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LaVerne Brown, Oklahoma missionary to Sub-Saharan people, dies
Sep18

LaVerne Brown, Oklahoma missionary to Sub-Saharan people, dies

RICHMOND, Va. (BP)—LaVerne Brown, an International Mission Board (IMB) missionary who shared the Gospel among Sub-Saharan African affinity peoples in Africa and Europe, died from cancer at age 48 on Sept. 12. Brown first went to West Africa in 2003 on a three-year assignment to teach missionary children but returned as a missionary in 2007 to work among a large unreached people group in rural West Africa. Her next stop: Europe, where...

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Kammerdiener leaves legacy of service to missions
Jan24

Kammerdiener leaves legacy of service to missions

RICHMOND, Va. (BP)—Donald R. Kammerdiener, a longtime missionary and administrator with the International Mission Board (IMB) died Wed., Jan. 23. He was 82. Kammerdiener was especially known as the steady hand administering day-to-day operations of the IMB under two presidents and stepping in to lead as interim president between the two, spanning a period from 1990 through 2001. Kammerdiener and his late wife Meredith began their...

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