Stuart & Wendy


Serving in Mexico, Latin America Caribbean

Stuart and Wendy Brown are on temporary special assignment for 2018-2020.

Wendy is the Missionary in Residence at Evangel University. She teaches New Testament Literature, Intro to Intercultural Ministries, Best Practices, and Working Cross-Culturally. Wendy is also the faculty adviser for World Changers Missions Fellowship* and a mentor for our next generation’s global workers.

Stuart works full-time with AGWM International Ministries at CompassionLink. CompassionLink is a team of dedicated consultants who partner with missionaries and national churches worldwide to create and restore healthy communities. Stuart is specifically working with the Sustainable Development team and is involved with numerous projects such as aquaponics, water filtration, hydroponics, improved agriculture, square-meter gardening, solar cooking systems, and much more.

Previously, Stuart and Wendy served with Teen Challenge Mexico (Reto a la Juventud) in Mexico City. They preached and taught at Teen Challenge on a regular basis and other venues by invitation. Stuart loved playing futbol with the guys weekly and Wendy enjoyed teaching ESL every Saturday. 

Before that, Stuart and Wendy directed a children's home in Jamaica as well as taught at the Assemblies of God Bible College.

Find out more about Stuart and Wendy and their current ministry endeavors by checking out the links below to their Facebook group, blog, and newsletter.

*World Changers is a student organization whose mission is to facilitate students’ discovery of how God is working in the world and how they can become involved to raise awareness of God’s worldwide work.  It brings students into contact with missions through service, key speakers, and focused prayer.


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Hello friends,

Stuart continues to work with CompassionLink - an International Ministry with AGWM, as I (Wendy) prepare for my final year as Missionary in Residence at Evangel University,

Just recently, CompassionLink welcomed golfers and guests to a complimentary steak dinner on the eve of its annual Golf Classic. Specialty items from around the world helped to raise funds in a silent auction and exceptional door prizes surprised a few grateful attendees.

Donna Barrett, general secretary of the Assemblies of God, encourages donors at the CompassionLink golf classic.

CompassionLink partners with AGWM missionaries and the communities they serve to find and use locally available resources to create spiritually, physically, and emotionally healthier communities. In preparation, the CompassionLink team customizes seminars, clinics, and projects to adapt to unique environments.

For example, in our last newsletter, I described the aquaponics process of siphoning off fish waste to fertilize and grow vegetables - a sustainable project to feed a family or a village. As you can see (below), the hydroponically grown buttercrunch lettuce that Stuart planted weeks ago thrives in the greenhouse at CompassionLink.

Buttercrunch lettuce thrives in the CompassionLink greenhouse.

As handyman Scott looks on (and as I teased on social media), Stuart and MSU intern Marcus show off their current project - a rocket stove! This highly efficient stove requires much less fuel – imagine only needing small branches or twigs to cook a meal – while significantly reducing smoke to allow a healthier living environment. Materials used to make the stove can be found almost anywhere in the world which makes this a wise and sustainable option.

Stuart and company build a rocket stove

These are just a few of the many unique ways CompassionLink serves the world.

School’s out for summer, but as Missionary in Residence at Evangel University the fall semester promises two (very) full classes in New Testament Literature and Introduction to Intercultural Ministries. As faculty advisor of World Changers Missions Fellowship, I look forward to a great year promoting missions and mentoring the next generation of global workers. 

Even better than building rocket stoves and tweaking lectures, Stuart and I will celebrate with family and friends at the wedding of (our son) Wesley and Katie (Lafon) in July. Then we are off to General Council and Together '19 in August.

Wesley and Katie

Thanks, friends, for your faithful support. See you soon!

Stuart & Wendy

Stuart and I visited my family in Connecticut recently to celebrate my dad's 80th birthday.

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