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About Us


To make Christ known in every vocational context around the world 

Biblical Foundations

​​Vocational ministry is nothing new. In Acts we read of Aquila and Priscilla leaving Rome and conducting their tent making professions in Corinth. Next we read of Paul asking them to join his mission team in Ephesus by using their professions as their ministry platform.


In Acts 18.26 we read of them taking Apollo home for lunch after synagogue and “showing him a better way.” Thus, our name comes from Acts 18.26. ​

Meet Our Team


Chief Executive Director and Member Care Coordinator

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Onboarding Director

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Tom and Catalina

Chief Operating Officer and
18.26 Network board, 
Finance Director

"Efficient, Effective and Economical"

 Description of the 18.26 Network by Robby Holt

Pastor at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Birmingham

Two Different Models, One Goal

Vocation as Mission


Secular career is ministry

Self-generated support

Employer provides salary and benefits

Partner with local missions team

Work alongside local church partners

Advance the Kingdom

Support-raising Model


Full-time Christian ministry

Churches and individuals' support

Mission agency provides salary and benefits

Fully engaged mission team member

Work alongside local church partners

Advance the Kingdom


An estimated 9 million American citizens live abroad...


Vocational missionaries partner with an already-established team or global partner. The teaching, networking, and collective public witness of the team is a powerful gospel picture.​ In your job, you’ll begin by getting to know your co-workers and learning their needs and desires. Fruitful ministry will come through your desire to fellowship, cooperate, and witness to these co-workers. You will have the opportunity to reach folks, inside your company, that the team would not normally have access to.

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