In 2014 the Turkish Baptist Convention was founded. Together with the Iranian Baptist churches in Izmir, Adana, and Samsun, nine churches belong to the convention. Under the leadership of Pastor Ertan Cevik we support a team of six pastors. All the churches are very active in helping refugees.
Due to lack of perspective, drug addiction, and superstition people do not have the strength to change their lives. EBM INTERNATIONAL supports churches and local missionaries to encourage people and to help them gaining control of their lives and putting them into the hands of God.
Every year there are a lot of new churches being planted in Cuba. Often everything starts with Bible clubs, a sports program, and social help for children and youths. Missionaries, co-workers, and church planters are being trained for the mission work in Cuba.
EBM INTERNATIONAL looks after local staff and missionaries and supports them in the social missionary projects in founding churches, theological training, staff training, and in different projects for children and youth. Oscar and Alicia Kunigk and other missionaries have a big heart for the people.
In the eighties, a church planting ministry started in the bleak part of the mountainous area of the state Espírito Santo. There are about 120 000 descendants of the German Pomeranians living in great poverty and no perspective. They are heavily influenced by superstition and the occult.
Patagonia is the most southern part of Argentina and home to the Mapuche. Impoverishment, crimes, alcoholism, social conflicts, and diseases are the results of the brutal treatment of the indigenous people in the late 19th century. Today still this people lives withdrawn.