Oranization Information

Sending Church Information:


Lakeside Baptist Church

447 Dalewood Ave 

Salem, VA 24153

(540) 986-0062

Pastor Carl Goodman


Sending Agency:

ABWE International

Association of Baptist in World Evangelism

522 Lewisberry Rd.

New Cumberland, PA 17070

(717) 774-7000

Africa Executive Director Ron Washer

Our fAmily

Jonathan Archer
Jonathan is husband to Michelle and dad to Kylie and Ethan. His background is in Youth Ministries and Biblical Counseling. Jonathan has been the Youth Pastor at Straight Street for the last 9 years. He is also currently the Senior High Director at Lakeside Baptist.

Equipping Churches

We desire to facilitate national church planting through support roles within the church. We will also be involved in pastoral training through the bible institute.

Developing Fully Devoted, Reproducing, Followers of Jesus Christ

The Archer Family Journey to Togo, West Africa

our team

Ethan Archer
Ethan is our resident maintenance man. If something is broken Ethan will find a way to fix it with the creative ability that God has given to him. Ethan enjoys hunting, camping, and every sport. Ethan serves Jesus by helping others with any task they need help with and by telling them about Jesus.

Kylie Archer
Kylie is our community liaison. A social butterfly. Kylie loves to be around people and loves to tell others about Jesus. She enjoys ballet, art, reading, and writing. Kylie serves Jesus at Teen Mops by assisting Michelle during devotion times or helping in the infant nursery.

Michelle Archer
Michelle is wife to Jonathan and mom to Kylie and Ethan. When she is not corralling children or caring for the home Michelle is actively involved in the Teen Mops ministry at Straight Street. She also helps in the childrens ministry at Lakeside Baptist.

mission & vision

Developing fully devoted, reproducing, followers of Christ in Togo, West Africa through life on life discipleship with our family and team.

Biblical Counseling

We desire to equip national hospital chaplains in biblical counseling techniques that lead people to a healthy relationship with Jesus Christ through hope, peace, and victorious living.