In July, 1980, Brad and Ronda Hastings were approved as World Baptist Fellowship missionaries to New Zealand. After twenty-five years of service in the South Pacific their ministry moved to the state of New Mexico in 2008, where they are now ministering among the Native Americans.
Brad was saved at age 12 in 1966 at Sagamont Bible Camp in Joplin, Missouri. Ronda was saved in 1975 at Northside Baptist Church in Carrollton, Texas.
They both attended Arlington Baptist College. Brad graduated in May, 1978.
Brad and Ronda were married in Fort Scott, Kansas in 1972. Their sending church is Grace Baptist Tabernacle of Fort Scott.
They have three daughters - Jill, Jodell and Jessica.