Missions Conference

"Why go? They need to hear!"

NBC Missions Conference

Sunday, February 24 - Wednesday, February 27


The Missions Conference this year is designed to inform, motivate, stimulate and excite our congregation to actively pray, give and engage with our present NBC supported missionaries. Our theme this year is "Why go? They need to hear!" from Romans 10:14-15.


Mark & Debbie Seymour, Dave & Jeannie Ferguson and Joshua & Rachel Stewart will be sharing with us. Plan to be a part as we learn more about these missions ministries.

Missions Conference Schedule

Sunday Morning Service, 9:30 a.m.


Speaker: Mark & Debbie Seymour

Children’s Church: Josh & Rachel Stewart


ABF Hour, 11:00 a.m.- All ABF’s


Speaker: Dave & Jeannie Ferguson

Teens/Young Professionals: Josh & Rachel Stewart

Children’s Sunday School: Mark & Debbie Seymour


International Dinner - Sunday Evening, 6:00 p.m.

Join us in an international potluck dinner and honor Andrew & Sheron Hruby for their ministries to Jewish friends in Cleveland! Bring an “international dish” to share. Sign-up is at the NBCLife Desk.


Monday Evening: Ladies’ Q&A Night at the Perelka home with Jeannie Ferguson, Debbie Seymour and Rachel Stewart.

Meet at the church at 6:45 p.m. Shuttle service will be provided from the church parking lot to Susan’s home. If physical limitations prevent you from riding the church van, you may park at Susan’s home (1031 Linden Hill Ct., Sagamore Hills) or arrange for someone to drop you off. Appetizers and dessert will be provided.


Tuesday Night: Men’s Q&A Night in the Ministry Center with Dave Ferguson, Mark Seymour and Josh Stewart. Pizza and wings will be provided.


Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.


Adults/Teens: Josh & Rachel Stewart

Testimony from Jody & Sarah Fox, Planting churches in Niger with International Mission Board.

Conference Participants

Dave & Jeannie Ferguson

Dave & Jeannie Ferguson, Baptist Mid-Missions

First Vice President & Administrator for Missionary Services


Dave and his wife, Jeannie, served as BMM missionaries with Campus Bible Fellowship from 1987 until 2002, before Dave joined our home office team as Assistant to the President/Director of Special Projects. He took his current position in 2017.

As Administrator for Missionary Services, Dave is responsible for administrative oversight and coordination of the Missionary Services working group, which is comprised of the following services: Missionary Finance, Field Administration, Special Projects, and Crisis Management.

Mark & Debbie Seymour

Mark & Debbie Seymour, Baptist Mid-Missions

Eastern Director of Enlistment


Mark is a third-generation missionary and served with BMM in Chad, Africa, with his wife, Debbie, from 1979 until 2009, when Mark joined our home office team.

Mark represents the ministry of Baptist Mid-Missions at Bible colleges, churches, and conferences. He also consults with prospective missionaries seeking a missionary agency or opportunities to serve. Debbie plays an integral role in this ministry also as she counsels women regarding missions.

Josh, Rachel, Nate & Anna Stewart

Josh & Rachel Stewart, Taiwan,

Baptist Mid-Missions


Josh and Rachel Stewart with their children, Nate and Anna, were first missionaries to China, but due to medical reasons transferred to Taiwan. They have been in Taiwan four years and are currently working with co-workers at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. As assistant pastor, Josh currently works with the teens, Sunday School teachers, a men’s group, and is in charge of outreach at Cornerstone. Lord willing, they would like to leave Cornerstone and start a new church plant in another part of Kaohsiung in the coming term.

International Potluck Dinner

Sunday evening at 6:00 p.m.


We will join in an International potluck dinner and honor Andrew & Sheron Hruby for their ministries to Jewish friends in Cleveland. There is a sign-up sheet at the NBCLife Desk.

Meals for Missionaries

We have a few more openings to provide a meal for a lunch or a dinner on Tuesday and a lunch on Wednesday for Mark & Debbie Seymour. Please click the sign up button to provide a meal.