Bill was born in the hills of East Tennessee and came to know the Lord while in the second grade. He joined the U.S. Air Force in October 1968 and served as a Chapel Management Specialist for 23 years doing administrative/financial support for the Chaplain’s office at the bases he was assigned to. He was ordained as a deacon at First Southern Baptist Church of Pearl Harbor in the fall of 1976. He has a Master of Religious Education degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Master of Library Science degree from University of North Texas. Bill and his wife, Linda are members of Nuuanu Baptist Church. Bill began his bookkeeping ministry with Oahu Baptist Network in August 2018.
Carlye Lawrence International Ministries
Carlye has served as the Director of International Ministries (IM) since 2011. Prior to that she served a total of 3 years on staff at IM, and graduated from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. God has grown her heart for international student ministry through the varied cross-cultural ministry opportunities He has given her: growing up in Hawaii’s melting pot of cultures, gaining a BA in International Relations from Chaminade University, studying and working in China for 2 years, serving with a Korean-English congregation, international mission trips, as well as encouraging missions through WMU Hawaii. Carlye serves as a NAMB missionary. With her staff and OBN volunteers, they welcome, befriend, share the Gospel, and disciple international students, scholars and their families at UH Manoa, HPU and KCC.