Fraser & Liz Bennett - Wycliffe Bible Translators, SIL

Serving worldwide from Dallas, Texas. Fraser's job, as International Language Program Training Coordinator, is to make sure that training is available worldwide. He supports program coordination in Asia, Europe, and the Americas; training center development in Papua New Guinea; and translation curriculum development in Africa.

Kim & Steve Blewett – Wycliffe Bible Translators USA

Steve & Kim Blewett – Wycliffe Bible Translators USA - – Steve & Kim Blewett are linguists with Wycliffe Bible Translators who were sent to Papua New Guinea in 1981. In 1987 they went to Bougainville Island to begin translating the Bible into the language of the Rapoisi people. Currently they also assist translators from twelve other Bougainville languages to translate the Bible into their own languages.

Howard & Jo-Ann Brant – SIM USA

SIM (Serving in Mission) is a missional community of God's people who delight to worship God and are passionate about the Gospel, seeking to fulfill the mission of Jesus Christ in the world. Howie and Jo-Ann have served with SIM since 1971 in Ethiopia, Ghana, USA, and Kenya. In 2011 Howard and Jo-Ann returned to Ethiopia to help the Gurage people to whom they took the Gospel 40 years ago. Neelsville has been on their support team since 1985.

Shirley Killosky - Kids Alive International

Working in Hauna Village, Papua New Guinea since 1979, Shirley founded and directs the Hauna Schools which minister to 800 children and adults from preschool through high school. She teaches, writes teaching materials, develops primers, directs the children’s choir, trains and supervises preschool teachers, and supervises and teaches Sunday School and Bible study. Hauna has a church, school, and medical center. These people are reaching out to other villages in the upper Sepik River area and bringing Jesus Christ into the jungles surrounding Hauna.

Medical Benevolence Foundation

For over 40 years, the Medical Benevolence Foundation (MBF) has worked to provide hope and healing to those most in need in more than 100 hospitals and clinics throughout the world. MBF supports community health programs, helping to train indigenous healthcare workers and personnel, and run education programs on disease prevention and nutrition, and more. Through MBF, Neelsville supports a nursing student scholarship in Haiti.

Gary & Pat Sheppard - SIM

The Sheppards minister through SIM USA headquartered in Charlotte, NC. The Sheppards represent SIM to the Finishers Project, part of, which assists Christian adults in discovering and pursuing opportunities in missions — short-term or as a next career. Also, Gary works in the Services Dept., and Pat in the Candidate Dept. Formerly they spent fifteen years in Niger and Nigeria; Gary was a pilot responsible for transporting missionaries, while Pat was a nurse in a local hospital.

Sons of Thunder

This mission started as a 10,000 acre farm in Zambia, Africa. It has grown to include a medical center, grade school, and church providing continuing outreach and evangelism to the people of Africa. They have many successes to thank God for: the farm houses and trains 58 families; over 400 students attend the grade school in 1st to 7th grades. Neelsville sent a mission team in August of 2008 and worked closely with medical missionaries Sal and Renee Marini. Keep up with Sal and Renee at their blog site:

Advocates International

Advocates International is an organization of lawyers linking over 120 countries together, to help believers transition from closed atheistic societies, to open, democratic societies. Advocate’s encourages Christian lawyers, judges and national leaders to meet locally, nationally, regionally and globally in order to advance justice, religious freedom, biblical family values, conflict resolution and the integration of faith and profession. Their efforts have been as varied as helping street sellers obtain justice from predatory local officials, to helping to write law for a new national judiciary in a developing country. Brent McBurney, Advocates' President and CEO.