Friday, August 15, 2008

Missionary Spotlight ~ Bruce and Barbara Wannemacher, South Africa


Bruce and Barbara grew up in northern Illinois and met in elementary school. They both became Christians through a campus ministry at college and married before their senior year. After graduation Bruce attended graduate school, earning a master’s degree. He then served as a U.S. Army officer in the Medical Service Corps.
Desiring to serve in cross-cultural missions after military service, Bruce and Barbara pursued Bible training at Covenant Theological Seminary. They both graduated in 1998; Bruce with an M. Div. degree and Barbara with an M.A. in general theological studies. During their seminary years, God confirmed their desire to serve cross-culturally through short-term missionary opportunities in England, Jordan, and Africa.
Bruce is on staff at the Bible Institute of South Africa in Cape Town, teaching and discipling African students and pastors throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Barbara is actively involved with discipling Bible college women and works off-campus teaching Bible at a local primary school.
Bruce and Barbara have two grown children.

2 comments:

Val said...

Bruce and Barbara are jewels on the mission field. Their gift of hospitality is hard to match. They are tireless workers, gifted teachers, and they are doing this AFTER having raised their children and had another career.

jessica said...

Hi,, thanks for sharing information with us..
Nice blog..


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