Since its inception, the TEAM program has seen people from their 20s to their 60s embark on life-changing journeys into diverse cultures around the world. Team missionaries serve one-to-three year commitments on the mission field assisting proven, veteran missionaries as they are involved in evangelism, discipleship and church planting. If you are looking for a short-term, engaging experience in world missions, contact us today or click on the APPLY NOW button at the top of the page to begin the process of becoming a TEAM Missionary.
Name: Wade & Shannon Cooperrider
Sending Church: Desert Springs Community Church
Bio: Wade and Shannon were recognized as TEAM BBFI Missionaries to Nicaragua in May 2016. Their host missionaries are Brian and Rachel Weed.
Capital City: Managua
Religion: 69.39% Roman Catholic
Economy: According to the World Bank , Nicaragua is now the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere with an average per capita annual income of $430
Missionaries: The BBFI has 7 missionary families in Nicaragua