The Byrd Family

Welcome to the Byrd family official website!  We are on staff with Campus Outreach Johannesburg (COJ) in Johannesburg, South Africa.  Nothing brings us more joy than delighting in Jesus and spreading a passion for the gospel of Jesus Christ to all peoples in all nations!  You can join us on the  great commission of making much of Christ in South Africa and beyond right here where our mindset becomes missional by being informed of the need for missions both locally and globally!

Go, Pray or Send is the mandate from the scriptures.  Go make disciples (Matthew 28:18-20). Pray to the Lord of the harvest, for the harvest is plentiful but the workers are few (Matthew 9:35-38). Send out those who have been discipled, equipped and called to share the gospel (2 Tim. 2:2). The question we have is, what Christian is not called to do these things?  Everyone is called to participate in the advancement of God's kingdom.  However, how can we go if we don't know where to go?  How can we send up prayers and petitions for the unreached if we know nothing about their needs?  How can we send funds or the next generation of missionaries out if we don't know where to send them?  We have to be an informed people.  And we hope this website not only informs you of the great needs of South Africa and the world, but ignites a flame in you so passionate for God's glory and his people that you would daily ask the question, "what can I do for you today my precious Jesus?"

Are you ready?  Let's Go...

Recent Announcements

  • Melo and I will be leading the Leadership Project (LP) this December!  Ok, maybe not Melo but we can't wait.  We are looking forward to serving students from 4 campuses and 4 churches from Johannesburg and Pretoria.  The LP is two weeks of intensive training on the gospel, how to evangelize, discipleship and bible study skills.  Pray for us as we help students grow in the grace of God!  The  harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few!
  • Enjoying Our USA Assignment We have enjoyed our US assignment so far!  God has been so good to us as we travel and engage with God's people over His desire for all nations.  Thank you for your prayers for us, our ministry and all that Christ is doing in South Africa.  God bless,The Byrds
    Posted Aug 26, 2013, 11:43 AM by timbyrd Tim
  • The Leadership Project Two full weeks of intense training on the gospel and making disciples!  What more could you ask for!  We are Just three months away from this exciting venture! Please keep us in your prayers as we prepared to head to the South Coast of South Africa in the month of December.  Much work to be done, much prayer needed and much gratitude given! Humbly,The Byrds
    Posted Sep 30, 2012, 1:55 PM by timbyrd Tim
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