Tom & Lydia Hines Give Now

Long-term missionaries Tom and Lydia Hines are currently working with Global Partners in Ecuador. Their ministry there includes developing ministerial and lay leadership within the church and facilitating theological education. Lydia has also led an interdenominational prison ministry called “Voices of Hope” and manages the online Spanish resource center, CREA (Centro de Recursos en Español para las Américas), at, which provides Spanish-speaking pastors and leaders with free ministry tools.

Tom and Lydia were first missionaries to Honduras 1979-1999 and then to Costa Rica from 2000-2003. From 2004-2008 they worked out of the former GP Latin America office that was located in Florida, and Tom was regional director for Ecuador and El Salvador. Since 2009 they have lived and ministered in Ecuador, South America.

Their life verse is: 'You did not choose Me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain, that whatever you ask the Father in My name He may give you' (John 15:16 NKJV).