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Meet the CAMP BIMI Staff
Then Now
In 1993, there was no doubt who I wanted to teach specific topics at CAMP BIMI! Why? They
had experience in those areas and were transparent in sharing. 5 of those 7 faithfully taught for
25 years. Along the way, our CB staff increased! Their passion, dedication and commitment to
give of their time to mentor each individual and couple as they ‘find where their puzzle piece fits’
is obvious to students the moment they walk through that door. Working as a team, spending
time one-on-one in the classroom, at meals and free time to answer all questions has been one
of the keys to see so many leave with confidence that they know what the Lord’s Direction might
be for them. That may or may not be in foreign missions and they know it is OK. We encourage
anyone of any age from 16 through retirement to meet our missionary staff by reading about them
below. They teach from many years of experience on the mission field and having a burden for lost
souls. In July, Dr. Bailes and I passed the CAMP BIMI baton to Dr. Snyder, Bro. Bohman and Dr.

Maldoff. They have taught at CB for several years. We continue to take missions training teams,
be in Christian colleges and missions conferences to encourage people to consider missions and the
part they can have in that.

As you read the articles
written by CB alumni
throughout this issue,
you’ll know why CAMP
BIMI is one of the most
helpful places to get
answers! They did!
Thank you, Bro. Trask!
Dr. John & Sandy Bailes
National Reseeding America Representative Emeritus
Joined BIMI 1977; Missionaries in USA, Church planting ministry;
Served as USA Field Director 1987–June 2013; CAMP BIMI–25 years and 24 years respectively
Combined years in missions, 84; full-time ministry outside missions, 18
Dr. Gerry & Diane Baughman
CAMP BIMI * SMART Founder and Director 1992-2018; ARM
Joined BIMI 1966; Began as missionary to Canada 1966; Diane in 1976
Birthed BIMI Canada 1990 and CLAIM ministry 1992
From 1969–1975 Pastored one church in southern Ohio; Worked on staff of two churches in Ohio and
one church in Chicago; Combined years in missions, 92; full-time ministry outside missions, 13
Jonathan Bergen
Printing Services
Involved with BIMI ministry since 1999; Enrichment Week, 17 years
Grew up on the mission field in Germany; CAMP BIMI, 12 years
Total years in missions, 20
Rev. Roger Blevins
South America Director since 2007; Joined BIMI June 1979
Served as missionary to Spain, June 1981–December 1996;
Hispanic USA Ministry 1997–2006; CAMP BIMI, 3 years
Total years in missions, 40
Rev. Eric & Lori Bohman
Africa Director of BIMI since June 2012
Joined BIMI June 1992
Served as missionaries in Kenya and Tanzania 1992–June 2012
CAMP BIMI, 8 years and 7 years respectively; Combined years in missions, 54