GMNF provides financial support, outreach opportunities, discipleship and collaboration that fuels our mission


GMNF and its institute was founded by Anton R. Williams of Kalamazoo MI and Grand Rapids MI. His energy, insights and passion for missions provides strategic guidance for our organizations.

The leadership team reflects people of various ethnic and racial descent, cultures, primary languages, occupations and socio-economics. This broad array of backgrounds working together on the common mission brings diverse perspectives and insights

Meet the leadership team

Anton R. Williams


Funa Nishimura

Asia Pacific Missions Lead

David Allen

Europe Missions Lead

Steve Norman

Incoming Professor and Academic Dean

Roberto Silva

North America Missions Lead

Kwadwo Osseo


Missions Lead

Elham Zulfacar

Middle East Missions Lead

Jose Onuchic

South America Missions Lead

Alexis McDonald

Missions Specialist

Join the team internally or as a missions partner

If you feel called to service, education or academic courses for spiritual growth in secular occupations, please let us know how we can help