William is passionate about making this world more like the kingdom of God, especially in the most difficult places. William worked as an engineer before going into international ministry in 2014. William graduated with a degree in Engineering from the University of Alabama where he was a member of the football team, winning two National Championships under Coach Saban. He is currently working on a master’s degree at Missional Training Center, accredited by Covenant Theological Seminary.
Werner has been serving with Mission ONE since 1992. He leads our Training Ministry and currently serves as Vice President. He is the author of The Global Gospel: Achieving Missional Impact in Our Multicultural World (2015). Werner is a key leader of the Honor-Shame Network which helps facilitate a global conversation about honor, shame, and the gospel in missiology and theology. He served as coordinator of the Honor-Shame Conference held at Wheaton College in June 2017, and has taught on “Honor, Shame and the Gospel” in Brazil, India, Lebanon, New Zealand, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, and the United States.
Coordinator of Strategic Projects: North Africa & the Middle East
Jackie does an outstanding job of bringing relationship, imagination, and determination to the projects she works on. Jackie lived and served in Morroco for 5 years before returning to the US with her family. She uses her persuasive personality to help our partners in North Africa and the Middle East reach their goals.
Coordinator of Strategic Projects: Asia
Jude brings a much needed ingenuity to all of his projects, finding creative ways to solve complex issues. His love for other cultures and fierce resolve make him the perfect resource for our partners in Asia.
Coordinator of Strategic Projects: Africa
Bikonzi loves Jesus, loves people, and wants to see them prosper. His passion to reduce poverty and his inherent cultural knowledge drive the problem solving he brings to projects he works on with our partners in Africa.
When it comes to keeping Mission ONE projects organized, Brian is the master. With experience in fields as varied as major league baseball, law enforcement, and business management, he brings a passion for excellence to everything that he does.
Bob is the Founder and Global Ambassador of Mission ONE. His life of faith began when he accepted Christ while attending university. After working in a family business, he and his wife, Diana, traveled as evangelists beginning in 1978. During a teaching engagement in Africa, God planted a seed in Bob’s heart to come alongside His faithful servants in developing nations, as they evangelize and plant churches among unreached peoples. After much prayer and counsel, the partnership ministry of Mission ONE was born in 1991. Diana passed away in 2002. Bob married Linda in 2005. Together they travel extensively in the US, representing Mission ONE, and internationally, serving our indigenous partners.
Theologian in Residence
Jackson is one of the world’s experts on the subject of honor, shame, and the gospel. He and his family lived in China for 15 years before joining our team in 2019. He received a Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and a PhD from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He serves as the Mission and Culture Book Reviews Editor for Themelios, the digital journal of The Gospel Coalition, and belongs to the steering committee of the Asian/Asian-American Theology Consultation for the Evangelical Theological Society. Jackson is the author of three books: Saving God’s face, One Gospel for All Nations, and Reading Romans with Eastern Eyes.
Kristen does an amazing job managing our campaign. With a background as a school administrator, she is used to working with a lot of moving parts. She ensures that our campaign stays on track and that everyone is well behaved.
Making the best possible use of God’s resources is a top priority at Mission ONE. Sonja watches every dollar and makes sure that our budgets reflect our vision. Her behind-the-scenes leadership and ability to get things done are a blessing to us all.
Charith has worked more than 10 years in international development. Her high level of empathy makes her an excellent story teller and an expressive artist. She has a deep love for culture and connecting people. She brings all these things together to help us communicate the work of Mission ONE.
Board of Directors
Casey K. Brennan
Kurt Gusinde, Treasurer
Mike Schell, Chairman
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