These value statements are the bedrock beliefs upon which we build and advance ministry. They define who we are as an organization and what we aspire to be. They are much more than mere phrases to our missionaries and staff. Together, we embrace them as the standard for our conduct with each other, with our ministry partners, and with the world of people whom we serve.
Ministry is driven by the inspired, inerrant Word of God.
God wants every person to hear the biblical plan of salvation and to be discipled to fulfill the Lord's commands.
Missionary service requires zealous devotion and unquestioned obedience to the Godhead.
The local church is at the heart of God’s plan for our ministry.
Impacts all facets of missionary life and ministry.
Servant leadership results in vertical and horizontal teamwork.
Trusting God in all aspects of His work.
Faithful communication with God links human effort with Divine power.
In 2020, Patrick Odle became BMM's ninth president after 26 years of pastoral experience in Iowa and Ohio. He also served as Faith Baptist Bible College & Theological Seminary's Vice President of Enrollment and Student Life for three years. God developed his heart for missions through connections to BMM missionaries and Council members, along with numerous mission trips. Patrick and his wife, Ruth, have four adult children and one grandchild.
First Vice President and Administrator for Missionary Services
Second Vice President and Administrator for Stewardship