Charles and Mary Joyce were approved as Baptist Bible Fellowship missionaries to Burkina Faso, West Africa, in September 1994. Both Charles and Mary graduated from Baptist Bible College, Springfield, Missouri, in 1984 and 1982 respectively. The Joyces started and pastored two churches in the States prior to their approval as missionaries. Charles was ordained in the Fundamental Baptist Church in Escondido, California. The Joyces have six children.

Sending Church: Our sending church is Southland Baptist Church, Belton, MO where Gary Berry is the pastor.

Our Focus: Our primary work is with church planting and the training of national leadership through the Fundamental Baptist Institute, started in 2003. We continue working with pastors and their wives, through further mentoring in evangelism, discipleship, and vocational training to develop independent, fundamental Baptist churches throughout the country.