• Demps and Kristy Dempsey

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    Demps became a Christian in college at Clemson and Kristy trusted in Christ as a young girl.  After graduating, Demps and Kristy came on staff and labored with Campus Outreach at West Georgia.  In 1998, they moved to Belo Horizonte, Brazil as part of the initial CO ministry team.  He is the COBH Director and Kristy is a librarian and children’s author.  They have 3 children: Meg, Duncan and Kate.

  • Alan and Júnia Andrioni

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    Alan came to Christ through Campus Outreach ministry in 2005 as a junior at UFMG, where he has then ministered for the past 10 years with a focus on evangelism and discipleship. In January 2017 he transitioned to focusing on helping mobilize graduates as laborers to the world, hoping God can multiply his life and ministry to reach Brazil and the nations. In December 2010 Alan and Junia got married and were later blessed with Enzo in August 2015.

  • Austin Smith

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    Austin’s eyes were opened to the glory of God and he became a Christian in December of 2008. As a student at the University of Memphis, he spent 2 months on a summer mission trip to Brazil to work with the Campus Outreach Belo Horizonte ministry.  After graduating and working a few jobs, Austin moved to Belo Horizonte in June of 2014.

  • Daniel and Jesica Souza

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    Daniel was born in Brazil and his family immigrated to the USA when he was young. While in college at Texas A&M, he met Jessica while working at a Christian camp. After graduating in Industrial Engineering, Daniel and Jessica were married and Daniel began a career as a businessman. After a few years the Lord began multiplying their family and they now have five children. In 2010, their lives changed drastically when the Souza’s moved to Minneapolis as God called Daniel to pursue a seminary degree from Bethlehem Seminary. In 2013, an opportunity appeared with a church in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The Lord opened their hearts to missions and they arrived at Comunidade Horizonte, Campus Outreach’s hub church in Belo Horizonte, in August 2015.

  • Fabiana Vidal

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    Fabiana was introduced to Campus Outreach in 2002 and in 2003 she recognized her true need for Jesus Christ through conversations with her friends. She was hired in 2008 to split time working on campus as well as to use her gifts on the administration team. Currently, Fabiana works on the Resource Team as Event Planner and Assistant to the Director. Fabiana was married in November 2015 to Diego Vidal, who works as a lawyer in Belo Horizonte.

  • Grace Hanson

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    Grace grew up in Lino Lakes, Minnesota, and in middle school, her eyes were opened to the glory of God as she confessed Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior. Throughout college, God continued to grow her knowledge of Himself and love for Jesus, which in turn grew her desire to see people from all nations come to know Jesus Christ. Since graduating from college in 2015, Grace has been serving in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, seeking to impact the next generation of students on the college campus of UFMG by making disciples of Jesus for the glory of God and for the joy of all peoples.

  • Hannah Crawford

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    Hannah graduated from Troy University in May 2015. After attending Summer Beach Project in 2012, God grew her understanding of what it is to follow Jesus and make disciples of all nations. In 2013, Hannah went on a Cross Cultural Project to Brazil where she enjoyed the culture and the people immensely. She has spent 2 years in Belo Horizonte as an English teacher and is now excited about investing two more years in the ministry at UFMG as a campus staff.

  • Jon and Tathiana Elam

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    Jon joined the Belo Horizonte team in 2002 and married Tathiana 2006. He leads the Resource Team for the BH team. She serves as volunteer Children’s Coordinator at their hub church. After 15+ years in Belo Horizonte, Jon & Tathiana feel privileged to have been part of the beginnings of the ministry and are excited about fruit from the campus and the team being raised up: seasoned leadership, Brazilian staff and others from the US. Now as a family of four, the Elam’s desire to live out 2 Timothy 2:2, “…be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable people who will also be qualified to teach others.”

  • Melanie Rogers

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    Melanie grew up in New Orleans, LA and became a Christian her sophomore year of college at the University of South Alabama. Post graduation, Campus Outreach hired Melanie to help pioneer a new campus work at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. In 2011, she moved to Belo Horizonte to work with the ministry there. She brings valuable ministry and life experiences to the team and she currently serves in the area of Ministry Development, investing her time and energy in things such as: strategic ministry development, long-term ministry sustainability, staff training and development, new staff transition and adaptation, evangelism and discipleship on the college campus, and the formation of GringoEnglish, the COBH language school pilot project.

  • Namhla “Nammy” Godlo

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    Namhla (Nammy) became a Christian in college in 2006 through the ministry of Campus Outreach in Johannesburg South Africa. After college she spent a year working in her field of study while also working with the ministry in the evenings. She came on staff full-time with Campus Outreach Johannesburg in 2012 and labored as a campus staff for 4 years. Nammy moved to Brazil in 2016 to work with COBH ministry as an English teacher.

  • Nathália Santos

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    Nathália became a Christian through the ministry her sophomore year at UFMG. In 2008, Nathália and her best friend participated in a bible study led by Priscila. After Nathália’s best friend converted, she noticed the transformation and freedom present in her life. A few months later she trusted in Jesus. Nathália came on staff in 2011 and ministers at UFMG.

  • Pedro and Priscila (Lima) Albuquerque

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    Priscila joined the CO Belo Horizonte team at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in 2008 as a campus staff. Since 2014, Priscila also serves as the Shepherding Coordinator. Pedro came to Christ through Campus Outreach in 2006. He graduated from UFMG in Environmental Engineering and joined the Resource Team in 2015. Pedro and Priscila were married in August 2015. Now as a family, they desire to help college students know Christ and grow through discipleship.

  • Wellinton Alves

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    Wellinton trusted in Christ as a teenager. He continued to wake up in the middle of the night with a sense of urgency to pray nearly everyday for 2 months. As a college student at UFMG, Wellinton was drawn to Campus Outreach because of the authentic community and friendships. He began to deepen in his relationship with Christ and believe in Campus Outreach’s vision. Wellinton came on staff in 2011 and works on campus at UFMG.

  • Ozioma Obele

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    Ozioma came to know the Lord as  Savior and loving Father while in high school. During her time at the University of North Georgia, where she studied Human Services, she got involved with Campus Outreach and developed a personal conviction towards evangelism and discipleship. After three CCP experiences, two of which were to Brazil, she decided to dedicate the next four years to experiencing Jesus in a cross cultural context through making disciples of college women in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

  • Aaron Harris

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    In May of 2017 I graduated from the University of St. Francis with a degree in Exercise Science. While, attending the USF God used a friend to share the gospel with me and in Dec. of 2013 I put my faith in Christ! Since saving me, God has grown my heart for his people of all nations who don’t know Jesus. The Lord began to open up my eyes to the need of intercultural missions and how I could play a part in His great plan. Through much time in prayer God began to grow my heart for college students in Belo Horizonte, Brazil where I am presently serving.  My hope is to see God transform students lives by the gospel of Jesus Christ, while equipping and giving them a desire to be used by God as an instrument to bring others into worship of His great name.

  • Casey Horton

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    I grew up in Roswell, Ga, a suburb 30 minutes north of Atlanta. I went to college at Georgia Tech, where I came to faith during my sophomore year and got involved with CO. After graduating I went on staff with  CO Atlanta for 4 years. During that time, I had the privilege of going on two Cross Cultural Projects (our overseas summer opportunity for students) to Goiania and Belo Horizonte, Brazil. During those CCPs I fell in love with Brazilian culture and the way ministry and my walk with God looked in this context. I also saw just how few the laborers are here, which compelled me to go. I’m currently serving as campus staff at UFMG in Belo Horizonte and will be for the next 3 years.

  • Daniel Forester

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    I grew up in Birmingham, AL, coming to know the Lord in 2011. However, the Gospel never really felt real to me until after a series of unfortunate situations and events led me to realize how desperately I needed the Lord. Since then, I have grown in knowledge and understanding of God and His desires. Throughout this journey, I have increasingly desired to share the Gospel with those who have not had an opportunity to hear it. I want to participate in God’s global plan of redemption as I have found great joy and purpose in sharing my faith. Please partner with me as I spread the Good News of God to the people of Brazil. Thank you!

  • Erin Lehmberg

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    I grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, and professed being a Christian from a young age. My dad was a youth pastor for most of my growing up, so I’d always been involved in the church and had a lot of knowledge about the Bible. However, my relationship with the Lord was non-existent and I didn’t understand the Gospel. In college I gradually stepped away from the church and began rebelling against my parents’ faith through a lifestyle of partying. However in May of 2015, by God’s grace, He drew me back to Himself and convicted me of my sinful heart, revealing my need to surrender my life to Him as Lord and Savior.

  • Jacob Nicholas

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    Jacob came to know the Lord through Campus Outreach in December of 2008 during his junior year at Centre College.  After graduating with a degree in elementary education in 2010, he went on to teach for two years in the public schools in Lexington Kentucky.  He then decided to move to Porto Alegre Brazil where he had spent a summer in high school.  After four years in Porto Alegre, Jacob moved to Belo Horizonte in October of 2017 to help build and develop Gringo English.  He sees the language school as an opportunity to build and equip laborers while being a light and example of business as mission in Belo Horizonte.

  • Joel Ladd

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    Joel became a Christian at Indiana State University in 2007. Upon graduating in 2010, he began working as an ESL teacher (English as a Second Language) in Indianapolis. While teaching people from all over the world, Joel fell in love with God’s heart for the nations. He is trusting that God will use him as a light for the Gospel while teaching English in Brazil.

  • Marquise Piton

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    My name is Marquise Piton, I was born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. I came to Christ my freshman year in college and became heavily involved with Campus Outreach. I am currently serving in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on the resource team. I vision seeing God sending not only Americans out into the mission field but people from different countries, sharing the gospel.

  • Mary Kelly Cantrell

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    My name is Mary Kelly Cantrell, and I became a Christian at the young age of 6. Looking back on my life I see how the the Lord’s blessings have directly influenced who I am and where I am going. Growing up in a Christian home and being involved in a very missions-minded church exposed me to the lost world and the desperation for believers to be an active part of living out the Great Commission globally. It wasn’t until I went to Troy University and got involved with Campus Outreach that I saw the opportunity to put my desires to be apart of this mission into action. Falling in love with the people and culture of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and seeing just how desperate they are for the truth of the Gospel was enough to make me move there, but knowing how much more of an impact my two years will have on the world could be enough to make me never leave. I chose to believe and trust that the Lord will use me, a broken and messed up woman, to share the Gospel and see people not only become believers but become laborers who will multiply across the world.

  • Chase Sevic

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    I was fortunate enough to be raised in a home that went to church every time the doors were open. At an early age I made a confession of faith to make Jesus my savior, but he was not the Lord of my life until college. My freshman year I was introduced to a man on staff named John Evanko. We would meet weekly and read through the Bible and through his discipleship I began to understand the gospel on a much deeper level. The trajectory of my life was completely changed because of this relationship, and I want to see young men’s lives impacted in the same way. The college years are pivotal in determining the course of one’s life, and I want to give mine away to young men in the hope that the Lord saves and builds up laborers.