Having grown up at WBC with a background in local community development, Jacqui is serving her third term in South Asia. With a ministry stretching around the world, Jacqui helps those marginalised by living with HIV find ‘Hope for Life’. Jacqui serves as the HIV Ministry point person with SIM International and the Health and Community advisor for Hope for Life Thailand, as well as serving on SIM’s Board of Governors.
Sent out from WBC with a background in teaching and a passion for developing leaders, Lisa is serving her second term in a restricted access nation in South Asia. Along with learning language and culture, Lisa works in University ministry while coordinating events and functions amongst workers in her country.
Originally sent from WBC to serve in Ethiopia as teachers, Peter and Gennie are now being sent to South Asia to use their gifts in leadership, teaching, and community development. They are stepping out in faith as they leave their two adult sons behind. Partner with Peter & Gennie in support through prayer, practical help, encouragement and financial donations.
Chad works at The Well International as a therapist for missionaries, trains Thai counsellors, and is the Media Producer for Sim Thailand. Erika teaches painting as she uses the tool of art for spiritual reflection and meditation. Their four children Leif, Piper, Asher, Wren are enjoying their time there with schooling and friends.
WBC has partnered with the Shorts for over 45 years of ministry in West Africa. While Covid has made their travels more challenging, they continue to provide support to the ministry in Niger, but also are involved in caring for the unique needs of retired global workers in Australia while inspiring next-gens to engage in mission.