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About ESI

To mobilize and equip the Church of Jesus Christ to better fulfill God’s mission to reach the nations, both here at home and abroad, for the worship and glory of God.

  • Equip healthy cross-cultural servants who can thrive and achieve long-term effective service overseas.
  • Equip churches to do better pre-missions assessment, counseling and preparation.
  • Equip the whole Body of Christ with the right knowledge and understanding for engaging in cross-cultural ministry here in America.
  • Equip churches and foundations to be culturally wise in the use of funds and people in global endeavors.
“....for the equipping of the saints for the work of service.” Eph. 4:12

David & Vicki Frazier ministered for 20 years in the Middle East and bring more than 25 years of cross-cultural ministry experience to this work. David has a B.A. in Intercultural Studies & Missiology from Biola University, an M.A.
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in General Theological Studies from Columbia International University, and an M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language from the University of Memphis. Vicki is a certified educational therapist with the National Institute for Learning Development ( and offers private therapy to children with learning difficulties. David and Vicki use their knowledge and experience to better equip churches and individuals in the missions discovery and training process.

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