The August 2017 Newsletter has arrived. Take a look!
Family: Brian and Lauri have two grown sons. Nathan and his wife, Megan, live in Denver, Colorado and have a son. Matthew and his wife, Johanna, live in the Indianapolis, Indiana area.
Mission Agency: The Dix’s are serving with Horizon Education Network, “an integrated auxiliary of Association of Baptists for World Evangelism (ABWE) that operates as the distance learning component alongside ABWE’s International Theological Education (ITE) department.”
Per its website, “Horizon Education Network is a Christ-centered learning community of theological educators. It is committed to excellence in leadership development through partnerships with theological schools and ministry training organizations worldwide.”
Sending Church: Calvary Baptist Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Mission Field: Brian and Lauri’s mission field is serving national theological schools in equipping ministry leaders through distance learning, in their own language and culture, for global service.
Ministry Focus: Brian is Director of Educational Partnerships for Horizon. As Brian writes, “Among my tasks are new course development (researching, resourcing, writing, reviewing, etc.), updating present courses, visiting and working with national Bible colleges in curriculum design, helping these schools develop an online program, teaching online and, occasionally, F2F (face-to-face) classes, training online facilitators, and explaining/promoting the work of Horizon wherever we can. It involves office time, people time, travel time, preaching, teaching, SKYPE, e-mail, etc.”
Lauri serves at Horizon, working part time to format the online courses.
Contact Information: Brian and Lauri can be contacted at (616) 258-1955 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.