Making Disciples

HIMAfrica and HIMIndia are the ministries of Jeff and Lou Ann Hawkins partnered with Hope Builders Ministries to equip, encourage and empower Christians in Africa and India to effectively make disciples for the Lord Jesus Christ of their own peoples. We are the strategic support arm of the ministry.

Bibles for Disciples Needed

Study Bibles, vernacular Bibles, Pastoral Training Manuals and Disciple Making materials are needed tools for the mission.

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HIMAfrica-HIMIndia is the ministry of Jeff and Lou Ann Hawkins, in partnership with Hope Builders Ministries in Africa and India, Helping Indigenous Missions. Our Mission is to “Equip, Encourage and Empower Indigenous Missions”  to train pastors, plant churches and make disciples for Jesus Christ in Africa and India.

This mission is a “partnership in the Gospel” with the goal of the “furtherance of the Gospel” as we help our brothers and sisters in the “defense of the Gospel.” The ultimate GOAL is that we all “walk worthy of the Gospel as we work  “side by side for the faith of the Gospel.” Philippians 1

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To fulfill our mission we provide training for pastors and leaders, and strategy for making disciples and planting churches in the Indigenous Church. The strategy HBM provides is called the “one on three disciple making program.”  Materials (Bibles and  three year pastoral training and six month Disciple Makers Program) are also made available to the leaders and churches who disciple others, 2 Timothy 2:2.

As of the close of 2017 over 10,000 Zambian pastors have participated in the 3 year Bible training program overseen by 10 Regional Leaders in partnership with Hope Builders Ministries Zambia. Since 2016 2000 Christians have participated in the Disciple Makers Program which is growing every day.

Prabhu Kiran and Swana with Jeff
Prabhukiran and Swarna with Jeff

Jeff Hawkins is the “coordinator” for in Zambia  and India  traveling to these countries once or twice in a year to encourage, train and provide accountability for the U.S. partners supporting them. In turn he also represent the Indigenous Ministries to churches and individuals in the USA. Jeff  serves in HBM’s social and web ministries and on the HBM Board of Directors.

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Stephen interpreting
Stephen interpreting for Jeff

INDIA was organized. Jeff has returned to India annually to build upon this foundation. Today the ministry includes Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Orissa States. Stephen Prasad is thee director in  Andhra Pradesh and works with over 50 fellow pastors providing pastoral training and the Disciple Makers Program to over 3000 churches. 3000 more are being organized and trained in Telangana under the leadership of Prabhukiran. The 1 on 3 HUB model of disciple-making continues to be effective in multiplying the mission rapidly.


Making Disciples

When Prabhu and Swarna are not on the road conducting Disciple Making Seminars they are visiting their families and friends to encourage them in the Faith. They continually teach them how to be disciples of Jesus Christ and to make disciples where they live. This strengthens them in God’s mission, the Great Commission. Many times …


Jeff and Lou Ann are in full-time ministry supported by the prayers and gifts of partners like you.

Thank you for prayerfully considering partnering with us in this incredible ministry working directly with native indigenous Christian Missionaries in Africa and India. We represent you as we seek supporters for the pastor/missionaries in Zambia and in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states of India.

Today Jeff and Lou Ann live in Texarkana, Tx.

Jeff serves on the staff and board of directors of Hope Builders Ministries, a 501c3 non-profit organization. Please join us as we work together with the LORD in Zambia and India.

You can partner with Jeff and Lou Ann on online  HERE
or by MAIL:
Hope Builders Ministries, Hawkins
P.O.Box 317
Greenwood, VA 22943