Cuba – Lester Acosta serves the Eastern Cuba Baptist Convention as pastor / leader in the development of youth programs. He lives in Bayamo with his wife, Raquel, and daughter, Evelyn. Lester serves FBC Tampa and other U.S. churches as a key liaison for missions and partnerships with Baptist churches all across Cuba. –

Kenya – Bobby and Page Johnson began their journeys to Kenya in 2001. After a career as camp missionaries in Raleigh, NC, they launched Interlocking Ministries in 2011 to focus full-time on planting churches and teaching the Bible in Kenya. They live in Raleigh, and have a son Caleb, 23, married to Abigail; and a daughter, Tamara, 21. –

Nepal – Dan Pokharel grew up a Hindu in Nepal. He trusted in Christ in his early twenties and has been planting churches in the U.S. and Nepal ever since – as pastor, as catalyst with the North American Mission Board, and as President of Global Mission Nepal, now based in Charlotte, NC. He and Mandira have two sons; Ananta, and Anugrah. –

South Africa – Dennis “Hoppy” Pohlmann was pastoring in his hometown of East London in 1992 when God called him to launch Xhosa Gospel Mission. Through church planting, children’s homes, AIDS care and more, he and his team–with Pastor Eric and his wife Ann, and Pastor James–are “dedicated to the well-being of the Xhosa people.” –

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