December 2000 - As a visitor at Christian Life Center, the Holy Spirit uses Pastor Jack Lankhorst to prophesy the call to pastoring.
August 2002 - After many years of incubation and an actual death of the vision, God renews the call to Ecuador.
March 2005 - After a Foursquare First Nations District Conference, God tells us that we are called to unreached people groups, specifically to native peoples. He also gives a name for this ministry, "Call To The Nations".
June 2007 - During a children's event at Christian Life Center, God asks through a video: "What did you dream about doing when you were 12? Are you doing it?" At that moment, the call to Ecuador and for Call To The Nations must be answered.
June 21, 2007 - During a meeting with Pastor Jack, we ask for his blessing to move to South America and to start the ministry of Call To The Nations.
August 2008 - Our prayer trip to Cuenca. We made friends, learned a lot, and listened as God spoke.
October 6, 2008 - We receive an invitation from the National Church in Ecuador to come plant a church in Ecuador.
May 14, 2009 - We are officially appointed as Missionary Candidates with Foursquare!
October 2009 - A second trip to Ecuador to meet with the Foursquare Leadership and make further preparations for our move to Cuenca.
October 11, 2011 - We arrive in Cuenca, Ecuador. As the plane approaches for landing, we fly over San Blas and feel God's call to plant a church in that location.
March 2012 - We begin a Bible study in our home, the beginnings of the church we currently pastor.
July 2015 - After nearly four years, the door finally opens for a church building in San Blas!
July 2017 - In one of the most difficult decisions of our lives, we closed the doors of our church to focus on a new phase of ministry. We will miss the frequent interaction with the members of our church but know that God is moving us in a new direction.