Lila Farmer


Lila Farmer’s mission field is located in East Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Somalia, South Sudan). The ministry is to provide leadership seminars to indigenous churches and humanitarian aid to rural communities. The organizations she serves are platforms to share the lifesaving truth of salvation in Jesus Christ.

First Mission

Lila’s first mission’s experience was witnessing at Daytona Beach during Spring Break. She was a sophomore in college at Mankato State University and joined Campus Crusade for Christ, International. Later she student taught in Mexico City. She also ministered to Japanese students in Hawaii.

Becoming a Missionary

Lila was called to international missions in December 1969 at a Campus Crusade for Christ International conference in Chicago, Illinois. She recalls being willing to go anywhere to do the Lord’s will and purpose. She also remains grateful for the staff who taught her to walk in the Spirit by faith and witness for Jesus Christ. In 1973 she joined the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ International and moved to Africa.