Ron Bernard leads, plans & orchestrates Life Church's Missionary trips, traveling to countries including Mexico, Uganda and China. Ron studied English literature at the University of Houston with the intention of becoming a college professor, but returned to God’s call upon his life by entering full-time ministry and has held leadership and pastoral positions in several churches. An encourager, especially of leaders, Ron travels overseas making ministry trips to different churches to help strengthen ministry teams. Ron and his wife, Cindy, have been married for 40 years, and have four children and four grandchildren. For more information about recent Missionary trips see Ron's Ministry website "Nations are Calling".
For global connection, missions, and accountability, we are affiliated with the International Christian Leadership Connections, an apostolic network of leaders and churches from over 75 countries. You can find more information about them at: www.ICLCNetwork.com ICLCNetwork
Life Church also supports the following ministries:
Charles and Agnes Mugonyi are from Uganda and have a ministry there to reach the lost with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Life Church helps support them financially as well as taking missions trips there and doing leadership training and youth conferences.
Carol and Fran Marin are the directors of Casa Hogar, which translates to House of Hope. This is a home for special needs orphans in Oaxaca, Mexico. We make trips annually to help in a variety of capacities, as well as handling the financial donations that come to the home. If you are interested in donating to Casa Hogar you can do so through Life Church Bayfield.
Ross & Mindy Smith are serving YWAM and are missionaries of Life Church. Currently they are in India with their two sons.