Les Unruh has served with SIM
since 1968. Les and his wife
Verla began their missionary
career in Ethiopia, East Africa.
They served there for eight years
doing church planting and
After the Marxist take over they
were asked to transfer to Liberia, where they pioneered the Church Planting ministry for SIM. They served in Liberia for seven years reaching out to the Gola people with a church planting and community development ministry. They returned home in 1983 and since that time they have been on SIM USA home staff in Charlotte, NC. Les has been the Director of the Selection and Training process and is now the Director of the Ministries Network Department.