Worker blogs

EMM provides training, support, and networking for 146 workers in global witness and service in 36 countries. Workers with public blogs are listed below.

Michael and Karen Baker

Michael and Karen Baker, along with their children Lydia, Jada, Josiah, Isaiah, and Micah, are non-resident volunteer team leaders for West Africa.

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Joe and Gloria Bontrager

Joe and Gloria Bontrager completed their overseas service in Tanzania in August 2016, and began a term as non-resident volunteer workers to East Africa on September 1. Their continued work will focus on fostering relationships they have built and the development and publication of materials for partner churches.

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Nathanael and Spring Davis

Nathanael and Spring Davis, along with their children Zephaniah, Selah, Zion, Abigail, serve in Belize by developing church leadership among the Deaf and as sign language interpreters. 

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Aram and Debbi DiGennaro

Aram and Debbi, along with their children, Shadrach and Priska, are serving with EMM in Kenya. The DiGennaros are EMM's Regional Representatives for East Africa. 

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Phil and Linda Gottschalk

Phil and Linda Gottschalk serve in the Netherlands as leadership trainers at Tyndale Theological Seminary.

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Tim and Julie Groff

Tim and Julie Groff, along with their children, TJ, Gabriel, and Simeon, serve in Belize building relationships and training leaders among the Garifuna.

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Jan Heindel

Jan Heindel serves in the Czech Republic by teaching English and building relationships.

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Daryl and Jen Hoover

Daryl and Jen Hoover, along with their children, Joseph, Jedidiah, Adam, and Micah, serve in Costa Rica as discipleship trainers and maternal child education through VidaNet.

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Dave and Summer Houser

Dave and Summer, along with their children Serah, Ethan, and Kate, are serving with EMM and YWAM (Youth with a Mission) in Thailand by coaching, training, and equipping Asian missionaries.

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Noah and Tricia Kaye

Noah and Tricia, along with their children, Lily, Davis, and Graceson, are serving in Tanzania. They work with All Nations as simple church planters and discipleship trainers.

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Bryan and Karah Leaman

Bryan and Karah, along with their children Henry, May, and Timothy are serving in church development and ministry to internationals in Germany.

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Mike and Roberta Lotvola

Mike and Roberta, along with their children Naomi, Madeline, and Anika, are serving in Kaiserslautern, Germany as discipleship program leaders and working in church development.

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Micah Martin

Micah Martin is serving as a mission intern in Germany, working with discipleship training.

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Stacy Nofziger

Stacy is currently serving in Prague, Czech Republic. She teaches English and is EMM's Regional Representative in East/Central Europe.

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Ted and Julie Smoker

Ted and Julie Smoker, along with their children Abby, Jacob, Nathan, and Esther, serve through business and agricultural development in Guatemala.

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Alan and Carol Wert

Alan and Carol Wert along with their children Brenin, Cerys, and Dylan serve in Wales through discipleship training, evangelism, and modeling a biblical lifestyle in a post-Christian culture. 

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John and Heleen Yoder

Jonathan and Heleen Yoder are serving in Sierra Leone, working with discipleship, health and community development.

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