The Togo South Team is a partnership of ABWE, FIM, and WMM missionaries, working towards the goal of multiplying healthy churches in Togo, West Africa. To get in touch with a missionary please use the contact form at the bottom of the page and your message will be sent to them.
Joseph and Francisca Akakpo joined ABWE as Global Access Partners in 2012 after returning to their native Togo from being missionaries in Cameroon. They now work with local churches promoting youth and family ministries. Pastor Joseph leads youth and parent conferences throughout Togo.
Hannah Stump Ayena has a passion for the Christian Schools, training and encouraging teachers. Working through FIM (Fellowship International Mission), she reaches out to students at La Lumière Primary and Middle school.
Judy Bowen is the director of literature and audio visual distribution, the goal of which is to distribute Bibles, Christian literature, and media at affordable prices in French and local languages to the people of West Africa. She has a passion for making our Creator God known through nature and mission-related photography. Learn more at her website.
McKenzie McDaniel is serving as a short term missionary with ABWE for a year. She works to help missionaries in homeschooling their children and helps out with other projects at the HBB guesthouse. Read her posts on her blog
Honoré and Kim Afolabi are fulltime missionaries with ABWE. They work to facilitate church planting by working alongside nationals, ministering to families and evangelizing the lost. Honoré is responsible for the leadership training team. Learn more on their website
Michael and Cheryl Gayle are pouring their lives into the ministry in Togo through ABWE. Michael works at Hospital Baptiste Biblique as a Family Physician, Medical Director, & Teacher. Cheryl keeps order in their house and also helps as the field treasurer, helps with the Guest House finances, and in the Christian Resource Center.
Ryan and Stephanie Buczak are working in Togo through ABWE to build relationships with Togolese. Ryan is a pilot and hopes to use the airplane in medical evangelism and church planting. Learn more at their website and on their Facebook page
Russ and Melody Ebersole invest their lives in the ministry of Hôpital Baptiste Biblique. Russ spends his time at the Hospital as a Pediatrician. Melody gives of herself to hope-hungry patients who need to hear the Gospel.
Tom and Melissa Kendall are full-time missionaries with ABWE. Tom is a general surgeon at Hôpital Baptiste Biblique. Tom also also leads the Church Facilitation team. Learn more at their website or visit their facebook page
Jason and Kathy Laird are working in Togo with ABWE. Jason is the Regional Director for ABWE. He is also a pilot and they hope to see the Gospel preached to remote villages through missionary aviation. Learn more at their website
Jessica Miller is in Tsiko, Togo serving with ABWE to help care for short-term and long-term missionaries through the Guest House. She also has an administrative support role for a variety of ministries surrounding the Hospital. Check out her website
Seth and Becca Mallay are with World Medical Missions. Seth works at the Hospital as a family practitioner and Becca homeschools for their 4 children and builds relationships with Togolese. Learn more at their blog or on Facebook
Jane Schmitz has a heart and passion for reaching unreached people groups. Having served in Togo in the past through evangelism, medical missions, church planting and women’s ministries, God has recently led her back to continue the task of bringing the gospel to those who haven’t heard. She also trains and mentors women and pastors wives.
Christine Sopcisak partners with the Togo South Team through Fellowship International Mission. She works on the Christian School Team to train, encourage, and disciple teachers in the Togolese Christian schools. Visit her blog
Ben and Vicki Ward have a heart for youth and children’s ministries. They are working in Togo with ABWE to encourage local churches in the development of ministires to the next generation of believers in Togo.
Kristi Tebo is a pediatrician serving at Hôpital Baptiste Biblique through World Medical Missions. Visit her blog
Fred and Lydia Pfenniger are OB / Rural Fellowship trained Family Practice Physicians working at HBB through ABWE. Visit their blog
Rory and Kristy Moore working at the Village of Light School for the Blind. In addition to school administration duties, Rory teaches at the Bible Institute on the blind center campus and assists pastors in southern Togo. Visit their website
Rebekah Poteat pours her heart into building relationships with Togolese women with the goal of making disciples, and works with Togolese believers to strengthen the church in Togo. Beky also heads up classes for pastor’s wives training them in the Bible and life skills.
Dr. Sharon Rahilly is a nurse educator working at Hôpital Baptiste Biblique in the Nursing School. She also focuses her time on women’s ministries and community health evangelism. Visit Sharon’s blog
Annette Williams is the administrator of Hôpital Baptiste Biblique.
Brenda Mastin is a Nurse Practicioner working at Hôpital Baptiste Biblique. She also partners with Togolese through “A Friend Indeed,” an AIDS ministry which focuses on education, prevention and training in home-based care. Learn more at her website
Leonard and Catherine Yawli joined ABWE as Global Access Partners in 2015. They work in Lomé in evangelism and church planting.
Ron and Ann Washer, are veteran missionaries to Togo. Ron serves as the director of Africa for ABWE based out of Harrisburg.
John and Betty Teusink arrived in Togo in 1991. They work diligently to maintain excellent standards of hospitality and maintenance at Hôpital Baptiste Biblique. John works with his team of Togolese workers to spread the reach of the gospel through building and maintaining hospital structures, school buildings, and guest and missionary houses. Betty coordinates hospitality for the guest house, incoming medical personnel, and team functions.
Andrew and Mary Ward have a passion for Christian education, both for teachers and pastors. They work with the Christian school ministry and Bible institute program. Andrew is the Togo South Team leader. Learn more on their blog or on Facebook
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