LazProfilePicLazarus Fish is the founder and Executive Director of Myanmar Agape Christian Mission (MACM). Lazarus holds a Bachelor of Theology degree from the Myanmar Institute of Theology in Yangon, a Master of Theology degree from Lincoln Christian Seminary in Lincoln, Illinois, and a Doctor of Missiology degree from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. Lazarus also serves as the President of Yangon Christian College and Seminary (YCCS) and is founder and minister of the Yangon Christian Church.


Acha Fish at Open-Air Concert November 2014Lazarus is married to Acha Fish, who serves as Executive Assistant and bookkeeper of MACM. They have four children Sarah (age 26), Paul (age 23), Rachel (age 19) and Elizabeth (age 15).



SarahFishSarah Fish has a Bachelor of Science in University Studies from Kentucky Christian University in Grayson, Kentucky and is currently teaching in the YCCS. Her goal is to obtain a master’s degree in international education policy from a US university so that she can be recognized by the Myanmar government as qualified to open a Christian school in Yangon.


PaulFishPaul Fish is a senior at Central Christian College of the Bible in Moberly, Missouri. Following graduation in May of 2015, he plans to return to Myanmar to teach in YCCS for a couple of years and then pursue a master’s degree from a US seminary so that he can be a qualified seminary instructor in the YCCS.



RachelFishRachel Fish is a freshmen at Cincinnati Christian University in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is also serving as a volunteer at the Mercy House nursing home near campus. Upon graduation, she plans to serve in the ministries of MACM.





Elizabeth Fish is in the eighth grade of the International Secondary school in Yangon and plans to pursue a college education from a US Christian university and also serve in the ministries of MACM.

Brent Tippin

Brent Tippin

Brent works for the United States Internal Revenue Service. He has a BS in Economics from Missouri State University and an MA in Political Science from Arkansas State University. He is a member of West Side Christian Church in Springfield, Illinois, where he serves as life group leader, adult Bible fellowship class officer, and worship/technology team and communion team volunteer. He has been the forwarding agent for MACM since February, 2014.

MACM correspondence or donations may be sent to Brent at:

Brent Tippin
PO Box 413
Pleasant Plains, IL