Created a new communication package for JV, served as the JV conference coordinator, and visited our JV Staff in various countries. Helped SK with 2 KECY camps that had 131 unbelievers attended in the summer. to continue on the timeline, go to 2008 link


Jan – Sept. Transitional year from Slovakia/local ministries to a global ministry with JV. Summer – 4 KECY camps that touched 250 students, strengthened relationships and getting to know the Figura family, and led a cross-cultural missions experience back to Serbia with six different cultures (UK, CZ, SK, CA, USA, and SRB) participating. JV Journal… Read More »


Had two van accidents that summer with one that involved a boarr, held 5 KECY camps with around 242 unbelievers attending, began a college/career group with our youth group, welcomed to our team Amy Lawlor & Lee Ann Barton, pioneered the first English “Chat” Camp in Serbia, and Peter M. joined JV. to continue on… Read More »


Established a healthy local ministry by working alongside Peter Michalcik and discipling Jany Simocko, and a few other guys. And helped organized 5 KECY Camps with 180 unbelievers attending. to continue on the timeline, go to 2005 link


Passage Into Presov Feb. 2003 – Sept. 2006 Feb. 18  – Moved to Slovakia with the Desnoyers. Adapted to new language, culture, people, food, etc. Finished doing three KECY camps that summer, started doing Club 6:01 with 200 youth coming each week that partnered with the local churches, & began a KECY Klub with our… Read More »


April – sold my house to test the waters, get of out debt and be prepared. June – vision trip to find out if this is what/where God was calling me. July – accepted to JV, and started to raise support. Nov. – attended JV Orientation. to continue on the timeline, go to 2003 link


Participated in my first KECY trip where God called me into ministry, and I returned to participate in a KECY Winter camp to experience Slovak winters. to continue on the timeline, go to 2002 link

10 Year Anniversary

Did you know that 10 years ago this past Sunday, I arrived in Slovakia?! Yep, it’s been that long since I took the road less traveled to venture off into a new culture, life, and ministry. And, I got to say it’s been an amazing journey and adventure! I’ve put together a timeline of events… Read More »

New Norm

Dear Friends, Mom, Steve and I have been blessed by the outpouring of the prayers and care we’ve received over the last few weeks. It’s been almost a month since dad went to be with the Lord, and we are adjusting as well as can be expected. Many continue to ask what they can do,… Read More »

my dad

Dear friends, I want to thank you all for your prayers and ask that you please continue to pray for our family. Last night my dad went to be with the Lord. I am so thankful to God for allowing me time to be with my dad before He took him home. We know that… Read More »