& Mrs. Ignacio Guevara
Rev. Guevara is President
of our sister organization in Colombia, Mision Panamericana de
Colombia. They are co-founders of the Mission. Having pastored a
church with now over 6000 people in Colombia, they
"retired" to California, where they started
several churches among the Spanish speaking people. He is
writing expository bible books, and making tapes for the radio
stations in Colombia and the US.
& Mrs. Ken Brewer
Ken Brewer is President of Pan
America Mission and Director of 2 of the Bible Institutes in
Colombia. He spends his time between the two institutes and
overseeing construction projects as well as ministering at
various local congregations.
& Mrs. Chad Stendal
Called to minister to a tribe
of Indians high in the Andes mountains, they have written
several excellent books on their adventures (available from
Ransom Press). They continue to minister not only to the Kogi
Indians, but to the Spanish speaking populace of Colombia. They
have now purchased the former Wycliffe Missionary Center
LomaLinda and are using it as a conference and training center.
Their son Chaddy and his wife help in the work and ranch as
well. They also run a home and small school for the Kogi
& Mrs. Russell Stendal
Chad's son and his wife
help Chad with the Kogi ministry. Russell was kidnapped by the
guerrillas and held captive for ransom. He has written an
excellent book about the experience (available from Ransom
Press). This experience also opened doors of ministry to the
guerrillas, the armed forces and high-up government officials.
Russell, his dad and family have recently re-published a Spanish
Bible which is equivalent to our King James version. They are
printing it in camouflage covers which makes it attractive to
both the guerrillas and the armed forces.The first printing of
the Bible and a CD ROM version have been distributed. More are
being printed as funds become available.
& Mrs. Robert Hoppe
The Hoppes have been called to
minister to another Indian Tribe, the Malayos. They have written
an excellent report of their work among the Malayos, which is
available through them. At present, they are working with
Malayos who have traveled to Bogota to help them with continued
New Testament and school book translation.
& Mrs. Robert Paden
The Paden's have been church
planting in the western part of Argentina since 1976. In
addition, they are completing an orphanage which will open soon.
& Mrs. Porfirio Rodriguez
Porfirio is a native of
Honduras, where he met his wife Debbie (daughter of a
missionary). They ministered for a while in the States and
returned to Honduras several years ago to start a church
planting ministry. As well as ministering the gospel, they are
providing food, clothing and training to the nationals in their
area. They received funds recently for church construction from
a church here in the States, which sent a team to help with the
construction. The needs and opportunities for ministry are
& Rachel Rendon
The daughter and son-in-law of
Robert Hoppe, they are currently studying linguistics. They look
forward to joining the Hoppes in ministry to the Malayo Indians.
Matthew & Erica Hoppe
We are assisting these
missionaries with various special projects Mozambique, Africa.
Matt flies an airplane for assistance to other missionaries.
& Mrs. Ira Washburn
Founders of Pan
America Mission, who served in Colombia for 20 years laying a
foundation for the present work. Mrs. Washburn recently went to
be with the Lord. He is now 90 years old and still ministering
the Gospel. He is currently writing several books.