We support a number of missionaries in countries abroad, such as:

John and Sue Wilson (BMS World Mission) - France

John and Sue have been living and working in France with BMS World Mission since 1988, with a number of different congregations. John and Sue particularly worked with Lyons Baptist Church in aspects of growth and church planting, and the church continues to play a key role in the life of the city and maintains a ministry to the poor. Recently John and Sue moved to Paris to continue their work and encourage church planting there.

October 2023 Prayer Letter July 2023 Prayer Letter May 2023 Prayer Letter March 2023 Prayer Letter January 2023 Prayer Letter December 2022 Prayer Letter October 2022 Prayer Letter July 2022 Prayer Letter June 2022 Prayer Letter
Find out more about John and Sue on the BMS World Mission.

Claire Bedford (BMS World Mission) - Chad

Claire Bedford has served with BMS since 2013. She works in the BMS-supported hospital Guinebor II, in Chad. Claire heads up the pharmacy service at Guinebor II and supports many other aspects of the hospital, too. Claire is originally from North Devon and trained in Pharmacy at the University of Bath and Torbay Hospital. Claire has worked as a hospital pharmacist and as a prescribing advisor for GP practices. Her home church is Upton Vale Baptist Church, Torquay.

October 2023 Prayer Letter August 2023 Prayer Letter June 2023 Prayer Letter April 2023 Prayer Letter February 2023 Prayer Letter December 2022 Prayer Letter October 2022 Prayer Letter August 2022 Prayer Letter June 2022 Prayer Letter
Find out more about Claire on BMS World Mission.

Andrea and Mark Hotchkin (BMS World Mission) - Chad

Andrea and Mark are surgeons in Bardai, a remote region in the north of Chad, where they work in an understaffed government hospital. The Hotchkins previously worked for ten years with BMS in Guinea, West Africa. They then completed six years work in the NHS during which Mark pursued further specialist training in emergency medicine and Andrea in obstetrics and gynaecology. In 2010 the Hotchkins moved to N'Djamena, the capital of Chad to work in the BMS-supported hospital Guinebor II, before moving again to serve God in Bardai. As well as training in numerous medical specialities, Andrea and Mark have learnt Arabic and the local Teda language. Andrea and Mark have two children, Ruth and Rebecca.

November 2023 Prayer Letter September 2023 Prayer Letter June 2023 Prayer Letter May 2023 Prayer Letter March 2023 Prayer Letter January 2023 Prayer Letter January 2023 Prayer Letter November 2022 Prayer Letter September 2022 Prayer Letter September 2022 Prayer Letter July 2022 Prayer Letter May 2022 Prayer Letter
Find out more about Andrea and Mark on BMS World Mission.

Kalbassou Doubassou (BMS World Mission) - Chad

Kalbassou Doubassou is a Cameroonian Advanced Nurse and Surgeon, and Director at the BMS-supported Guinebor II hospital in Chad. Before joining BMS World Mission as an International Mission Worker, Kalbassou was chief personnel co-ordinator at Meskine Hospital in Cameroon. In June 2016 Kalbassou started working at Guinebor II hospital, and after working there for a year, Kalbassou began his service with BMS World Mission as an International Mission Worker. Kalbassou is married to Maimouna, and they have four adult children and five other younger adopted children.

November 2023 Prayer Letter September 2023 Prayer Letter July 2023 Prayer Letter May 2023 Prayer Letter
Find out more about Kalbassou Doubassou on BMS World Mission.

Guinebor II Hospital (BMS World Mission) - Chad

Find out more about Guinebor II Hospital on the BMS World Mission.