Rev. Andy Entz
Rev. Andy Entz
Director of Team Care and Development
Andy and his wife, Lisa, have been missionaries with World Impact since 1986. Andy grew up in a rural area near Wichita, Kansas. He graduated from Tabor College with a degree in social work in 1982. It was there that he met Lisa, whom he married in June of 1982. Andy worked as a social worker in Wichita for several years, investigating child abuse and neglect. In 1986, Andy and Lisa received the call to minister with World Impact. They served their first six years in Wichita helping to establish Celebration Church and also working with hundreds of youth and teens. In 1992, they transferred to Los Angeles where they began a new ministry on Raymond Street to work with youth and adults. In 1996, they transferred back to Wichita to continue their church-planting ministry. In the late 1990s and early 2000, Andy was the interim director for the Dallas ministry, in addition to helping give oversight to the East Coast city ministries.
In the summer of 2004, Andy, with the help of several key people around the country, hosted the first Candidate Assessment Program (CAP) in Wichita. Since then, Andy has continued to direct the CAP program. In 2009, he was appointed to lead the World Impact Member Care Department.
As part of his responsibilities with Member Care, Andy gave personnel and pastoral oversight to the Midwest region. He and Lisa made regular pastoral visits to the East and West Coast. Andy also enjoys working with Lisa to train indigenous church-plant leaders. In his current role as Vice President of the Midwest Region, Andy oversees and directs all church planting and ministry efforts in our Midwest Region.
On a personal note, Andy and Lisa enjoy their role as parents and now grandparents. Jackson and Mark Andrew are great additions to their growing family. Their eldest daughter Tina is a missionary with World Impact, married to Daren Busenitz, the director of the Wichita ministry. Their second daughter Dana is a school teacher with an inner-city school in Wichita, and Nick, her husband, is a medical technologist. Their son Scott is training to be a fireman following his service in the Marine Corps, and their youngest Luke is pursuing his college degree.