Jon is the Executive Director of OBC (Okoboji Bible Conference) in Arnolds Park, IA. The OBC has served the Lakes area since 1935 as a “get together” of fellowship, worship and mission for regional Christians. Although begun out of Omaha, the Conference is now fully led and centered in the Lakes
Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian Housing organization. It works in partnership with people in need to build or renovate affordable housing. Local volunteers and donated time/funds/land are utilized to achieve their objectives. The parent organization, through
Lakeshore Center on Okoboji (Presbyterian Camp on Okoboji) has been supported by First Presbyterian Church as they serve over 480 campers in a summer. In a time of increasing development and technology it is great to have a place for God’s children of all ages to come and experience God. Our
Cherish Center using Biblical principles helps teenage girls and young women facing an unplanned pregnancy and other life-controlling problems who are serious about changing their lives by creating a Christ-centered home environment. This is an interdenominational, local mission and a non-profit
Gideons International is an association of Christian business and professional men and their wives dedicated to telling people about Jesus through sharing personally and by providing Bibles and New Testaments to anyone. While they are known worldwide for their work with hotels, they predominantly
KJIA is a Christian radio station broadcasting within a 50 mile radius of Okoboji, IA. They play traditional, praise, and inspirational music, and promote positive, encouraging listening through music and teachings. KJIA is funded through free-will gifts while partnering with area churches.
Mission Statement: Discovery House provides a safe, supportive, Christian environment for homeless adults and those recovering from addictions. Residents receive counseling and the tools to begin to build a new foundation for a better life. Residents live by general house guidelines, attend 12
Volunteers are the heart and soul of The Banquet ministry in Sioux Falls, now at two locations. Their mission is to equip volunteers to provide food and fellowship to those served through this ministry. They provide a safe place where people can gather, receive nourishment and experience love in