Our Family

We have four grown children who are all married and involved in ministry.

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Joanna (1982) is married to Silvio Diniz, a business administrator.  They own and direct two private schools – a Christian bi-lingual school in Brazil called Lighthouse Internacional Lighthouse and a school for teaching languages called Language House. They have four children – Deborah, Sarah, David, and Bella.

Christina (1984) is married to Daniel Gabardo, an orthopedic surgeon.  She is nutricionist and does translation work. They have 2 sons named Thomas and Nicholas.

Andrew (1987) is married to Alexi. They both work. at Hillside Church in Bloomington, MN.  Andrew has his own freelance video business Abel Productions.  They have a son named Judah.

Matthew (1989) is married to Ednay and they are full-time missionaries with the AFLC AFLC World Missions  in Paraguay.  They have a little girl named Zoey and a little boy named Ian.