Lighthouse Church has established partnerships with individuals and organizations in Africa, Asia & Latin America. We strongly believe in supporting local missionaries who are equipped to spread the word of God and His love to their surrounding communities.
We are currently supporting:
MADISON, WI, USA
Care Net is a Christian organization offering care and counseling for unplanned pregnancy. Since its inception in 1985, the Center has served free of charge more than 9,000 women in unplanned pregnancies, often including their families and male partners.
MICHAEL & PAMELA BERKOWITZ
ACTS TWO42 MINISTRIES, MADISON, WI, USA
Pastors Michael and Pamela Berkowitz are directors of Acts Two42 Campus Ministry. They serve as missionaries on the University of Wisconsin, leading a movement of students training them to become radical followers of Jesus. They have created a culturally diverse community on campus as they teach all how to love the nations. Two42 has a strategic mission to reach the international students sent here from over 200 countries. They have a committed discipleship program that teaches students how to partner in fulfilling the great commission…to go and make disciples of all nations. Pamela and Michael have a global impact by reaching students on the University as well as sending alumni as missionaries around the world.
PASTOR STEVE AND MARY SCHULTZ
LIGHTHOUSE CHURCH ST. JOSEPH, ST. JOSEPH, MI, USA
Pastor Steve and Mary Schultz are the founders of Lighthouse Church in Madison. Lighthouse Church began as an outreach to international people in Madison in 1994, after Pastor Steve and Mary returned from two years on the mission field in Kenya. The church rapidly grew into a vibrant bilingual congregation. In June 2012 Pastor Steve and Mary were called to St. Joseph, MI to start a new church. This small congregation is reaching out to the people of an area deeply challenged by the downturn in the economy.
SAM & JENNIFER DHARAM
Sam’s work is with YWAM Asia and Pacific where he is an Eldership team member. His focus is on Eastern Asia, based out of Kunming, China. His “job” is staff coaching and development, strategic planning and leadership development. Sam has traveled extensively ministering and teaching.
ROY & JENNIFER RAMBLE
RAJ MINISTRIES, RUPAIDIHA, INDIA
RAJ exists to reach the needy downtrodden people of Northern India and Nepal with the love of Christ by encouraging, educating, and equipping them to face life in our world today. Their ministries include:
Assembly of God Church School: AGCS exists to provide a quality education for the poor children of Rupaidiha and it’s surrounding villages.
Mahima Niwas: Mahima Niwas exists to provide the basic needs of shelter, clothing, love, and education for girls in desperate need.
SEEMA: SEEMA exists to provide encouragement and training for women in need of social rehabilitation.
Rupaidiha Community Education Centre: RCEC exists to provide free education for local illiterate and poverty stricken children.
PASTOR DAVID AND JENNIFER HATLEY
CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES IN AFRICA, NAIROBI, KENYA
Pastor David and Jennifer Hatley have been serving in Kenya since 1985. They planted a church in Dandora and since then more than 250 churches led by national pastors have been started in Kenya, and others in the neighboring African nations including Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania. They also operate four Grace Children’s Center Orphanage Homes including campuses for healthy and with HIV/AIDS infected children, as well as rehabilitation for street boys. They also operate seven pre-primary schools, Church on the Rock Academy and provide international Bible training. They also operate a medical clinic, and feed 2000 children daily. The Hatleys have three grown children who are all in ministry as well as four adopted daughters.
PASTOR JUAN SANCHEZ
IGLESIA COMUNIDAD DE AMOR INTERNACIONAL, HONDURAS
Pastor Juan and Gloria Sanchez live in Potrerillos, Cortes, Honduras. It is about 40 minutes from San Pedro Sula, one of the major cities in Honduras. They pastor a small church which is ministering to the entire community, with a special emphasis on reaching children and youth. Lighthouse Church supported the erection of their church building, and it has become a community center for the area. In addition to the work at the church, Pastor Juan reaches out to many small neighboring villages with the gospel.
PASTOR JEHU HERNANDEZ
MINISTERIO SOBRE LA ROCA DE PODER, MEXICO
Pastor Jehu and his wife Mayra serve in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. Pastor Jehu was ordained by Lighthouse Church in Madison in 2003 and then joined his father in Ministerio Jesuscristo la Roca de Poder de Mexico. He has been Senior Pastor of Iglesia Dios Proveera Sobre la Roca in Nuevo Laredo since 2010. They have sent missionaries throughout Mexico and established many churches.
PASTOR JAY AND LINDA THREADGILL
FISHERS OF MEN MINISTRIES, PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI
Dr. Jay Threadgill graduated from International Bible Institute and Seminary, Orlando FL, and has received his Doctorate in Biblical Studies from Jacksonville Theological Seminary. He and his wife have served the Lord in the nation of Haiti for the past 24 years. They are the senior ministers of COTR-Port Au Prince, which has grown from 6, to over 7000! Fishers of Men Ministries has planted over 25 churches throughout the nation, as well as 14 academic schools, and 4 accredited Bible schools. Fishers of Men also facilitates a feeding program, which last year fed nearly 3000 students throughout the city and in the rural areas of Haiti.
ANDREW AND KAREN BUSH
PALESTINE AND MANILA
Andrew Bush originally is from New Mexico where he was called from pastoring into full time missions. He and his wife Karen went to Manila, Philippines in 1987. They planted Harvesters Christian Fellowship, which now has five congregations led by national pastors. This ministry also reaches out to the poor and feeds many children daily.
In 1998 the Lord extended their vision to Palestine. They started Living Stones Student Center in a small university town as a project for the Palestine Bible Society. Their ministry has been to share a message of forgiveness and reconciliation with all people.
Now they divide their time between the Philippines and Palestine.
CLAUDIA AND LIGIA
Claudia and Ligia are based in Bogota, Colombia where they work with children at risk and at the same time focus on unreached people groups, making trips and projects in needy communities in Latin Americas as well as in Central Asia. They have a desire to mobilize Latin people into missions. They are also part of a team to encourage and motivate churches and young people about Frontier Missions in the northern part of South America.