The Allen Baptist Association supports the efforts of missionaries all over the world. Several international missionary families have originated from right here in Allen County. Many have ties to churches in the Allen Baptist Association. Continue reading for more information on the work that these missionaries are doing.
Bill and Linda Egbert
Bill and Linda Egbert served as missionaries with the International Mission Board (IMB) for 19 years (1995 to 2014). 17 of these years they lived in Costa Rica and worked with the Ngäbe (ing-aw-be) People of Southern Costa Rica and Panama. The last two years they lived in the Amazon Region of Colombia and worked with multiple people groups there. They presently are on Leave of Absence from the IMB and are living in Madisonville, Kentucky. They have 2 children: Matt and Jessica. Bill is a former pastor of Rough Creek Baptist Church of the Allen Baptist Association. Linda is the daughter of the late Carline and Lela Mae Spears; both were active members of Rough Creek Baptist Church.