Jim & Phyllis Myers

Jim Myers earned a degree in linguistics at the University of Houston after studying at the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago. He did graduate work at the Missionary Baptist Seminary in Little Rock, AR. He planted and pastored churches in Arkansas and New Mexico for 20 years. Since the break-up of the former Soviet Union he has been evangelizing, planting churches, and teaching the Bible and theology in numerous seminaries and Bible institutes in Russia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Africa, and South America.

He heads up James F. Myers Ministries, whose primary purpose is to train national Christian leaders in the former Soviet Bloc countries and other nations. The primary focus of the ministry is in Kiev, Ukraine, where he started Word of God Bible Church and founded Word of God Bible College. Jim also conducts conferences and workshops in other countries, traveling regularly to Zambia and Brazil, and has taught in many other countries in eastern Europe and Central Asia.

Phyllis studied at the Moody Bible Institute of Chicago where she majored in Christian education and church music. She has a wide range of experience in youth and children’s ministries. She has authored Sunday School curricula and developed teaching materials for camps, vacation Bible schools, and Sunday schools in several countries. She has produced international materials for missions, trained teachers, taught Sunday School, taught courses for women at a Ukrainian Seminary, and has taught evangelistic Bible lessons at hospitals, schools, and orphanages, In the church she has been involved with the choral music and developed a children’s bell choir. She also works to coordinate travel and logistics for our national and international ministries.