. Our Pastor Training and multi-lingual websites advance the Gospel message through church planting and discipleship.

the ghrist family

The Ghrist Family (Josh, Maggie, Matthew, Caleb, and Jordan) serve in Mombasa, Kenya where Josh is the Mission Director for  Lighthouse for Christ Missions. Lighhouse for Christ exists to glorify God by healing both physical and spiritual blindness in East Africa.

the fuller family

The Fuller Family (John, Sarah, Jake, Jonah, and Judson) are soon moving to the Western Cape of South Africa to share the truth and love of Jesus Christ by training local pastors and planting churches in the township communities, providing food, clothing and shoes to those in need.


The Rice’s serving refugees in Tampa Florida.

The Guevara Family

The Guevara Family (Guillermo and Emily) share God's love with locals and immigrants and build disciples. These believers will return and transform their home communities in Western Europe and across the world. Through cultural centers the Guevara’s give classes to fulfill a community need while building relationships for the larger purpose of sharing the Gospel and disciple making.


Jason Smith works with International Sports Federation to bring the life, hope and love of Jesus to the world through the exciting and vibrant world of sport. ISF creates mission opportunities for people looking to share their faith with others through their gifts and talents in sport. ISF mobilizes teams around the world, often to go to the poor and marginalized, through a variety of sports.

Church Plants

outfitter church

The Branch has partnered with Outfitter Church to help all of Bar Nunn, Wyoming experience the hope, truth, and purpose-filled life that Jesus has to offer.

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