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740 SW 4th Street, Moore, OK 73160

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Meet Our Missionaries

Here at Southgate a portion of our offerings are dedicated to supporting the missionaries of the Baptist Missionary Association. Here you can find a few missionaries we are giving toward this year. For a more extensive list of our missionaries visit the BMA missions page. 


• That we will be an encouragement and a blessing to church planters in Ukraine and former Soviet countries.

• That we will enjoy grace, safety, and good health in all our travels.

• That Coleen’s back troubles will be properly treated.

• That God will open doors to make disciples among Russian speakers in Israel.

• That Coleen’s Art and Crafts ministry will draw new people to faith in Christ and encourage those to whom she ministers.

• That the Lord grant an end to Russia’s aggression in Eastern Ukraine and heal the division among people living there.




• He has given me many opportunities to mentor and coach ministry leaders in Ukraine and former Soviet countries.

• He has healed my achilles tendon from last year’s rupture and surgery in January, and blessed my recovery from three heart stents placed in May

Jeff Franks

Jeff and Coleen

Email: jeffdfranks@gmail.com

Website: www.franksukraine.blogspot.com

Grady Johnson

Grady, Denise, Allen and Amanda

Phone: 936-483-3695

Email: gradyjohnson1822@gmail.com




• That the Lord will continue to call men for ministry.

• For national missionaries to be considered for new fields.

• For the churches of the Huasteca Hidalguense.

• For El Alba Baptist Churche in Pachuca, Hidalgo.

• For The Martha Johnson School and its growth and ministry.

• For protection and provision for all the families involved in all of BMA Mexico Ministries.






• For the men that have been preparing for ministry and new fields.

• For the continued growth in the BMA Mexican Missions.

• For the souls saved and baptized in the last year.

• For the new churches that have been organized.

• For God sustaining the Martha Johnson School Ministry.

• For the supporting churches in BMA America. Without your continued prayers, we would be adrift




• For our ministry among the Iraqi and Syrian refugees in dallas-ft. worth area.

• For the church plant in Oklahoma and the house church in Louisiana.

• For Living Word Arabic Church in Dallas, and for her rapid growth to continue.

• For the ministry we do in Arabic through Internet, social media, and satellite.

• For the multiplication of Arabic church plants in North America and for American churches to host Arabic congregations.






• For all the salvations and baptisms in 2015.

• For several opportunities to teach seminars in both English and Arabic dealing with apologetics, mission, and reaching cross-cultural ethnic groups.

• For protection, guidance, and discernment for Jenny and me.

• For adding more Arabic Bible study and discipleship house groups in different cities.

• For our partners, the prayer team who support us spiritually, and our hosting church in Dallas.

Ashraf Sara

Ashraf, Jenny, John and Mark

Address: 1418 Timber Ridge Dr
Allen, TX 75002

Phone: 903-721-1882

Email: iraqbp@aol.com

Website: www.LWDallas.org




• For God’s name to be glorified.

• For souls to be saved.

• For broken families to be made whole.

• For more opportunities for community involvement.

• For faithful monthly financial partners.






• For Chael Lyon Barker, born 8/9/15.

• For spiritual growth within individuals and families at Refuge Church.

• For a growing small group ministry.

• That we have our own church building now!

• That we have started weekly services.

Matt Barker

Matt, Allison and Calix

Address: 1344 W. Berkshire Ave.
Nixa, MO 65714

Phone: 501-408-9500

Email: matt@refugenixa.com

Website: www.refugenixa.com




• That we would be bold in sharing the gospel and see many accept Christ as their Savior.

• For new doors to open so we would be able to build relationships with those who need to know Christ.

• That God would move in big ways to accomplish His will in and through Refuge Church and provide all the resources needed to accomplish His vision and mission.

• For growth both spiritually and physically within Refuge Church.

• For wisdom and discernment as we seek to make a difference in the community through making disciples continually.






• For launching into full weekly services.

• For a new space for Refuge Church to meet and worship.

• That lives are being changed both now and for eternity.

• That God continually provides for our needs as He broadens our reach month by month.

John Herring

John, Alisha, Macey and Dalton

Address: 1107 Verna Lane
Nixa, Missouri 65714

Phone: 501-413-1208

Email: john@refugenixa.com

Website: www.refugenixa.com




• For our family as we meet people here in North Georgia and share with them about Jesus and the Vision for StonePoint Church.

• For God to raise up leaders who want to be a part of our launch team as well as volunteers as we start holding Life Group Bible Studies and Preview Services.

• For a successful Launch of the church to weekly services (targeting Fall 2016).

• For God to continue to touch others and spur them on to give financially to this ministry and pray consistently for us and the mission here in Georgia.






• For a successful move and transition from Texas to Georgia to plant StonePoint Church.

• For our son-in-law finding a great job in the technology field here in the Atlanta, Georgia area.


• For moving into and settling into our home here in Georgia and our son, Tyler, starting tenth grade.


• For the healthy birth of our grandson, Ari Michael Hardy.


• That God brought us to a neighborhood community here that He wants to see changed for Him to make a difference in our area and that He continually brings people into our paths that He wants us to meet and share with.

Todd Cox

Todd, Tina, Taylor and Tyler

Address: 8905 Huntshire Ct
Cumming, Georgia 30028

Phone: 214-727-8631

Email: todd@stonepoint.org

Website: www.stonepoint.org




• For wisdom and favor as we look to plant more recovery groups. We have planted four officially, two in Tela, one in San Pedro Sula and one in Panama.

• That the two groups in Tela are maturing and need less and less input and direction. We hope to see them reproduce among the Garifuna people.


• For Penny’s back and our overall health.


• For grace as we are away from our family and friends during the holidays and other important days.


• For all those who pray and support us in our work here.







• My surgery was successful and I am free of dizziness.

• For a tremendously successful Women’s Conference.

• For the transformed lives and churches we are seeing here in Honduras.

• For the continued growth of the ministry.

• For the encouragement from our friends as we continue to serve the Lord.

Brad Gathright

Brad and Penny

Address: Residencial Porto Bello
Barrio La Curva
Bloque L y Casa #3
Tela, AtlantidaM
America Central

Phone: 903-258-6117

Email: bradleygath@yahoo.com