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Ukerewe Island, Tanzania - TZ24F

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Katavi Region, Tanzania - TZ24A

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Danny and Nel Schaefer's e3 Partners Fundraiser

United States

Organized by e3 Partners

We are the Schaefer family: Danny, Nel, Emma (8), Lydia (7), and Tessa (1.5)

We are a family on mission in Iowa City, IA to make God's name great among all people! 

We started this journey in 2012 when we moved to the Middle East to share Jesus with Muslims. God led us back to the US in 2021 and we've been planted in Iowa since then.

Our vision is to multiply healthy disciples and churches until Jesus returns. 

So, what do we do?

We equip believers to take responsibility for the lost in their communities. The pathway is simple: Abide with Jesus, Pray for the lost, Go to the lost, Sow Gospel seeds, Disciple new believers, Gather as the Church.

As a family we follow this pathway in our local neighborhood. By God's grace we've seen people follow Jesus for the first time, including Muslims from the Middle East! 

In order to see our cities reached, we need a ton of every day believers to say "YES! I will go and make disciples right where I live."

Which is why we share this vision with churches and believers across the Midwest, and provide training so that everyone can follow the simple pathway to make disciples and start churches.

Trainings: We start by giving believers simple tools and principles to follow so they can easily engage others with the Gospel in their workplace and in their neighborhoods. The next step is learning how to disciple new believers and gather as a healthy church. Our trainings are free and available to all churches and small groups. Our focus is on Iowa, but we sometimes travel across the US. 

Imitate Christ (I.C.) Internship: We lead a nine month long intensive discipleship program for believers in the Iowa City area. We believe our abiding in Jesus and maturing as a healthy disciple is vital for everything. Our ministry is not just about doing things for God, but first and foremost being with God. As we do this, we also learn directly from Jesus' ministry how to make disciples and start churches. During I.C. we become a ministry team that puts into practice what we learn. 


We are inviting you to partner with us in order to see a multiplication of healthy disciples and healthy churches.

Would you pray for a full week and ask God each day if He wants you to join our support team?

Would you consider connecting us with your church or friends so that we can discuss our mission with them personally?

If you feel led to join our team just click the "Donate to this Fundraiser" button up above. Thank you for your partnership!

Give us a call or text and let's meet together! 

Danny 720-442-1507

Nel 720-442-3657

Our Missions Organization:

e3 Partners is a global missions agency advancing the Gospel and establishing the Church in over 65 countries.  I belong to a body of over 400 staff and 2,000 national partners sharing his Gospel among the nations.  

e3 Partners / I Am Second
2001 W Plano Parkway, Suite 2600
Plano, TX 75075 | 214.440.1101

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