Ben and Heidi met in 2010 at a winter youth missions conference. They married two and a half years later at Heidi’s home church, Midway. Ben and Heidi moved to Marietta, GA in the summer of 2013 as Ben came on staff at Midway to work with the youth group. Ben and Heidi have two wild and crazy sons, Jack and Elliot, who are welcomed and loved by the people in the church!
One of the things that drew Ben and Heidi together is a desire to see people from all parts of God’s world who are separate from the church come to a saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ. This desire has always been an important part of their church engagement. In youth ministry, in Heidi’s involvement with women’s ministry, in Bible studies, and in the simple aspects of fellowship with folks in and around the church.
God has further cultivated this desire in the Thomases’ lives as they turn to a new adventure that God has called them to: the mission field. Ben, Heidi, Jack and Elliot are planning to move to Sweden in the coming Fall for the purpose of planting a church in a nation that has very few Bible-believing churches.
Their time at Midway has been extraordinary and important. Being a church home as well as a place of preparation for this new call upon their lives. If you are interested in following what the Thomas family will be doing in the next few years, or if you are interested in supporting them with prayer or financially, you can learn more at their website: www.thomasfamilyadventure.com. Or you may talk to them at any time!
“But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ” (Ephesians 2:13)
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