There are many mission opportunities at FBC Magnolia. First is directly involved in local, national and international missionaries. It is our desire to equip and send our people to reach the nations with the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Association of Baptist Students

Southern Arkansas University Campus

Magnolia, Arkansas

Charles Costa


Charles Costa served as a BMAA national missionary in 1993 and was elected as an American missionary in 2000.   He and his wife, Mona, reside in Beirut where Brother Costa serves as pastor of the Ras Beirut Baptist Church in Beirut, Lebanon.  He also serves as BMAA Middle East Coordinator. His ministry involves several Middle East nations  including: Egypt, Sudan, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Egypt and Israel. Follow Charles on facebook.



First elected as missionaries to Nicaragua in 1971, David and Shelley have served in Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and Puerto Rico as missionaries of the Baptist Missionary Association of America. Now, after being named "field consultant" for Latin America, they will be providing mentorship, training and encouragement to our national missionaries all over South America, Central America and the Caribbean. Follow David on Facebook.


mEMPHIS, Tennessee

Trevor Dodson serves as assistant church planter at Mosaic Church in Memphis, Tennessee.  Trevor is a product of First Baptist Church in Taylor, Arkansas, and Laney grew up here at FBC Magnolia.  They love reaching across cultural divides to share the Gospel with  all people and then to help them grow as disciples of Christ. Trevor and Laney have one son, Trevyn. Follow Trevor on Facebook.

Brad & Heidi Faulk


The Summit Church is led by Brad and Heidi Faulk. Their family began their work in Washington in 2011. Visit The Summit website here or check out their facebook page!



Rocky Goodwin

Director - Evangelistic International ministries

Evangelistic International Ministries (EIM) is a Christian non-profit relief and development organization. Their ministry has included the countries of Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cape Cost, Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, Honduras, India, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Romania, Tanzania and Vietnam. Follow EIM on Facebook.



Jeremy and Mandy Hambrice completed cross-cultural missions training with New Tribes Mission in May 2013. They are the parents of daughters, Paisley and Myli. They graduated from New Tribes Bible Institute in Waukesha, WI in December, 2011 and from New Tribes Missionary Training Center in Camdenton, MO where they have learned linguistics/phonetics, Bible translation, Cross Cultural Studies and Church Planting. Jeremy and Mandy are an extension of First Baptist Church, Magnolia and the BMAA. They are currently serving in the Wantakian Village of Pinji. Follow Jeremy & Mandy's blog here.


Founded in 2001, the Middle East Bible Outreach works closely with local Arab partners on a multi-track mission to empower the Church in the Arab World. They are an equipping agency partnering  with the 6 Lebanese Baptist Society organizations (LSESD) to address issues of Educational and Social crisis in Lebanon, the Levant and the broader Arab World. Visit their website at www.mebo.org

Justin & Crystal Owens


Justin & Crystal serve as missionaries with the Baptist Missionary Association  of America in the former Soviet country of Estonia. Justin grew up in Texas and lived there until 2007 before moving to Ukraine for language studies. They moved to Estonia in December 2008 and then back to the States in 2011. The returned to in 2015. Justin and Crystal have 4 children, Kayla, Braeden, Elaina, and Lorelei.   Follow Justin's blog or find him on facebook.


Awana Missionary

Curt and Karen Talley have served with Awana since 2001.

The Talleys have served in a variety of roles in Arkansas and is currently serving as

Awana Missionaries. 

Their ministry focuses on serving churches in northern Arkansas and helping find innovative ways of reaching more kids. In addition, Curt serves as a trainer and coach for Support Raising Solutions to help the entire US Field.

Stan & Donna Scroggins


Soaring Wings Ranch

Conway, Arkansas

Soaring Wings Ranch is a Christ-centered family and home that

provides security, love, and hope to children   who need a chance, through no fault of their own, for as long as they need. We do this by meeting each child where they are and challenging them to develop spiritually, intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically. Visit their website for additional information at, http://www.swranch.org/

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