United States

Missionaries

The practical leadership of TCM is handled by a team of 4 directors serving under the TCM Board. The members of the leadership team meet online once a month to report on their areas and discuss pertinant issues. Don Sommer, based in Indianapolis and pastor of Grace Church, fills the part-time role of Executive Director heading up the leadership team and liaising with the TCM Board.

Ben Anderson, the International Director, is in charge of TCM’s overseas missionaries and fields. Ben helps each field develop their strategy for reaching their own country while looking at new countries to reach with wonderful message of God’s saving grace. Ben and his wife Joyce, TCM’s Member Care Coordinator, are based in Singapore.

Tim Heath, the Development Director, oversees missionary candidates and missionaries on home assignment and promotes TCM among USA churches and affiliated Grace organizations and educational insitutions. He is based in Leavenworth, Washington.

Valerie Anderson Wynalda, the Office Administrator, manages the TCM home office in Indianapolis along with overseeing the TCM mission apartment and mission vehicles. Valerie is assisted in home office operations by veteran TCM missionaries Pauline Watkins and Darlene Anderson. Pauline handles income and receipts. Darlene oversees the mail room. Cindy Watkins LaVier is employed on a part-time basis to do the bookkeeping and transfering of funds.

Bob & Beth Xavier have dedicated decades of their lives to working with young people and families. Bob is Director of Grace Martial Arts based in Bradenton, Florida. http://gracemartialarts.org

In response to God’s love, grace and truth, the purpose of Grace Martial Arts is to glorify God through teaching the Life-Changing message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to youth and their families and to assist the church in evangelizing and discipling a sea of lost, destitute souls in our own Nation’s communities. Our youth and family programs foster growth in Biblical competence, spiritual formation and ministry leadership skills, with special emphasis on Biblical authority, authentic Christian living and world evangelism.