Ann & Bruce Borquist
Ann & Bruce Borquist

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From Everywhere to Everyone From Everywhere to Everyone
Training and Capacity Building Training and Capacity Building
Economic Development Economic Development
Ann serves as Global Consultant for ministry “From Everywhere to Everyone” to build capacity in contextualized theological education, servant leadership, cross-cultural skills development, church-based holistic community transformation and work with refugees. Bruce serves as Global Consultant for Holistic Community and Economic Development to promote faith-based social entrepreneurship, servant leadership, cross cultural skills development, and church-based holistic community transformation. They work alongside a wide range of Baptist partners including those in Brazil, Cambodia, Indonesia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, and others. Since 1987, Ann and Bruce have served in the Philippines, the U.S. and Brazil. Before relocating to the Asia-Pacific region, they worked with the National Baptist Convention of Brazil as co-coordinators of the Integral Mission Network and the national program of Leadership and Ministry Development. They also helped equip Brazilian cross-cultural missionaries to share the good news of Jesus Christ in Brazil and around the world.
Projects, Journals & News
| Hopevale – from death to new life

If we are to glean any hope from the Hopevale story, perhaps it is this: we who aspire to be disciples of Jesus are “wounded healers” in the words of Henri Nouwen.

| The Peace Pole

“This peace pole is how we deal with conflict among our people,” the young seminary student explained, pointing at a huge wooden column in the center of the building.

| What is “Church”?

Have you ever wondered what it means to be “the church”? While it’s common to say we “go to church” on Sundays, theologians remind us we “go to be with the church” since “church” is the fellowship of God’s people – the community of faith – and not a building. We recently explored different dimensions of “being church” with the Union of Indonesian Baptist Churches.

| Building each other up – for mission

You often hear from us that in today’s world all God’s people are working together in God’s mission ‘from everywhere to everyone’

| Not in the News

Here are some of the stories we heard during a recent ministry trip to three countries in Southeast Asia. God is working in and through partners who live in countries where Christians are only barely tolerated.

My sisters and brothers in Christ welcomed me so warmly | Jesus, Women and the Church

“Men and women are equal … but women are a little bit lower,” remarked the young man in a class I (Ann) recently taught.