Capture the Nations

About Us

Empowering Hearts,
Transforming Lives
Welcome to our Mission - a journey ignited by a shared passion and an unwavering dedication to elevate and embolden women and vulnerable populations worldwide. Inaugurated in 2022 by the visionary duo of Kathy Maurer and Keisa Capers, whose combined cross-cultural ministry experience spans an impressive forty-nine years, our ministry stands as a radiant beacon of hope and encouragement.

Kathy Maurer and Keisa Capers, luminaries in their own right, converged with a common purpose - to empower and uplift those who tirelessly dedicate themselves to creating positive change within their communities. Fueled by compassion and a deep sense of responsibility, our founders embarked on this mission to provide unwavering support to those at the forefront of transformative kingdom work.

With a steadfast commitment to cross-cultural understanding and profound respect for the diversity that enriches our world, we have embarked on a remarkable journey. Our foundation is built upon the belief that every individual, regardless of their background, holds within them the potential to spark meaningful change. Through our collaborative efforts, we strive to create a ripple effect that extends far beyond borders, touching lives and fostering progress on a global scale.

As we march forward, our ministry acts as a conduit, bridging the gap between aspirations and accomplishments. We provide a nurturing space for ideas to flourish, for connections to be forged, and for dreams to evolve into realities. Rooted in empathy and fortified by experience, our community stands together, supporting, uplifting, and nurturing each other in our collective pursuit of a brighter world that reflects God's love.

Join us in this transformative journey - as we honor our past, embrace our present, and pave the way for a future where empowerment knows no bounds. Together, we amplify voices, cultivate change, and illuminate pathways to a world where hope prevails, and all are empowered by the power of Jesus to thrive.
Meet Our Team

The mission is too great to be completed without all His children.

  • Keisa Capers

    Raised and recently replanted in the Carolinas, Keisa Capers Co-founded Capture the Nations in 2022 after spending 22 years serving in international cross-cultural ministry in Africa, Asia, and the Pacific Islands. Keisa believes in wholeheartedly investing herself in people—specifically, the women who desire to grow and develop who are placed in her path. She sees the value in listening closely and brings a Professional Coach Certificate from the International Coaching Federation to the role, as well as B.S. in Organizational Leadership & Management. Keisa’s heart goes beyond giving people personal tools for development. She has 18+ years of training others by using adult learning principles, creating ripple effects in the nations. When not empowering others, she enjoys cooking international dishes, sitting by the ocean, and having a good cup of coffee.

  • Kathy Maurer

    Originally from Ohio (Go Bucks!) Kathy Co-founded Capture the Nations in 2022. She has always had the heart to develop others wherever she lands. Kathy started her local hometown expression of investing in others by helping to lead College & Career ministries in her church for 12 years and high school ministries for 6. In 2000, she began serving globally in cross-cultural missions, which has taken her to over 30 countries. She’s passionate about connecting people with God’s purposes. She loves to come alongside others helping them fulfill their calling by tapping into her Professional Coach Certificate or even drawing from her B.A. in Counseling. Kathy never misses an opportunity to connect individuals for greater Kingdom impact. Kathy is a connoisseur of coffee and meeting strangers who quickly become friends. She enjoys traveling internationally, experiencing new cultures, the ocean, and bike riding.

Meet our Board
  • Keisa Capers
    Board Chair
  • Kathy Maurer
    Financial Steward
  • Wendy Benedetto
    Governance Officer
  • Michael Heath

Statement of Faith

At Capture the Nations, we are a community of dedicated Christ followers, driven by the profound teachings of the Great Commission and the Greatest Commandment. Our faith is grounded in our unwavering commitment to love God, love our neighbors, and make disciples of all nations.

We firmly believe in proclaiming and embodying the life-transforming message of the Gospel. Our mission is to empower women and vulnerable populations, enabling them to realize their full potential and answer their higher calling on a global scale. In this noble pursuit, we confront some of the most pressing challenges of our time, serving an even greater God, who calls us to be the hands and feet of His love in a hurting world.

Together, we stand firm in our faith, dedicating our lives to bringing hope, healing, and transformation to all nations, guided by the principles of love, compassion, and discipleship.