Len Showalter Bio

A life in the ministry

Marcia & Len Showalter at a lookout near the Krasnoyarsk Dam in Russia June 2014. 


2018: Plans include International Evangelism schools in Jacksonville, FL; Russia, Rwanda, Equatorial Guinea, and Central America. Weekly Evangelism training continues in Jacksonville, FL, and in Union Correctional Institution, Raiford, FL.

2017: Conducted Evangelism schools in Jacksonville, FL; Omsk, Yakutsk, Nizhniy Novgorod, and Yaroslavl, Russia; Mityana, Uganda; Buea, Cameroon; and Puerto Cortez, Honduras. Weekly Evangelism training continues in Jacksonville, FL, and in Union Correctional Institution, Raiford, FL.

2016: Conducted Evangelism schools in Jacksonville, FL; Novosibersk, Ivanovo, and St. Petersburg, Russia; and Mityana, Uganda. Also, celebrated 25-years of international ministry. Weekly Evangelism training continues in two churches in Jacksonville, FL, and in Union Correctional Institution, Raiford, FL.

2015: Conducted Evangelism schools and preached in Jacksonville, FL; Ulan-Ude, Russia; Krasnoyarsk, Russia; Kemerovo, Russia; Balakovo, Russia; and Belgorod, Russia. Also, preached in Irkutsk, Russia; Kedrovka, Russia; and Ivanovo, Russia. Weekly Evangelism training continues in two churches in Jacksonville, FL, and in Union Correctional Institution, Raiford, FL.

2014: Conducted Evangelism clinics and preached in Jacksonville, FL, Macas, Ecuador, Krasnoyarsk, Russia, Ulan-Ude, Russia, and Kisumu, Kenya. Training will continue in Jacksonville, FL and in Union Correctional Institution, Raiford, FL.

2013: Conducted Evangelism clinics and preached in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Douala, Cameroun, Ivanovo, Russia, and Iglino, Russia. Continued teaching Evangelism in Jacksonville,  FL, and in Union Correctional Institution, Raiford, FL.

2012: Conducted Evangelism clinics and preached in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and in Borzya, Russsia. Held evangelistic meetings in Chita, Russia, Portland, OR, and Jacksonville, FL. Continued teaching Evangelism in Jacksonville, FL, churches and in Union Correctional Institution, Raiford, FL.

2011: Conducted EE clinics and preached in Flores, Guatemala; Yaroslavl and Chita, Russia; and in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Held evangelistic meetings in Portland, OR, and Jacksonville, FL. Continued teaching EE in Jacksonville, FL, church and in Union Correctional Institution.

2010: Conducted EE clinics and preached in three cites across Russia: Kirov, Yaroslavl, & Krasnokamensk (Siberia); and in Douala, Cameroon. Held 2 evangelistic meetings in Flores, Guatemala. Continued teaching EE in Jacksonvilll, FL, church and in Union Correctional Institution. Initiated lifestyle courses for prisoners.

2009: Conducted EE clinics in Guatemala City, Gautemala, Laroque, Honduras, St. Thomas, USVI, Ivanovo and Yaroslavl, Russia, Mbale, Uganda, Eldoret, Kenya, and Portoviejo, Ecuador. Len taught EE in the Jacksonville, FL area, in Union Correctional institution, and preached in each of the cities where he taught EE clinics.

2008: Conducted EE clinics in St. Thomas, USVI, Yaroslavl and Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Eldoret, Kenya, and Suva, Fiji. Len preached in various churches in Jacksonville, FL, Ivanovo, Russia, and in each of the cities where he taught EE clinics.

2007: Conducted EE clinics in Portoviejo, Ecuador and Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Conducted EE clinics in Yaroslavl and Ivanovo, Russia. Evangelism, leadership, and pastoral training held in Cameroon and Uganda, Africa and Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

2006: Conducted EE clinics in Ivanovo, Russia, in Lima, Peru, and In Buenos Aires, Argentina. Held teaching in Nizhny Novgorod and Ivanovo, Russia.

2005: Participated in an EE clinic in Delicious, Mexico, and conducted an EE clinic in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia and in Ivanovo, Russia.

2004: Conducted EE clinic in Izhevsk, Russia. Attended an international Ethnic sensitive EE clinic in Quezon City, Philippines.

2003: Conducted EE clinics in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia and in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia.

2002: Conducted EE clinic in Sochi, Russia. Attended international EE convention in St. Petersburg, Russia.

2001: Conducted EE clinics in Kirov and NIzhny Novgorod, Russia. Held teaching and church revivals in Eluthra, Bahamas.

2000: Conducted EE clinics in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia and in New Delhi, India.

1999: Held EE clinic in Kirov, Russia. Conducted EE clinic in Davao, Philippines to train local pastors how to train their congregations in evangelism. Along with his team, Len also conducted three nights of Miracle Healing Crusades near the city of Davao.

1998: Conducted EE clinic in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

1997: Conducted EE clinics and crusades in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia and Davao, Philippines.

1996: (June) Along with his wife, Marcia, Len became full-time, independent missionaries. Founded Len Ministries, Inc., a nonprofit corporation.

1995: Returned to Nizhny Novgorod, Russia and conducted second clinic to teach Russian Pastors how to share the Gospel.

1993: Taught the first Evangelism Explosion (EE) clinic in the former Soviet Union held in Moscow, Russia.

1991: Conducted five nights of evangelistic crusades and completed a church plant in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

1990: Masters in Theology at Andersonville College and Seminary.

1988: Began full time ministry as an Associate Pastor.