Missions

At First Baptist Church we believe in going beyond the border because it’s a way to love, it’s a way to reflect God, and its a way to reach out.

Child Evangelism Fellowship

CEF’s goal is to evangelize boys and girls with the Gospel of the Jesus Christ and to establish (disciple) them in the Word of God and in a local church for Christian living. Darren Johnson P.O. Box 1784, Atascadero, CA 93422 (805) 461-1146 cefsouthbay@earthlink.net

Danny & Philippa Brooks

Ethnos360: Philippines Danny & Philippa are with Ethnos360 and living in a small unreached village in the mountain region of Luzon, Philippines. They are currently learning the language of the people there so that they might share the gospel with them in their own language and eventually plant a church in the village. They have…

Joanne Shetler

Wycliffe: Waxhaw NC Joanne is a home-grown girl who was called to missions right here at First Baptist Church. She traveled to Balangao, Philippines to translate the New Testament into the Balangao language and give the people the gospel of Christ. She finished her translation in 1982 and returned to the States upon its completion.…

Keith & Debbie Gandy

BBFI: Germany Keith and Debbie have been missionaries to Germany for over 20 years. Keith started and currently pastors a church in Aschaffenburg. The church has about 250-300 people in attendance and is one of the largest Protestant churches in Europe. They have three adult children.

Loree Lucasi

Philippines Loree & her husband Doming came to Christ through the Bible translation ministry of Joanne Shetler. Doming is now home with the Lord but Loree carries on the ministry in Bayombong and Balangao. She helps oversee many churches in their area as well as house college students who attend school in the city. Loree…

Matthew & Rabecca Stromberg

ReachGlobal Missions: Africa Matt & Rabecca are ministering to a people group in with ReachGlobal Missions. Their current focus is reaching children through after school programs and tutoring using the Bible as their text book. They also run after school camps and day camps with the Word of God as their focus. Ministering to children allows…

Nancie Dellaganna

ABWE: Bangladesh Born and raised in Paso Robles, Nancie is a medical missionary to the people of Bangladesh at Malumghat Hospital. She also helps start AWANA programs for children in that country.

Tom & Nicole Nelson

The Navigators Tom and Nicole Nelson have served for 4 years on staff with The Navigators in San Luis Obispo. It is their  privilege and joy to invest in the students at Cal Poly and Cuesta College. As a family, they have committed their lives to helping students, both Christian and non-Christian, have their hearts…

Gus Bess – Overwhelmed By Grace

Overwhelmed By Grace Gus Bess, as OBG teaches, trains, and mentors leaders to live overwhelmed by grace, their lives are refreshed, their homes are refreshed, the work place is refreshed, and the church is refreshed. Living overwhelmed by grace builds community in the office, the church and in the home. This is the message of Overwhelmed By…