Our Story



God has truly blessed Pioneers since its founding more than 35 years ago.

1978 Ted Fletcher leaves his position of national sales manager for The Wall Street Journal.
1980  First Pioneers missionary, Ruth Wright, leaves for Nigeria alues
1997 Asia Pacific Christian Mission and South Pacific Partners (formerly, South Sea Evangelical Mission) link with Pioneers to become Pioneers mobilization bases in Australia and New Zealand.
2010 Arab World Ministries joins Pioneers, bringing 400 members and 130 years of ministry experience in the Arab world to the organization. Their addition increases the Pioneers workforce among Muslims from 50 to 61 percent of total personnel.