Nora and Pieter are regional missionaries serving as coordinators of short-term mission (STM) with the European Baptist Federation. They facilitate life-changing mission experiences by matching the interests of volunteers with the needs of the 50+ Baptist conventions in Europe and the Middle East.
The European Baptist Federation (EBF) Mission Partnerships is a cooperative initiative to assist indigenous leaders in starting new Baptist churches in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and in Central Asia.
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is ready to receive God’s message of hope and love, but the workers are very few. That’s why IM partner Enduring Love is raising up Arab Christian leaders and ministries through a variety of community-based programs.
Melanie Baggao of Placentia, California, was commissioned to serve with American Baptist International Ministries (IM) in the Middle East. Baggao is IM’s third global worker to be serving in this part of the world. She departed for her field of service on October 21, 2015.