international missions international mission board IMB partners with churches to empower limitless missionary teams who are making disciples and multiplying churches among unreached peoples and places for the glory of God. jon & Brie Patton in Kobe, Japan Be in prayer for Jon and Brie Patton as they embark on their new mission with MustardSeed Network in Kobe, Japan. Want to support them financially? You can get all the information you need here. operation Christmas child The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to needy children around the world, and together with the local church worldwide, to share the Good News of Jesus Christ.