Grover and Sharon Cooper – South Africa, USA; In Service Now

Grover and Sharon Cooper serve with Cru. Sharon began serving Campus Crusade for Christ in 1983 at The Ohio State University. She served their one year. She moved to the CCC work at Jackson State University, where Grover was the lead. Grover and Sharon met there and married in May 1987. They served at JSU … Continue reading Grover and Sharon Cooper – South Africa, USA; In Service Now

George Leile – Jamaica; served 1782 to 1828

George Leile was born a slave in Virginia around 1750. He was led to Christ in 1774 in the church where his master, Mr. Sharpe, was a deacon. In 1778, Liele went to Savannah Georgia where he became the founding pastor of the First African Baptist Church – the very first permanent church building in … Continue reading George Leile – Jamaica; served 1782 to 1828

Montrose and Anna Waite – Liberia, Sierra Leone; served 31 years

Montrose Waite and his wife Anna were Christian and Missionary Alliance (CMA) missionaries to Liberia and Sierra Leone.  He was born in Jamaica in 1893, but became a naturalized American citizen.  He graduated from Nyack College in 1917 and three years later sailed for Sierra Leone.  He married Anna and they had seven children — all … Continue reading Montrose and Anna Waite – Liberia, Sierra Leone; served 31 years