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Tony Bulawa was saved due to the faithful witness of his
boss. He was invited to the independent Baptist church
of which his boss was a member. In February 1992, Tony
received Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and was
baptized. After much trial and prayer, his wife, Paula, also
accepted Christ as her personal Savior and was baptized.
The Lord called Tony to preach the Gospel in 1993. Seeking
to be obedient to that call, he enrolled in Bible college. Tony received his formal training for the
ministry there and also received extensive practical training from his home pastor and church.
In September 1993, Tony began praying and talking to his pastor about what he believed to be God’s
call to the mission field of Northern Quebec. During a Sunday evening service, Tony surrendered
to the call of God. Paula also believed this to be the will of God for their lives.
Tony and Paula were approved as missionaries in 1998, serving with Baptist International Missions,
Inc. (BIMI). The Bulawa family moved to Quebec, Canada, in 2000, where they learned the French
language and were involved in church planting. After five years, the Lord led the Bulawa family to
plant the Mountain Side Baptist Church in Surprise, Arizona.
On June 5, 2018, the Board of Trustees voted to have Brother Bulawa serve as the Far North
Director and Audio/Visual Director for BIMI. The Bulawas are excited about the opportunity to
serve the Lord and the BIMI missionaries in the Far North. W
Steve and Kathy Stone have faithfully served with BIMI since
1981. For the past eight years, Brother Steve Stone has served
with distinction as BIMI’s Far North Director. Going forward in
God’s will, Steve accepted the call to take the pastorate of his home
church, Camp Creek Baptist Church in Six Mile, South Carolina.
Please be in prayer for the Stones during this time of transition.