Alyssa Dunker is a commissioned missionary with ReachGlobal, the foreign mission of the Evangelical Free of America. She has served over a decade in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, a rapidly growing city of over 6 million people and even more coconut trees. She and Mark have been married for 22 years and together, they helped start two Bible colleges for pastors and church leaders in East Africa. Alyssa has a passion for trauma counseling and loves the privilege of walking with her African brothers and sisters through hardships. She earned a BA in Secondary Education and English Literature from Pacific University (1994), a Master of Divinity from Multnomah Biblical Seminary (2001), a Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling from Kyiv Theological Seminary (2020, Ukraine), and is currently a doctoral candidate at Southern Seminary. Alyssa has two adult children, Bethany (Taylor, 2024) and Jacob. She is also privileged to be called mama by many young adult Tanzanians. Currently, she and her husband are in Indianapolis on home assignment.
REDIGER – God of Revival / The Blessing / Here as in Heaven
ODLE – Here as in Heaven / Beautiful Things / Tremble
1. Can you think of other women who have made an impact for Christ? If not, would you do a bit of research and find one? How did God use them?
2. Jesus first appeared to women. Why is this significant?
3. In Romans 16:3, Paul calls his friends co-workers with Christ. What is a specific way God wants to work through you?