Ministry Page

Who We Are

Both Brett and Brittni grew up in Christian homes and trusted in Christ’s work on the cross at a young age. Brett and Brittni met at the Wilds Christian Camp and Conference Center where they worked from the summer of 2009 (minus the summer of 2015) to the summer of 2017. They were married on April 4, 2015. In May of 2016, Brett finished a 12 month pastoral internship at Colonial Hills Baptist Church in Indianapolis, Indiana. God used this internship and the ministry of Colonial Hills to lead Brett and Brittni to this next step in ministry – church planting in South Africa!

After two and a half years of deputation and one baby boy (Isaiah), they arrived on the field of South Africa in March of 2019. They look forward to seeing how God uses their ministry to build His Church in the country of South Africa.


Our City

We are serving in the city of Knysna, South Africa. This city is made up of around 70,000 people. We are located about 5 hours east of Cape Town in the Western Cape province. The city itself has a “small town” feel but is centrally located along the N2 Highway along the southern tip of the country. The demographic of Knysna is very diverse with a reasonable population of every ethnic group within the country.


Our Vision

Our vision is to see a church planted in the central part of the city that seeks to make disciples and develop leaders from all ethnic groups within the city. We desire to see a multi-ethnic church that is driven and grounded in the Word of God. It is also our goal that this church be able to send out leaders to plant churches around the Western Cape of South Africa and beyond!


Ministry Involvement

Church planting

Providing biblical resources through podcasts – growingintheword.co.za (our desire would be to provide written materials in the future)

Youth outreach through weekly Bible studies and annual camps

Volunteering for our host organization, Knysna Hope, in various community outreaches


Our Sending Ministry

We are so thankful for a sending church that has a passion for the Gospel and the glory of God! Colonial Hills Baptist Church has been behind us every step of the way, and we look forward to partnering with them in the years to come. Colonial is a Word-centered church that seeks to grow believers in Christ-likeness and advance the Gospel in their community and around the world. It truly is a church that feels like home!


Pastor Chuck Phelps

Brett and Brittni Stowe are committed to the gospel. It is a privilege to recommend the Stowes knowing that they are well-prepared to bring the Good News to South Africa.  Brett and Brittni are compassionate, consistent Christians who have answered God’s call to go and tell the nations. I commend them to you!


Support Our Ministry

We desire partners in the Gospel! This is a team effort that cannot be done alone. We need prayer support as well as financial support. There are two ways in which you can contribute towards our financial support: 1) you can become a monthly support partner, or 2) you can give a one-time donation. If you are simply interested in praying for us, you can also sign up for our newsletter.