Janet is Executive Director of Interaction and also Director of Educational Services. In these dual roles she provides educational networking for missionary children worldwide, counsels parents on educational choices, and provides assistance for missionaries who use home schooling, national schools or other educational resources to educate their children. By providing seminars, training, resources, and publications, Interaction helps teens and adults with transition issues and educational challenges that come from growing up overseas.
George is the Managing Director at LRI. He is responsible for the day to day operations of the Global Ministry Center located next to our church. George supervises a great support staff that works behind the scenes to ensure that our International Training staff has the resources it needs to implement our Training National Training (TNT) programs worldwide. George and Deb have been part of the MVC family for over 30 years.
Mary does friendship evangelism, small group Bible studies, and discipleship with students at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Many of these students will return to strategic positions of leadership in government, business and education in China.
Don is Program Director for the Far East Russia TNT training of pastors. Pray that God will be glorified in the existing Russian TNT training and in the new groups to be formed. Don and his wife, Sharon, have been long time members here at Moraine.
Bruce & Paula moved to the Texas/Mexico border in the fall of ’07 and joined Mexico Missions, Inc. to help facilitate outreaches to the colonias with groups from all over the USA. Their mission is to reach the poorest of the poor in Reynosa, Mexico. They build homes, offer food and clothing to those in need, but most importantly, they share the love and hope that is found in our Lord Jesus Christ.
Bill & Karen founded LRI in 1970 and are still working full time in the ministry. Bill is presently Director of Russia and Central Asia for our TNT (Training National trainers) ministry. He also teaches Bible conferences in the developed world, focusing on the US, Australia, Singapore and England. Karen handles LRI finances and assists Bill and George Bowater.
Craig is the President of LRI. He gives overall leadership to the ministry, develops staff, teaches in the USA and overseas, and helps launch pastoral training movements (TNT) worldwide. These are in areas where there is a critical lack of training opportunities and resources. Craig and Louise live in Chicago.
David is the Production Coordinator for LRI. With the growth of the ministry over the past 25 years, he has transitioned from printing LRI’s books and materials to overseeing and outsourcing all production work. David insures that the proof of the deliverable meets LRI’s expectations before he allows it to go to press. As well as working with desktop publishing, he produces all in-house materials and publications. David and Theresa also enjoy serving at Moraine.
John & Luci Tumas
We are John & Luci Tumas, serving with Wycliffe Bible Translators, Inc. ( for 38 ½ years ). Both are seconded to SIL International, (Wycliffe’s primary service partner organization) and work remotely from Wake Forest, North Carolina.
John serves Bibleless peoples in North and South America (for SIL, Wycliffe, and Global Sign Languages) in the primary area of financial management & accountability for the project leaders working with local partners and translation teams.
Luci’s ministry as SIL International’s Managing Editor involves development of public relations tools. Her writing primarily impacts those who access the www.sil.org website and SIL Facebook page, providing updates and information relating to SIL’s partnerships internationally and the progress of language development.
Craig & Carol Lynn Rucin
Craig and Carol Lynn Rucin serve with Pioneers in Rzeszów, Poland. Our goal is to strengthen the local church and work along side it to plant churches where there are none. We teach English as an outreach, train youth into future church leaders, and assist church members in carrying out the great commission around them.
Ed & Jan Kotynski
Kirk & Jan Reynolds
Ron and Karen are committed to communicating the Gospel to the lost in their language and to motivating and equipping believers to communicate Christ to the lost in their world. Using contemporary approaches to “spiritual rescue”, they seek to impact “hard-to-reach hearts” through the “A Word with You” radio broadcast, ANewStory.com web outreach, and the “On Eagles’ Wings” outreach to Native American youth.
Dave and Lori Ditzler
Dave & Lori Ditzler serving Jesus Christ with urban and under resourced youth from Chicago, Detroit, Port Huron, Western Michigan, and Northern Indiana at Beechpoint Camp.
Bob & Debbie Long
Bob and Debbie Long, after a lifetime of ministering to youth and youth leaders in the U.S., moved to the Philippines in 2014. They live in the metro Cebu City area. Bob’s primary ministry is teaching youth ministry, leadership development and Bible courses at the Baptist Theological College (BTC) and Cebu Graduate School of Theology in Metro Cebu City. He also mentors and trains youth leaders in local churches. Both Bob and Debbie lead small groups of BTC students. Debbie is currently teaching a creative English course at BTC. Plus she co-teaches courses with Bob. She leads a Bible study for recent women graduates of BTC.
Marc & Sandy Henkel
Tom and Dana Yeakley