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Home Missions Introduces New Missionaries


Randall and Collette Wright and their children, Joshua, Rebekah, and Leah are going to North Dallas, Texas, to plant a new church. The project is a joint effort between the State of Texas and Free Will Baptist Home Missions.


Randall Wright Family

The Wright Family comes to Home Missions from Bethel FWB Church in Kinston, North Carolina, where they have served as staff members for the past five years. The couple also has served in youth ministry and in two pastorates. Randall earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Bible and Pastoral Theology from Southeastern FWB College and is currently working on a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies at Liberty University.

The Dallas/Fort Worth population has grown by nearly 1.3 million since the last census in 2000. It is the largest metropolitan area in Texas, the largest in the South, and the fourth largest in the United States. Dallas also has been the fastest growing metropolitan city in the United States for the past decade.




Tennessee natives Eddie and Dale (Edwards) Young are associate missionaries in Albuquerque, New Mexico. They moved to Albuquerque from a pastorate at First FWB Church, Tucson, Arizona. Before moving to Arizona, Eddie was a professional musician and national champion guitarist. Dale was a Christian educator in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Tennessee. The couple married in 1998, when Eddie was pastoring Pleasant Hill FWB Church in Dover, Tennessee.


Eddie and Dale Young

God has burdened their hearts for the southwest. New Mexico has three Free Will Baptist churches, including the Mountain View FWB Church in Albuquerque, pastored by Home Missionary Mark Shores. Albuquerque is home to almost a million people, the world famous Balloon Fiesta, and the University of New Mexico. The Youngs anticipate being used for the glory of God in the Mountain View Church.




Heath and Amanda Webb are home missionaries to Boise, Idaho. They come from the pastorate at Pearce Chapel FWB Church in Smithville, Mississippi. Heath attended FWB Bible College, majoring in Pastoral Studies and Bible. Amanda also attended FWBBC, majoring in Missions and Bible. She also attended Calhoun Community College in Decatur, Alabama.


Heath and Amanda Webb

Heath has had a burden for the mission work in Boise, the capital city of Idaho, for some time. Located in the northwestern part of the United States, Boise has a population of approximately 600,000 people. The city boasts historic landmarks, logging companies, and a multitude of technology business ventures. Heath and Amanda have a young daughter named Sarah. Please pray for the Webb family as they make the transition to Boise.






Daryl and Michelle Grimes are home missionaries to Millcreek Township near Erie, Pennsylvania. They have three children—Charity, Luke, and Isaiah. The family comes to Home Missions from a pastorate at Harrison FWB Church in Minford, Ohio. Daryl graduated from Southeastern FWB College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Bible and Missions, and is currently working on a Master’s degree at Gateway Christian College. He has pastored churches in Michigan, North Carolina, and Ohio.


Daryl Grimes Family

Erie County boasts a population of approximately 300,000, and Erie is the fourth largest city in Pennsylvania, with a population numbering more than 100,000 people. Millcreek Township is a suburb of Erie where the majority of the population ranges in age from 25 to 41 years of age. According to published data, a large segment of these residents claim no religious affiliation. Please pray for Daryl, Michelle, and their children as they begin their work in Pennsylvania.





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