Board of Directors

Spanish World Ministries is overseeing by a Board of Directors who serves under the conviction that this ministry is a vital instrument in the hands of God for the work of the Gospel in the Spanish speaking world today. They take part in the decision making process to give the Executive Director the guidelines to make such ministry possible. Under the confidence that God has placed an important responsibility in their hands, each Board member:

  • Faithfully pray on behalf of the mission, its needs, ministry outreach, home staff, and for our national missionaries
  • Represent and promote the mission’s ministry in local churches and before friends in seeking to obtain their spiritual and financial support
Bob South – President
Bob is the president of the board of Directors and has served on the SWM board since 1999. He is the founder of Midwest Rake Company and president of PVA Unlimited, Inc in Warsaw, IN. He is also on the board of directors of Lakeland Child Evangelism Ministries, Winona Lake, IN. As a member, he is actively involved in Pleasant View Bible Church of Warsaw.
Matt Keister / Vice president
Matt is the vice-president and has served on the SWM board since 2008. Heworks for Farm Credit Mid-America in northern Indiana. He and his wife Lauriehave 4 children and they serve the Lord thru the church at Merriam Christian Chapel, Albion, IN.
C.J. Overymyer SecretaryC.J. Overymyer – Secretary
C.J. joined Spanish World Minitries in 2013 and serves as secretary. He is the President of Mid-West Spring Manufacturing. He attends Community Bible Church in Warsaw and is active in youth ministry with Camp Emmanuel.
Rod.Ruberg.000Rod Ruberg – Treasurer
Rod has served on the Board of Directors of Spanish World Ministries for over 25 years. He has been involved in pastoral ministries for nearly 40 years – over 30 at Riverview Community Church, Tippecanoe. Rod has been married to Marilyn for 48 years, have 2 +2 children and 4 grandchildren.
BruceBruce Stichter
Bruce has served in the board of Spanish World Ministries for over 10 years. He works with his family businesses which include a bowling alley, masonry supply store and a few commercial rental properties. Bruce and his wife, Brenda, have 2 post-college children and live in Warsaw, Indiana. He has been involved in leading music in several churches for over 25 years; the most recent is Bethany Fellowship Church.
Ben.Scripture.photo2Ben Scripture
Ben joined Spanish World Ministries’ board of directors one year ago. He is in full time Christian ministry within his local church and in his national creation ministry. He has a syndicated, weekly radio program called “Scripture On Creation;” he travels extensively in the US and overseas speaking to churches, schools, camps, and at conferences; he is also on the board of trustees of Emmaus Bible College, Dubuque, IA. He is founder of “Scripture On Creation Ministries” and elder in Bethany Fellowship, Warsaw, Indiana.

In submission to our Lord, guided by His Word, and depending upon His gracious provision, each member of the Board intently, intensely, and confidently work to continually further the gospel in the Spanish speaking world, not being dissuaded by problems and limitations that might assail us, but rather laboring, and striving according to His power, which mightily works within us (Col. 1:29), that Spanish World Ministries, without interrupting or diminishing our ministerial endeavor, might fulfill that which we believe He has entrusted to us.

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