Bio and CV

I am a Jesus follower living in Zagreb, Croatia and working with the Zagreb Bible Institute and the Kušlanova Church of Christ. I hope you enjoy reading here about various happenings in my life and work in Croatia. Any success in my work you read about in these pages is only made possible by the work of God through me. I am completely dependent on the Life of Jesus and the counsel and power of His Holy Spirit

I grew up in Friendswood, Texas, near Houston. My hometown church, the Friendswood Church of Christ, was involved with evangelistic work in Croatia for many years. As a result, I grew up knowing of this work in Croatia and have frequently been a part of these efforts since 1996, both through individual involvement, and in leading teams of people to work in Croatia on a short-term basis. I have been living and working in Croatia since November of 2010.

Previous Experience

Numerous missions to central and eastern Europe since 1990.

Ministry to orphans while living in Donetsk, Ukraine (3 1/2 years).
Taught weekly classes at orphanages, directed camps, coordinated humanitarian aid, helped start transitional living center.

Director of Operations for World Wide Youth Camps (5 years).
Managed finances, coordinated global logistics for teams, oversaw team recruiting and preparation process.

Leader of camp teams in Ukraine, Bosnia, and Croatia (5 years).
Recruited teams, coached them on raising support, and prepared them for international Christian camp work.

School counselor and teacher in Texas public schools (6 years).
Advised students, parents, and teachers; scheduled classes; coordinated standardized testing.

Education

Master of Education, Abilene Christian University – 1995

Summer Missions Seminar, Abilene Christian University – 1993

Bachelor of Science in Education, Abilene Christian University – 1990