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Our Staff

Our full time or part time staff, here and abroad, is delighted to represent you in reaching out to feed the “hungry giant.” We’ll be happy to answer your questions and share ways that you can impact the French-speaking world with God’s word without even leaving your home – unless you want to be part of a team going to another country.

Angela Brandle - Executive Director

Angela Brandle - Executive Director

Full-time missionary

Angela has over four decades of cross-cultural experience and a passion for the French-speaking world. She holds a B.A. (Hons.) in French (University of Manchester, UK) and graduate qualifications in various fields. She served in France, Quebec, Africa, and the U.S. in leadership, teaching, disciple-making, and translation. She wrote and edited for three French-language magazines and led the SIM International French Media Group. She teaches adult Sunday School at her church.

John Sauceda

John Sauceda - Director of Operations


John started working with SF in 2001 and has provided administrative leadership for all the back-office functions of SF. In 2017, he became our Director of Operations. John works full-time in I.T. at Moody Bible Institute and serves as the Elder Chair at his church.

Elise Tegegne - Director of Communications


Elise holds a BA in English and French as well as an MFA in Creative Writing. She has also studied French at the Université de Strasbourg and Les Cèdres. For four years, she taught French at an international missions school in Ethiopia, where she met her husband. After becoming a mother, she left teaching to focus on her son and writing. Her work has appeared in various literary and faith-based publications, and she publishes a blog at

Jordan Lockwood

Jordan Lockwood - Staff Writer


Jordan is a graduate of George Fox University, where he studied English, philosophy, and history. Working with SF allows him to write stories of people involved in ministries that matter in the French-speaking world. When he’s not writing for SF, he is a 911 dispatcher at a police department, or hard at work on writing assignments.

Eileen Martin

Eileen Martin - Bilingual Executive Assistant


Eileen spent over fourteen years in the American office of a French high-tech company as translator, proofreader, and writer, periodically sent on months-long assignments to France. During this time, she became an American Translators’ Association Certified French-to-English translator. She worked with the French Media Group of SIM International.

Russ & Mary Ann Miller

Russ & Mary Ann Miller - Associates, SE USA


Former missionaries in French-speaking Africa, Russ and Mary Ann joined SF (then BLF) in Belgium in 1995. Mary Ann worked in the Literature Sponsorship Program and edited and facilitated the publication of our Sunday School curriculum for Africa. Russ trained and supervised Impression Teams and maintained the building and grounds at BLF Éditions. The Millers were Bible study group leaders and Sunday School teachers in a Belgian church.

Nathan & Annie Phillips

Nathan & Annie Phillips, Benjamin, and Caleb - Publishing, France

Full-time missionaries

Nathan worked at BLF Éditions (France) as a Graphic Design intern in 2005/6 and returned full-time in 2008. Annie went to France on an Impressions Team in 2010 and returned for a year in 2011. Nathan and Annie were married in 2012 and now have two sons. Nathan has used his skills in graphic design with BLF Éditions and Éditions Clé. He is now part of the printshop team at IMEAF in southern France. Annie is skilled in managing orders, contracts, databases, and accounting.

Mary Bremer - Donor Liaison


Mary started working with SF in the fall of 2023. She is a former accountant, bank officer, and paralegal. In addition to running her own small accounting business, she is a full-time real estate broker, mother of two, and grandmother of four. She has been blessed to have served on the boards of ministries and on short-term mission trips to Uganda and Mexico.

We are looking for staff!

Want to join us?

We are seeking:
– print professionals to join a Christian printing ministry in France, preparing materials for worldwide distribution.
– a bilingual administrator to join a Christian literature ministry in France.
– French-speaking teachers of the Word for short-term ministry in Africa.
– team members for a range of ministries in France, Quebec, and Africa. French helpful but not essential.
– Christians with cross-cultural experience or interest in and knowledge of the French-speaking world to work as Ambassadors in various regions of the U.S.A. – advocating for people without God’s Word.

Contact for more information.