Garry and Melinda Tingson2019-10-14T09:33:04-05:00

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Garry Birthday 10/14
Mindy Birthday 11/05
Garry & Mindy Wedding Anniversary 07/25
 Rhys  Birthday 10/22
 Elin  Birthday 11/08
 Gwen  Birthday 07/04

Garry was born in the Philippines in 1983.  When he was 4, his family migrated to Australia where he spent the rest of his childhood. He attended Queensland Baptist College for his first year in college & moved to the United States in 2003 to attend  Hyles-Anderson College.  In 2007, Garry graduated from H.A.C. with a Bachelor’s in Pastoral Theology and in 2008 he graduated with his Master’s in Education for School Administration.  Garry has been on staff as a Pastor’s assistant and school teacher since 2009 at Lakecrest Baptist Church.


Mindy was born and raised in Michigan.  She has been a part of Lakecrest Baptist Church all her life and has even served as a part-time teacher there.  Mindy graduated at Hyles-Anderson College in 2013 with her Associates in Elementary Education.  Garry & Mindy were married on July 25th, 2009.  They have three kids: Rhys, Elin, & Gwen.

    Garry has always known the need in Australia.  It’s only been recently that he knew God was calling him back to Australia to serve Him there.  He has dual citizenship in Australia and the United States.  This is a great advantage to entering Australia as missionaries.  Other American missionaries wanting to enter Australia must enter through other avenues besides religious visas as they are no longer available.

    Garry was commissioned at First Baptist Church of Hammond on March 15, 2017 by FBMI. He was ordained into the ministry on July 16, 2017 at Lakecrest Baptist Church, the Tingson’s sending church.

    Please pray for the Tingsons as they seek to win souls, plant churches, and train nationals in Australia.  Pray for them while they are on deputation to raise support from churches and individuals who share the same vision to reach the world for the Lord Jesus Christ.

Lakecrest Baptist Church



  (248) 648-9061
35 Airport Rd.,
Waterford, MI 48327





You can financially support our family and ministry by giving here online, or you can mail checks to FBMI, 507 State Street, Hammond, IN 46320, and designate your giving to Missionary #176.


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Garry Tingson Prayer Letter: A Long Road Ahead

Garry Tingson Prayer Letter: A Long Road AheadWe continued our deputation trail in the month of September. We started the month with a meeting at Calvary Baptist Church in Paw Paw, Michigan. This was our second visit with this beloved church, and it was just as sweet as the last. The Lord met with us that Sunday!

The following week, we were able to stay close to home again and meet with Victory Baptist Church in Burton, Michigan. I had the privilege to go door knocking with their deacon, Bro. Scott, and I was able to speak to a man named Greg, who was just going through a rough time with deaths of loved ones. I gave him the plan of salvation, and he asked the Lord to save him. His countenance and outlook on life changed! Please pray for this man. We had a great time presenting and preaching at VBC!

The next Wednesday started our Missions Conference for the fall season of 2019. We had the honor of being a part of the Missions Conference at Grace Baptist Church of North Ridgeville, Ohio. It was great to see some old friends and to meet new ones. We had the privilege to go on a tour of Charles Finney’s church and college in Oberlin. It was very educational and inspiring!

After this conference, we found ourselves on a road trip to Hudson, Maine, to be with Hudson Baptist Church. I presented and preached to a sweet congregation of long-time faithful members. Then we traveled to Bath, Maine, to present our ministry and preach at Open Bible Baptist Church. From there we traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, to be a part of Shawnee Baptist Church’s Missions Conference. We had a great time there! At least 7 young children trusted Christ as Saviour after I preached in Junior Church. It was encouraging to be in these three churches where men of God my age are doing a great work to keep the churches moving forward for the cause of Christ—I went to college with two of them.

We then had a meeting the next Wednesday at Bible Baptist Church in Covington, Kentucky. To finish off the month, we were a part of the Missions Conference at Bible Baptist Church in Uniontown, Pennsylvania. We had 6 young children trust Christ as their Saviour in Junior Church. There was great fellowship there!

We’ve been busy, and we still have a long road ahead of us. Please continue to pray for our health and traveling mercies. We would like to welcome Loomis Park Baptist Church and Greenville Baptist Church as our newest supporters! Thank you so much for your prayers and for your sacrifice!

Your servant in Christ,

Garry Tingson

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