MOORCROFT, Wyo. (BP) -- Mike Ellis is a homeschooling dad who serves bivocationally in rural Wyoming as pastor of First Southern Baptist Church in Moorcroft.
His wife Tera is a full-time teacher of gifted and talented youngsters.
"It's like the Cooperative Program," Ellis said of their family -- Christian, 13, adoptive brothers Joshua, 9, and Thomas, 6, and foster sister Dolly, 5, until more join.
"Different people, coming from different places," he said, "working together as one family to do something for the Kingdom of God."
First Southern gives 10 percent of its undesignated offerings to missions through the Cooperative Program, Southern Baptists' longstanding method of providing for God's work in the United States and throughout the world. Read More