John and Jean both served in the inner city of Chicago while attending Wheaton College. While John studied business, he eventually became a computer programmer. Jean studied biology/nursing. After several short-term mission trips, John gave thought to how God could his gifts and knowledge of computers for “kingdom work”, seeking eternal results. God opened doors in 2010, and John and Jean relocated to Elkhart, Indiana to serve at SonSet Solutions (formerly HCJB Global Technology Center). John works in the IT department and as the chaplain. Jean works in the IT and Finance department as well.
They have four adult children. Elizabeth is married to Peter, and they have two children. JR is a zookeeper at Potawatomi Zoo in South Bend. David is a recent grad of Huntington University with a computer science degree. Anina is married to Tyler and is in the nursing progam at Bethel College.