Founded in 2007, Advance International is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization that provides the funds to underwrite accessible, accredited, practical, theological education of the highest quality possible to international leaders in remote parts of the world. Through our partnership with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary our students can complete 8 courses in two years and receive a Pastoral Ministries Certificate. The students are taught by pastors, missionaries and seminary professors from the United States and from other countries who equip and encourage them through short-term teaching assignments.
We started with two schools in Indonesia. Since then the Lord has raised up teachers, translators, churches, associations, other non-profits and individuals with the same passion to train international church leaders. At present we directly fund and administrate schools in East Asia and Africa. We also help other organizations with their schools, which are in Dominican, Honduras, Kenya, Namibia, Nicaragua and Tanzania.