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Steadman & Alyssa Harrison

Steadman & Alyssa Harrison

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  • Date Posted: Mar 7, 2018
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  • Address: K'ebele, Ethiopia

Sending Agency/Organization:

Global Outreach International


Steadman Harrison, MA/MTS, closes a four year tenure as the Chief Executive Officer at Global Outreach International in July. As they look to the future, their goal is to democratize mission development. They want to catalyze the modern mission movement and expand the number of short-term and long-term team members extending their reach into a larger world.

At Global Outreach International, they practice a low-boundaries approach; by that we mean we want to see the Gospel going further, faster, while we reduce the barriers and boundaries that keep Christians from living out their faith in a cross-cultural context.

Alyssa Harrison, M. Ed, is passionate about resilience and about using words creatively. Twelve years of teaching English and Creative writing in secondary schools have deepened these convictions. She returns to Ethiopia where she will serve in administration at Bingham Academy, an international school serving students from more than 40 countries. She regularly speaks for Global Outreach International on teaching and learning resilience and seeks to bring the hope of restoration and rest to those serving in ministry overseas.

Focus Points/Highlights of Ministry:

  • Work with schools: Administration and Leadership for Bingham Academy in Ethiopia, support for Ajloun Baptist in Jordan, support for Tupelo Christian Preparatory School in Mississippi.
  • Church planting: Support and guidance for the International Christian Fellowship in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia, support and guidance for house churches in Ethiopia.
  • Leadership development: Growing the work of with private sector, non-profit, and government leadership development globally.

Prayer Requests:

  • Our eldest son attends the US Naval Academy in Annapolis and we are celebrating his great work and grieving the distance at the same time.
  • Praying for a pastor for International Christian Fellowship in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.
  • Praying for a peaceful democratic election in Ethiopia in 2020.
  • Praying for the leadership team and teachers still needed at Bingham Academy for the school year 2019-2020.
  • Praying for ministry among Syrian Refugees in Jordan.
  • Asking for God’s blessing on Alyssa as she serves as Principal at Bingham and Steadman as he serves as CEO for GOinnovation.
  • Asking the Lord to grow the work of and Global Outreach International.