Three missionaries accept appointments to serve with Converge

Mickey Seward

Contributing writer

  • Missions

Converge International Ministries is asking God for a gospel movement among every least-reached people group ― in our generation. With that vision in mind, three missionary candidates who participated in the March 2022 Missionary Discovery & Assessment have accepted appointments to become Converge global workers.

Two appointees will work as Deaf discipleship catalysts. Across the globe, Deaf people are the least-reached of the least-reached people groups. Even in the United States, Deaf people are considered a least-reached people group. Of the approximately 70 million Deaf people in the world, less than 2% of that group know of Jesus.

Brandon Gaskin (Arlington, Texas/Silent Friends Church) and Tammy Weiner (Odenton, Maryland/Bethany Community Church/Converge MidAtlantic) will join Converge’s Deaf Catalyst Team to help play a role in raising that percentage. Gaskin and Weiner will be based in the United States.

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Andrea Kidder (St. Paul, Minnesota/Resurrection City Church/Converge Northwest) accepted an appointment to become an educational development specialist with Converge’s Thailand Initiative. Thailand is one of the largest unreached nations in the world and presents great opportunity for Kingdom impact.

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Converge currently has 175 global workers ministering in 30 countries around the globe. Additionally, 56 appointees are preparing to join them in full-time global ministry. If you are, or know somebody who is, interested in becoming a missionary Converge can help.

Converge is a movement of churches working to help people meet, know and follow Jesus. We do this by starting and strengthening churches together worldwide. For 170 years, Converge has helped churches bring life change to communities in the United States and around the world through church planting and multiplicationleadership training and global missions.

Mickey Seward, Contributing writer

Mickey Seward is a freelance writer and editor. He served as Converge's director of communications from 2017-23.

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